Illinois Wins Their Game, but Did They Lose Their Juice?

Posted by Oliver VanDervoort on September-13-2009 Add Comments

It's every coach's worst nightmare.  You're playing a game that you should be able to walk through, and then all of the sudden, your star player goes down to injury.  That happened last night to the Illinois Fighting Illini, and it could further shake up a season that had already started off disappointingly.

Williams took the ball on the first play of the game, and rushed all the way to the Illinois State one yard line, a 49 yard scamper, but fell to the turf in obvious pain.  After the ensuing play culminated in a Daniel Dufrene one yard touchdown run, Williams left the game, never to return.

While backup quarterback Eddie McGee played well against the out-manned Red Birds, the Illini's season will live or ...

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