Illini Training Camp: Day 17
Aug. 20, 2014
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - After a scrimmage inside Memorial Stadium on Tuesday, Illinois moved out to the grass practice fields east of the stadium for Wednesday's practice. But the move was short-lived as a strong storm moved through Champaign, forcing the Fighting Illini inside the Irwin Indoor Practice Facility for most of the workout.
Beckman Names Lunt Starting QB for Season-Opener
Lunt started five games as a true-freshman at Oklahoma State in 2012 before becoming injured and missing the last four games of the regular season. A native of Rochester, Illinois, Lunt led the Rockets to IHSA Class 4A state titles in 2010 and 2011 on the Memorial Stadium turf.
Big Ten Network Bus Rolls Through Champaign
BTN studio hosts Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and former Illini running back Howard Griffith were on hand, along with BTN senior writer Tom Dienhart were on hand along with a full crew to watch practice then film segments for Wednesday's BTN Live show and BTN.com. BTN Live's Illini practice report airs at 5 p.m. CT on Wednesday.
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