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Illinois self-reports Tim Beckman

Updated: October 9, 2012, 6:19 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Illinois self-reported a level 2 secondary violation to the Big Ten Conference after coach Tim Beckman was seen chewing tobacco during Saturday's game against Wisconsin.

The NCAA prohibits the use of chewing tobacco for coaches, game officials and players during practice and games.

Beckman was caught on camera using the chewing tobacco during Saturday's game. He apologized on Saturday, again during his news conference on Monday and during the Big Ten teleconference on Tuesday.

"It's ...

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