Athletes from Five Fall Sports Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom
The Fighting Illini defense forced five Northwestern turnovers.
Kicker Honored After Hitting Game-Winning Field Goal to Beat Penn State
Come-from-behind win against Penn State keeps Illinois' hopes of reaching a bowl game alive.
David Reisner hit a 36-yard field goal with eight seconds left to give Illinois the win.
2013 Freshman: Member of UI squad ... Joined team as a walk-on during 2013 spring practices.
High School: Ranked No. 18 nationally by ESPN ... Ranked No. 12 nationally by Chris Sailer Kicking ... Honorable mention All-State selection in 2010 and 2011 by the Illinois Football Coaches Association ... All-Conference and All-Area kicker in 2010 and 2011 ... Two-time Academic All-State selection by the Illinois Football Coaches Association ... Four-time Academic All-Conference selection. Personal: Full given name is David Robert Reisner II ... Son of Danette and David Reisner ... Born Nov. 12, 1993 ... Enrolled in the general curriculum.
Updated July 2014