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Fighting Illini Ready To Return to Bowl Game in 2009

Article By on 24th June, 2009

... a lot of people over the course of the past few seasons.

As Illini fans found out, that's not always a good thing.

After a breakout 2007 that ended with their first Rose Bowl appearance since the 1983 season, they stumbled to a 5-7 record in 2008, and missed the bowl postseason.

It's sufficient to say the 2009 season is anybody's guess.

Their struggles in '08 were a result of untimely turnovers and largely ineffective defense, so those two areas will be of highest concern in the coming season.

The offense is still incredibly dynamic with senior quarterback Isiah "Juice" Williams and wide receiver Arrelious Benn as the two biggest weapons.

Williams is the definition of a dual-threat quarterback—he can h...

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