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The Youngstown Vindicator
SATURDAY’S OTHER BIG TEN GAMESon the Scarlet Knights’ second possession that he finished by running over defe
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
on the Scarlet Knights’ second possession that he finished by running over defensive back Jalen Dunlap at the goal line. Jeff George Jr. was 20-of-38 passing for a career-high 308 yards and a pair of touchdowns for Illinois (2-4, 0-3).The Scarlet... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Edwards, Rutgers down Illinois 35-24on the Scarlet Knights' second possession that he finished by running over defe
The Journal-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
on the Scarlet Knights' second possession that he finished by running over defensive back Jalen Dunlap at the goal line. Jeff George Jr. was 20-of-38 passing for a career-high 308 yards and a pair of touchdowns for Illinois (2-4, 0-3). George... Read more
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The Telegraph
Rutgers downs Fighting Illini 53-24on the Scarlet Knights’ second possession that he finished by running over defe
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
on the Scarlet Knights’ second possession that he finished by running over defensive back Jalen Dunlap at the goal line. Jeff George Jr. was 20-of-38 passing for a career-high 308 yards and a pair of touchdowns for Illinois (2-4, 0-3). George... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois struggles, loses 35-24 to Rutgers– two by James Crawford and another by Jamal Milan. But the offenses converted
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
– two by James Crawford and another by Jamal Milan. But the offenses converted none into scores. Illinois quarterback Jeff George Jr.’s inaccuracy was costly again. He threw two interceptions and completed 20 of 38 passes for 308 yards. He... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rutgers runs over Illinois, 35-24loss of linebackers Dele Harding and Julian Jones as well as wide receiver Mike
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
loss of linebackers Dele Harding and Julian Jones as well as wide receiver Mike Dudek due to injury. Illinois quarterback Jeff George Jr. went 20-of-38 passing for 308 yards while throwing two touchdowns and two interceptions. He connected with... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Illini, Rutgers both need victoryvictory for a number of reasons. For openers, the game is at home. Illinois app
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 7 days ago
victory for a number of reasons. For openers, the game is at home. Illinois appeared by jump-start its offense last week with a new quarterback (Jeff George Jr.) and a revamped offensive line. And Illinois beat Rutgers 24-7 in New Jersey a year... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois vs. Rutgers: A chance for everyone to get rightwe’re going to get, but if he’s playing, he’s more of a traditional quarterback
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
we’re going to get, but if he’s playing, he’s more of a traditional quarterback in the pocket.” The Illini continue with Jeff George Jr. at quarterback, looking to snap a three-game losing streak. George started last week against Iowa, finishing... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Stanley, Hawkeyes roll past Illinois 45-16finished with 115 yards, surpassing the 100-yard mark for the third time this s
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 13 days ago
finished with 115 yards, surpassing the 100-yard mark for the third time this season, and he added a 2-yard TD reception. Jeff George Jr. threw for 246 yards in his first start of the season _ but he also threw three interceptions without finding... Read more
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The Telegraph
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Illinois proves to be half-tough against Hawkeyesfinished with 115 yards, surpassing the 100-yard mark for the third time this s
The Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
finished with 115 yards, surpassing the 100-yard mark for the third time this season, and he added a 2-yard TD reception. Jeff George Jr. threw for 246 yards in his first start of the season — but he also threw three interceptions without finding... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Stanley, Hawkeyes roll past Illinoisfinished with 115 yards, surpassing the 100-yard mark for the third time this s
The Journal-Standard / Posted 13 days ago
finished with 115 yards, surpassing the 100-yard mark for the third time this season, and he added a 2-yard TD reception. Jeff George Jr. threw for 246 yards in his first start of the season but he also threw three interceptions without finding... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois hangs around but Iowa eventually pulls away, 45-16finished with 115 yards, surpassing the 100-yard mark for the third time this s
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
finished with 115 yards, surpassing the 100-yard mark for the third time this season, and he added a 2-yard TD reception. Jeff George Jr. threw for 246 yards in his first start of the season — but he also threw three interceptions without finding... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Iowa charges ahead, crushes Illinois 45-16but even a change at quarterback couldn’t solve their woes as they fell 45-16 S
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
but even a change at quarterback couldn’t solve their woes as they fell 45-16 Saturday at Kinnick Stadium. Quarterback Jeff George Jr., making his first start of the season in place of Chayce Crouch, threw a demoralizing pick-six on an... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
CAMPUS CHECK IN: Illinois’ quarterback carousel continues in 2017MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 12: Jeff George Jr. #3 of the Illinois Fighting Illini d
