For a team that's struggled like the Illini have this season, praising the punting would seem to be the ultimate in finding a silver lining.
Illinois and head coach Tim Beckman had a big homecoming last Saturday.
Wes Lunt could be back at quarterback for the Illini pretty soon.
Illinois defeated Minnesota, 28-24, on Saturday in Champaign. The Illini improved to 4-4, and the Gophers dropped to 6-2.
CHAMPAIGN — V’Angelo Bentley excels as a return man.
And we’re not just talking punts and kickoffs.