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Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Illinois practice observations

By ESPN.com staff
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg

RANTOUL, Ill. -- We saw a little bit of everything during Illinois' practice Tuesday afternoon.

There was sunshine, and there was rain with drops the size of quarters (not joking). There was an appearance by Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo. And I saw Juice Williams' little daughter, LaChez, steering a golf cart with the help of her mother. Very cute and slightly scary.

Oh, yeah, and there were a ton of long passes thrown.

Before I head back to Chicago, a few observations from Illinois' practice: