When Bill Cubit was named the Illini's interim head coach in the wake of the firing of Tim Beckman, an assistant coaching position opened up.
As the independent investigation into Illinois head football coach Tim Beckman continues, one former player feels good enough about his former coach to come back to the program.
Illinois will have one fewer quarterback on its roster next season.
According to a Thursday report from Scout.com, Illinois quarterback Aaron Bailey has requested release from his scholarship and is seeking a transfer.
When the Illini meet the Huskies in Seattle this weekend, it'll be a rematch of a game played just a year ago.
But not really.