The MMQB's Peter King noted Illinois DL Jihad Ward could be a dark-horse selection at No. 29 by the Cardinals.
Cal graduate ILB Hardy Nickerson Jr. transferred to Illinois.
Illinois redshirt freshman RB Dre Brown suffered a left torn ACL and will miss the 2016 season.
NFL Media's Lance Zierlein compares Illinois RB Josh Ferguson to Ronnie Hillman.
Illinois junior WR Mike Dudek will miss the 2016 season with a torn right ACL.
Illinois redshirt senior QB Wes Lunt indicated that he likes the direction the new coaching staff has taken.
Illinois HC Lovie Smith noted that junior WR Mike Dudek was held out of Tuesday's practice due to a knee injury.
Illinois WR Geronimo Allison visited the Texans on Wednesday.
Illinois hired Northern Illinois WR coach Thad Ward to serve as RB coach.
Illinois hired Indianapolis Colts assistant Andrew Hayes-Stoker to serve as WR coach.
Illinois hired former Buccaneers LB coach Hardy Nickerson to serve as defensive coordinator.
Illinois S Clayton Fejedelem "now looks like a lock in the late rounds," writes TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.
Illinois hired Louisville offensive coordinator and quarterback coach Garrick McGee as OC.
Illinois will hire former Buccaneers LB and coach Hardy Nickerson as defensive coordinator, according to Sports Illustrated.
Illinois HC Lovie Smith said Monday that he hopes to finish his career at the school.