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Illinois Fighting Illini Photos

Illinois Fighting Illini Photos

  1. Texas State quarterback Tyler Jones (2) dives for the end zone past Illinois linebacker Mason Monheim (43) during the second quarter of an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

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    Illinois wide receiver Mike Dudek (18) makes a touchdown catch during the fourth quarter of an NCAA football game against Texas State Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

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  2. Illinois defensive back Zane Petty (21) breaks up a pass intended for Texas State wide receiver C.J. Best (9) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

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    Illinois running back Josh Ferguson (6) scores a touchdown during the third quarter of an NCAA football game against Texas State Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

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  3. Texas State quarterback Tyler Jones (2) is sacked by Illinois defensive lineman Jihad Ward (17) during the third quarter of an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

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    Texas State quarterback Tyler Jones (2) is sacked by Illinois defensive lineman Jihad Ward (17) during the third quarter of an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

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  4. Texas State quarterback Tyler Jones (2) tries to avoid a tackle by Illinois defensive lineman Jihad Ward (17) during the third quarter of an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

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    Texas State running back Robert Lowe (28) runs the ball around Illinois linebacker T.J. Neal (52) during the second quarter of an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

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  5. Illinois head coach Tim Beckman talks to referees after Illinois defensive back Earnest Thomas III (not pictured) was ejected for targeting a defenseless player during the second quarter of an NCAA football game against Texas State Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

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    Illinois head coach Tim Beckman and Illinois defensive back Earnest Thomas III (9) react after Thomas was ejected for targeting a defenseless player during the second quarter of an NCAA football game against Texas State Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

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