Simon Cvijanovic
Simon Cvijanovic


Cleveland, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 310




Game 9 Notes: Illinois at #6 Ohio State

Illini Head to Columbus Looking for First Big Ten Win


Game 7: Ohio State at #16/15 Illinois Game Notes

Illinois looking to improve to 7-0 on the season


Illinois vs. Indiana

Illinois vs. Indiana 10/27/2012 @ Memorial Stadium


Illinois at No. 21 Penn State Photos - 10/29/11

Illinois at No. 21 Penn State Photos - 10/29/11. Photos from AP and Mark Jones

2013 Junior: Played in and started 11 of 12 games on the season ... Started at left tackle in the first nine games of the season ... Did not play against Ohio State due to injury but returned to start at Purdue and Northwestern ... The offense improved significantly in every major offensive category thanks in large part to the O-line ... Helped the Illini offense roll up 601 total yards and 289 rushing yards against Miami (Ohio) and 612 yards at Indiana, only the second time in Illinois history the Illini recorded 600 or more yards in two games in a season.

2012 Sophomore: Started the last nine games: at right tackle against Northwestern, Purdue, Minnesota, Ohio State, Indiana, Michigan, Louisiana Tech, Charleston Southern and Arizona State, and at left tackle at Wisconsin and against Penn State ... Helped the Illini to 479 total yards and 365 passing yards in 44-0 win over Charleston Southern ... Started at right tackle in his season debut at Arizona State. 2011 Freshman: Played in eight games, starting at strong-side tackle against Penn State, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota ... Helped the Illini to 301 total yards and 149 rushing yards against Wisconsin ... Started at strong-side tackle against Michigan ... Made first career start at strong-side tackle against Penn State ... Played most of the game at strong-side tackle at Purdue ... Played the entire second half at weak-side tackle against Western Michigan, helping Illinois to 296 rushing yards and 463 total yards ... Made his Illini debut in win over South Dakota State.

2010 Redshirt: Redshirted the 2010 season.

High School: Two-star recruit by both and ... PrepStar All-Midwest Region ... High school coach was Art Bortnik.

Personal: Last name pronounced sve-YAWN-oh-vich ... Son of Frank and Annemarie Cvijanovic ... Brother, Peter, is a freshman on Illini football team in 2014 ... Born on June 30, 1992 ... Majoring in agricultural and consumer economics - financial planning.

Updated July 2014