Blue Capitalizes on 5 Orange Turnovers to Grab Victory
Teammates Write Tributes to 2012 Senior Class
Illini Close 2012 Season with Rivalry Game in Evanston
Illini Head to Columbus Looking for First Big Ten Win
Selected Quotes from Tim Beckman's Weekly Press Conference
Photos from the Illinois football game at Northwestern - 11/24/12 (AP and Mark Cowan)
Photos of Illinois' 52-22 loss at Ohio State, Nov. 3, 2012. (Photos by Mark Jones (Illiinois) and the Associated Press).
Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech 9/22/2012 @ Memorial Stadium
Illinois vs Western Michigan 9/1/2012
Photos from Day 2 of Illinois' trip to San Francisco for the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. (photos by Mark Jones & Derek Neal)
2011 - Sophomore: Played in 11 games in a reserve role ... Had eight tackles, 3.0 TFLs and one sack on the season ... Posted first career sack in win over Northwestern ... Had one TFL against Western Michigan ... Had one tackle and a half-TFL in win over Arizona State ... Had three tackles and a half-TFL against Arkansas State.
2010 - Redshirt Freshman: Played in 12 games on the season, recording three tackles ... Tallied a tackle against Purdue and Michigan State ... Made first collegiate appearance against Southern Illinois, tallying a solo tackle.
2009 - Freshman: Redshirted the 2009 season.
High School: Earned first-team All-Ohio honors ... Recorded 11.5 sacks and scored two defensive touchdowns as a senior ... Earned first-team All-City and All-District honors as a senior ... Was a team captain for both football and basketball ... Named second-team All-City and All-District at defensive end as a junior ... Helped lead football team to the playoffs in 2006 and 2007 ... High school coach was Doug Pearson ... Earned three varsity letters in both football and basketball.
Personal: Son of Amy and Tim Kynard Sr. ... Born on Aug. 12, 1990 ... Has three sisters and a brother ... Majoring in sociology ... Participated in the weightlifting club, ultimate frisbee and the Big Brother/Big Sister program while in high school ... Chose Illinois over Michigan State.
Tackles: 3 vs. Arkansas State, 9/3/11
Solos: 2 vs. Arkansas State, 9/3/11
TFL: 1, twice (last time vs. Northwestern, 10/1/11)
Sack: 1 vs. Northwestern, 10/1/11