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@ Neb
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@ Ind
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vs. Purdue
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vs. Iowa
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Illinois assistant Byrd leaves program; 2 others join

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois defensive passing game coordinator and safeties coach Gill Byrd said Friday he is leaving the program because of an unspecified illness in his family.

Byrd, who worked with head coach Lovie Smith for three NFL teams, coached at Illinois for two seasons.

“Gill Byrd is like a brother to me,” Smith said. “As good a coach as he is on the field, Gill is even a better person. I hope for nothing but the best for Gill and his family. We will miss him greatly around our program.”

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Leaders
Passing Yards: B. Peters1884
Passing TDs: B. Peters18
Rushing Yards: R. Corbin675
Rushing TDs: R. Corbin7
Receiving Yards: J. Imatorbhebhe634
Receiving TDs: J. Imatorbhebhe9
Interceptions: S. Brown3
Schedule 2020
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 vs. Ohio State TBA
9/12 at Nebraska TBA
9/19 at Indiana TBA
9/26 vs. Purdue TBA
10/10 vs. Iowa TBA
10/17 at Northwestern TBA
10/24 at Wisconsin TBA
10/31 vs. Minnesota TBA
11/7 at Rutgers TBA
11/21 vs. Penn State TBA
Big Ten
East
  Conference Overall
Indiana 0-0 0-0
Maryland 0-0 0-0
Michigan 0-0 0-0
Michigan State 0-0 0-0
Ohio State 0-0 0-0
Penn State 0-0 0-0
Rutgers 0-0 0-0
West
  Conference Overall
Illinois 0-0 0-0
Iowa 0-0 0-0
Minnesota 0-0 0-0
Nebraska 0-0 0-0
Northwestern 0-0 0-0
Purdue 0-0 0-0
Wisconsin 0-0 0-0
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4283 (109)
Passing Yards: 2409 (101)
Rushing Yards: 1874 (77)
Points per game: 26.7 (79)
Yards per game: 329.5 (115)
Touchdowns: 38 (82)
Field Goals: 13 (74)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5310 (92)
Passing Yards: 2768 (50)
Rushing Yards: 2542 (110)
Points per game: 26.2 (54)
Yards per game: 408.5 (77)
Touchdowns: 40 (60)
Field Goals: 19 (113)
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