Scheelhaase, Hull, Kynard and Brown Voted 2013 Captains
Nathan Scheelhaase becomes Illinois' all-time leader in total yards in a 37-34 loss to Northwestern on Senior Day.
Illinois seniors reflect on the time they have spent in the Orange and Blue.
Senior WR had 10 catches for 169 yards, 2 TDs in victory at Purdue
Nathan Scheelhaase connected with Steve Hull for two touchdowns to lead the Illini past the Boilermakers.
Photos from Illinois Football's 2013 postseason awards banquet, Dec. 8, 2013, at I Hotel. (Mark Jones/Illinois Athletics)
Illinois vs. Northwestern (November 30, 2013)
Illinois vs. Purdue Nov. 23, 2013
Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013
Illinois vs. Wisconsin - October 19, 2013
2013: Moved from safety to wide receiver for his senior season.
2012: Was limited to five games due to a shoulder injury ... Led the team in interceptions with two and totaled 17 tackles and one TFL on the season ... Missed the final four games of the season ... Registered five tackles and an interception against Indiana ... Made four tackles at Michigan ... Recorded his second career interception and returned it 17 yards to go along with three tackles and a TFL at Wisconsin ... Recorded five tackles against Penn State after sitting out against Louisiana Tech and Charleston Southern due to injury ... Made season debut at Arizona State after not playing against Western Michigan due to injury.
2011: Played and started in 11 games on the season at safety ... Had 58 tackles, two PBUs and one interception on the season ... Missed the Wisconsin and UCLA games with a back injury ... Posted seven tackles and one forced fumble against Michigan ... Posted seven tackles against Purdue ... Recorded six tackles against Ohio State ... Notched a career-best eight tackles, all solo, and had his first career interception in win over Indiana ... Had seven tackles against Northwestern ... Had five solo tackles and one PBU in win over Western Michigan ... Had seven tackles and one PBU against Arizona State ... Recorded five tackles against Arkansas State.
2010: Moved to safety two weeks before the 2010 season after spending redshirt year as a receiver ... Played in eight games, including one start, and had 19 tackles, 1.0 sack, 1.0 TFL and one PBU on the season ... Had his first career QB sack in win over Northwestern ... Had one tackle and a PBU in first game back from injury against Minnesota ... Sat out five games in midseason with an ankle injury ... Made collegiate debut against Missouri, recording seven tackles.
2009: Redshirted the 2009 season while practicing as a receiver.
High School: Caught 36 passes for 802 yards, averaging 22.3 yards per catch and scored 11 touchdowns as a senior ... Earned first-team All-Ohio honors ... Ranked third in the Greater Miami Conference in receiving yards and led the league in punt average ... Was first-team All-State, All-Conference and All-District ... Listed as a top-60 prospect in the state of Ohio by Rivals.com ... Ranked as a top-150 prospect in the Midwest by SuperPrep ... PrepStar All-Midwest team ... Earned 11 varsity letters at Sycamore High School: four in football, four in track and three in basketball ... Won the conference championship in the long jump and placed seventh at the state championships ... High school coach was Scott Dattilo.
Personal: Born on July 20, 1990 ... Son of Charlie and Joyce Hull ... Majoring in communication ... Has three brothers and a sister ... Chose Illinois over Cincinnati and Louisville.
Tackles: 8 vs. Indiana, 10/8/11
Solos: 8 vs. Indiana, 10/8/11
TFLs: 1.0, twice (last at Wisconsin, 10/6/12)
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Northwestern, 11/20/10
QB Hurries: -
Fumbles Forced: 1 vs. Michigan, 11/12/11
Fumbles Recovered: -
PBUs: 1, 3x (last vs. Western Michigan, 9/24/11)
Interceptions: 1, 3x (last vs. Indiana, 10/27/12)
Interception Return Yards: 17 at Wisconsin, 10/6/12