Former Illini offensive lineman Shawn Afryl died while practicing Monday night. He was 22.
Afryl hailed from Skokie and played at Niles West High School.
The Illini need a new offensive line coach.
It was reported Wednesday that O-line coach A.J. Ricker would depart Illinois to take the same position at Missouri.
The stars at night! Are big and bright! Deep in the heart of ... Champaign?
The Illini beat out some big-name competition Saturday night, landing a wide receiver recruit from Texas who had offers from some of college football's top programs.