Former Illini WR Brandon Llyod, now with the Chicago Bears led the team with six receptions for 124 yards in a 27-24 overtime loss to the Tampa Buccaneers on Sunday.
2008 college football rankings Illinois remained in this week's polls, AP Top 25 #22, and the USA Today poll at #21.
Cross Country runner Kristin Sutherland was names co-Big Ten Runner of the Week. Sutherland led a field of 234 runners with a first place finish.
Soccer, the 23rd ranked women's team boasted a 3-0 victory over the Washington Huskies. The Illini now are ranked 17th in the nation with Sunday's victory.