Scheelhaase, Hull, Kynard and Brown Voted 2013 Captains
Illinois seniors reflect on the time they have spent in the Orange and Blue.
Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Southern Illinois - August 31, 2013
Teammates Write Tributes to 2012 Senior Class
Illini will open 123rd football season on Saturday at 11 am CT
Photos from Illinois Football's 2013 postseason awards banquet, Dec. 8, 2013, at I Hotel. (Mark Jones/Illinois Athletics)
Illinois vs. Purdue @ Memorial Stadium Nov. 17, 2012.
Illinois football vs. Minnesota @ Memorial Stadium 9/10/12
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
2012: Played in 10 games on the season, handling field goal and PAT holding duties ... Ran for a two-point conversion and threw for a two-point conversion at Ohio State ... Saw action at holder against Northwestern, Purdue, Minnesota, Ohio State, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Penn State, Louisiana Tech and over Charleston Southern ... Did not play at Arizona State or in season-opener against Western Michigan.
2011: Served as the holder for field goals and extra points in all 13 games ... Made Illini debut against Arkansas State.
2010: Member of UI squad.
2009: Redshirted the 2009 season.
High School: Named to the Arlington Heights Daily Herald All-Area honorable mention team in basketball ... Earned six letters, two each in football, basketball and baseball ... Twice earned high honors and academic All-Conference accolades ... High school coach was Ted Monken.
Personal: Full name is Timothy Egan Russell ... Son of Timothy and Kathleen Russell ... Born on Aug. 17, 1991 ... Majoring in technical systems management.