Illinois head coach Tom Beckman has dismissed redshirt sophomore DE Darrius Caldwell for a violation of unspecified team rules.
Illinois has dismissed suspended junior WR Darius Millines after his violation of team policy.
Illinois senior OL Corey Lewis was granted a sixth season of eligibility.
Patriots selected Illinois DE Michael Buchanan with the No. 226 overall pick.
Steelers selected Illinois CB Terry Hawthorne with the No. 150 overall pick.
Bucs traded up to select Illinois DT Akeem Spence with the No. 100 overall pick, sending Nos. 112 and 181 to the Raiders.
Colts selected Illinois OG Hugh Thornton with the No. 86 overall pick.
Teams who run a 3-4 base defense have been showing the most interest in Illinois pass rusher Michael Buchanan.
Illinois OL Hugh Thornton visited the Rams last week.
National Football Post's Russ Lande writes that it would not be a surprise if Illinois DT Akeem Spence was drafted in the second-round.
Russ Lande of National Football Post writes that teams are looking at Illinois DE/LB Michael Buchanan as a 3-4 OLB.
NFL.com's Gil Brandt says Illinois DL Glenn Foster's pro day workout "has scouts scrambling" back to his tape.
Illinois junior WR Darius Millines has been suspended for a violation of team policy.
Illinois CB Terry Hawthorne ran an official 4.44 forty at the NFL Combine.
Illinois DE Michael Buchanan ran an official 4.78 forty at the NFL Combine.