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Illinois Fighting Illini Photos

  1. Illinois running back Josh Ferguson speaks to the media during the Big Ten Football Media Day Thursday, July 30, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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    Illinois head coach Tim Beckman speaks to the media during the Big Ten Football Media Day Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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  2. Illinois head coach Tim Beckman speaks to the media during the Big Ten Football Media Day Thursday, July 30, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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    Illinois head coach Tim Beckman speaks during the Big Ten Football Media Day, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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  3. DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 26: Kenneth Dixon #28 of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs runs the ball past Alex Hill #52 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl on December 26, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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    DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 26: Kenneth Dixon #28 of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs runs the ball past Alex Hill #52 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl on December 26, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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  4. DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 26: Jarred Craft #22 of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs runs for a touchdown against Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl on December 26, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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    DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 26: Jarred Craft #22 of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs runs for a touchdown against Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl on December 26, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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  5. DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 26: Jarred Craft #22 of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs runs for a touchdown against Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl on December 26, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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    DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 26: Jarred Craft #22 of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs runs for a touchdown against Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl on December 26, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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