— Purdue needed backup quarterback Aidan O’Connell to deliver in a pinch Saturday.
- Illinois QB Peters (shoulder) returns to practice
- Illinois QB Peters exits early with shoulder injury
- Ex-Illinois defensive lineman Roundtree dies at 23
- Cornhuskers, Illini won't play in Ireland this year
— Joseph Petrino kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired to lift Maryland over Illinois 20-17 on Friday night.
— After seeing his offense start slowly in its season-opening win over William & Mary, Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall designed his practices this week to correct that.
— As impressive as UTSA was on Saturday in beating Illinois 37-30, you’d never guess the Roadrunners’ football program is only a decade old.
Illinois QB Brandon Peters (shoulder) is back at practice after being injured in the season opener, but linebacker C.J. Hart will miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury.
— Under a new coach, with fans packed into the stands for the first time since 2019 and its backup quarterback at the helm, Illinois beat Nebraska 30-22 on Saturday to kick off the 2021 college football season.
Illinois quarterback Brandon Peters left Saturday's season-opening win over Nebraska late in the first quarter after injuring his left (non-throwing) shoulder.
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Roundtree suffered a serious spinal cord injury during a boating and swimming accident in 2019 and had been rehabbing for the past two years.
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