Gonzales headed to Illinois

LSU wide receivers coach Billy Gonzales is set to join the Illinois staff as an offensive coordinator.

LSU wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator Billy Gonzales has accepted a job as the offensive coordinator at Illinois, sources told the TigerSportsDigest.com staff on Wednesday.

Gonzales will join the staff of Tim Beckman, who was hired to coach the Illini in December. Gonzales was on staff as a wide receivers coach with Beckman during the 2001 and 2002 seasons at Bowling Green.

Gonzales came to LSU prior to the 2010 Capital One Bowl after serving in the same capacity at the University of Florida.

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