Illinois LB Nate Bussey was drafted by the Saints in the seventh round.
Illinois RB Mikel Leshoure was drafted by the Lions in the second round.
Illinois junior running back Mikel Leshoure announced Tuesday he will forgo his final college season and enter the NFL draft.
University of Illinois running back Mikel Leshoure will announce his NFL draft decision at a press conference on Tuesday.
Illinois looked improved from last year, but still lost their opener to Missouri Tigers.
Illinois linebacker Russell Ellington is ready to take big stage at Ohio State.