Mike Shanahan established a new career-high with five receptions and 85 yards. Hubie Graham had a nice debut with three catches for 50 yards. While the passing game struggled to get in a groove early, these two helped get it moving in the second half.
September 3, 2011
Fighting Illini football coach Ron Zook likes to play freshmen. While they still have much to learn, the experience they gain helps them prepare for a more important role in future years. Tight end Hubie Graham is a perfect example. Playing out of necessity as a rookie, he struggled. But now he is firmly entrenched and ready to help produce victories.
August 21, 2009
Many high school seniors have visions of playing major college football as raw freshmen. They even select a college based in part on the possibility of early playing time. But the transition from high school to college can be a difficult one. Illini tight end Hubie Graham can attest to that.
May 7, 2009
Hubie Graham's contact with the recruiting services was shutdown for months while his head coach was taking calls for him, but after his recent commitment to Ron Zook and the Illinois coaching staff we were able to catch up with him for a video interview after his teams' recent 39-16 playoff win over Blue Mountain High School to get his words on the commitment.
November 23, 2007