Illini quarterback Wes Lunt suffered a fractured leg in the team's loss to Purdue, the school announced Sunday afternoon.
Purdue defeated Illinois, 38-27, on Saturday in Champaign. The Boilermakers improved to 3-3, and the Illini dropped to 3-3.
The Illini run defense has been allowing big days all season long. And despite playing a struggling rushing team in Purdue on Saturday, that certainly didn't change.
The Illini try to boost their record to 4-2 on Saturday with an 11 a.m. matchup against Purdue in Champaign.