Illinois coach Ron Zook says junior linebacker Ashante Williams has started practicing with the scout team after he was charged with drunken driving and suspended from the team.
The Illinois-Northwestern rivalry has been mostly subdued the past five years.
Illinois running back Mikel LeShoure is finally breaking through.
Illinois quarterback Juice Williams and wide receiver Arrelious Benn hope their upcoming trip to Columbus, Ohio, bears the same result as the last time they played Ohio State at the Horseshoe.
Illinois is suspending Mikel LeShoure and Ashante Williams for violating team rules.