Post-Game Notes


Nov. 14, 2009

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  1. Redshirt-freshman Jacob Charest scored his first career rushing touchdown on a 10-yard run in the fourth quarter.

  2. Charest also recorded his second career touchdown pass with a 32-yard strike to senior Chris Duvalt.

  3. Charest set career highs in completions with 14 and attempts with 27.

  4. Duvalt's 32-yard TD reception in the fourth quarter marked the longest catch of his career. It was his second TD reception of the season and sixth of his career.

  5. Duvalt tied career highs in both receptions with three and yards with 47.

  6. The Illini had 212 yards rushing, their third 200-yard rushing performance of the season.

  7. Sophomore Jack Ramsey tied his career high with three catches.

  8. Sophomore Derek Dimke made his first career field goal on a 30-yard attempt in the second quarter.

  9. Junior Garrett Edwards led the Illini with a career-high 12 tackles, the first double-digit performances of his career. A career-high tying seven solo stops were included in that total.

  10. Sophomore Tavon Wilson also tallied double figures with 11 tackles, including a career-high 10 solos.

  11. Sophomore Cory Liuget had a career-high seven tackles, while senior Rahkeem Smith tied his career high with three tackles.

  12. Redshirt freshman Whitney Mercilus had a career-high two tackles and career-best 1.5 tackles for loss.

  13. Sophomore Zach Becker fielded his second kickoff of the season and notched a career-long of 19 yards on the return.