O'Toole Named Offensive MVP, Thomas III Defensive MVP; 17 Seniors Honored
David Reisner hit a 36-yard field goal with eight seconds left to give Illinois the win.
Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Penn State, November 22, 2014
Scheelhaase, Hull, Kynard and Brown Voted 2013 Captains
The Fighting Illini take on the Wildcats
Illinois vs. Penn State - November 22, 2014
Illinois at Washington - September 13, 2014
Photos from Illinois Football's 2013 postseason awards banquet, Dec. 8, 2013, at I Hotel. (Mark Jones/Illinois Athletics)
Illinois vs. Purdue Nov. 23, 2013
2013 Redshirt: Joined team as a walk-on during 2013 spring practices but had to sit out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.
At St. Xavier: Had a successful two-year career at the NAIA power in Chicago before transferring to Illinois in spring 2013 ... Led SXU to an 11-2 record in 2012, racking up 87 tackles, 10.5 TFLs, 1.0 sack, 3 interceptions, 8 PBUs and two fumble recoveries to earn second team All-Mid-State Football Association honors ... Named St. Xavier Newcomer of the Year in 2011 after helping the Cougars to the NAIA national championship and a 14-1 record ... Had 68 tackles, 5.0 TFLs, five interceptions, a team-high nine PBUs, three forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and one pick-six touchdown in 2011.
High School: Earned All-State honors as a senior in 2010 ... Two-time All-Conference selection ... Earned South Suburban Blue Player of the Year honors in 2010 ... Also lettered in wrestling and lacrosse in high school ... High school coach was Eric Michelson. Personal: Last name pronounced FEJ-uh-lem ... Born June 2, 1993 ... Son of Colleen Colleen and Steven Fejedelem ...Has two brothers ... Majoring in communications.
Updated July 2014