Illinois DE Dawuane Smoot accepted an invitation to the Senior Bowl.
Illinois edge rusher Carroll Phillips accepted an invitation to the Senior Bowl.
Illinois received a verbal commitment from four-star 2017 DE Owen Carney.
Illinois sophomore WR Desmond Cain plans to transfer.
Illinois redshirt senior QB Wes Lunt has accepted an invitation to the East-West Shrine Game.
Illinois junior WR Malik Turner caught 11 passes for 164 yards and two touchdowns in Saturday's 42-21 loss to Northwestern.
Illinois redshirt junior RB Kendrick Foster is doubtful to return to Saturday's game against Northwestern due to a leg injury suffered early in the first quarter.
Illinois redshirt junior RB Kendrick Foster rushed for 146 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries in Saturday's 31-27 win over Michigan State.
Illinois sophomore RB Ke'Shawn Vaughn (leg) is questionable for Saturday's game against Michigan State.
Illinoi junior WR Malik Turner (concussion) is questionable for Saturday's game against Michigan State.
Illinois junior WR Malik Turner has been placed in the concussion protocol.
Illinois HC Lovie Smith refuted an ESPN report which deemed him to be "miserable" and a potential one-and-done coach.
Illinois sophomore quarterback Chayce Crouch underwent season-ending shoulder surgery last week.
Illinois freshman WR Dominic Thieman will miss the remainder of the 2016 season due to a leg injury.
Illinois freshman QB Jeff George Jr. completed 16-of-34 passes for 156 yards a touchdown in Saturday's 41-17 loss to Minnesota.