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The Fighting Illini won their first game last Saturday 23-20 against Rutgers on a James McCourt Field Goal, moving their overall record to 1-3. The Illini trailed 20-10 at the start of the third quarter. Sophomore QB Isaiah Williams now holds the single game rushing record by a QB after rushing for 192 yards, beating AJ Bush who held the record with 187 against Nebraska in 2018. 

Head Coach Lovie Smith gives his thoughts of the offense on Saturday… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Coach Lovie Smith.  

 

NFL

The Green Bay Packers held off the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20. QB Aaron Rodgers threw for 325 yards and two touchdowns and 1 interception, his third on the year. The Packers move to 7-2 on the year and hold on to the top spot in the NFC North followed by Chicago(5-4), Detroit(4-5) and Minnesota(3-5). 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- Dustin Johnson put on the green jacket for the first time in his career yesterday. Johnson shot -20 for the weekend at The Masters Tournament in Augusta. The 2021 Masters Tournament is still scheduled to be played in April. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Program missed out on Top 75 point guard Tyty(TIE-TIE) Washington last night. The Arizona native announced on his Twitter and Instagram page that he will be heading to Creighton next season. 

 

 

Monday Night Football:

 

Vikings @ Bears-7:00 


Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.

 

Following Fast Talk get the latest news in Fighting Illini Football with the Illini Coaches show from 7 to 8. 








 

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