Illinois junior defensive end Whitney Mercilus will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft, the school announced on Tuesday.
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.
Former Illinois DT Corey Liuget will be coming from Champaign to San Diego.
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.
Illini's Asamoah drafted in third round by Kansas City.
Illinois wide receiver Arrelious Benn expects to go in the first round of the NFL draft.
Despite a lackluster season, Illinois' Arrelious Benn is still impressing scouts.