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 12: Jeff George Jr. #3 of the Illinois Fighting Illini drops back to pass during a game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on November 12, 2016 in Madison, Wisconsin. Wisconsin defeated Illinois 48-3. (Photo... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Sluggish Iowa hosts struggling Illinois in border rivalrytwo straight, by an average of 23 points, to South Florida and Nebraska, prompt
The Journal-Standard / Posted 14 days ago
two straight, by an average of 23 points, to South Florida and Nebraska, prompting coach Lovie Smith to give quarterback Jeff George Jr. a shot at starting against the Hawkeyes. Here are some of the key factors to consider as these border rivals... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Can QB shake-up help Illini take the next step?on the offense as it seeks its first conference win of the season. During Mond
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
on the offense as it seeks its first conference win of the season. During Monday’s news conference, Smith named sophomore Jeff George Jr. the starting quarterback for Saturday’s game. George is replacing junior Chayce Crouch, who started the first... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Sportson the offense as it seeks its first conference win of the season. During Mond
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
on the offense as it seeks its first conference win of the season. During Monday’s news conference, Smith named sophomore Jeff George Jr. the starting quarterback for Saturday’s game. George is replacing junior Chayce Crouch, who started the first... Read more
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The Telegraph
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Iowa welcomes time of Illini’s Homecoming visittwo straight, by an average of 23 points, to South Florida and Nebraska, prompt
The Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
two straight, by an average of 23 points, to South Florida and Nebraska, prompting coach Lovie Smith to give quarterback Jeff George Jr. a shot at starting against the Hawkeyes. Here are some of the key factors to consider as these border rivals... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illini wideout Malik Turner still has work to dothe ball 132 times compared to 100 pass attempts. The Illini have only two pass
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
the ball 132 times compared to 100 pass attempts. The Illini have only two passing touchdowns so Smith said he switching to Jeff George Jr. at quarterback this week. “The receiver position we feel like we have some numbers there,” Smith said. “It’s... Read more
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The Telegraph
ILLINI FOOTBALL: Crouch being benched in favor of Jeff George Jr.Jeff George Jr. will get the start Saturday for Illinois against Michigan. CHA
The Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Jeff George Jr. will get the start Saturday for Illinois against Michigan. CHAMPAIGN (AP) — Jeff George Jr. has been named the starting quarterback at Illinois, which is off to a middling start behind the Big Ten’s worst offense. Chayce Crouch... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Jeff George Jr. installed as Illinois' starting QBRelated content Jeff George Jr. will take over as the starting quarterback for
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
Related content Jeff George Jr. will take over as the starting quarterback for Illinois, coach Lovie Smith announced Monday. The son of former NFL quarterback Jeff George will take the place of Chayce Crouch on Saturday for a Big Ten matchup at... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Jeff George Jr. installed as Illinois' starting QBRelated content Jeff George Jr. will take over as the starting quarterback for
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 17 days ago
Related content Jeff George Jr. will take over as the starting quarterback for Illinois, coach Lovie Smith announced Monday. The son of former NFL quarterback Jeff George will take the place of Chayce Crouch on Saturday for a Big Ten matchup at... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Jeff George Jr. installed as Illinois' starting QBRelated content Jeff George Jr. will take over as the starting quarterback for
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 17 days ago
Related content Jeff George Jr. will take over as the starting quarterback for Illinois, coach Lovie Smith announced Monday. The son of former NFL quarterback Jeff George will take the place of Chayce Crouch on Saturday for a Big Ten matchup at... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Jeff George Jr. installed as Illinois' starting QBRelated content Jeff George Jr. will take over as the starting quarterback for
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 17 days ago
Related content Jeff George Jr. will take over as the starting quarterback for Illinois, coach Lovie Smith announced Monday. The son of former NFL quarterback Jeff George will take the place of Chayce Crouch on Saturday for a Big Ten matchup at... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Heading into UF game, Orgeron tries to inspire slumping LSUoffensive tackle Toby Weathersby were questionable. ILLINOIS: With the Illini
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
offensive tackle Toby Weathersby were questionable. ILLINOIS: With the Illini averaging just under 20 points a game, Jeff George Jr. was named the starting quarterback Saturday against Iowa. Chayce Crouch started the first four games. George,... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Tanner throws 3 TDs, Nebraska rolls past Illinois 28-6passes throughout the game, and showed limited ability to get the ball down fie
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 20 days ago
passes throughout the game, and showed limited ability to get the ball down field. A week after playing backup quarterback Jeff George Jr. in the second half against South Florida, Smith let Crouch play out the game. But heading into next week, he... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illini coach Brad Underwood defends college basketball amid sport's scandalteam rules, a team spokesman said. His absence leaves Illinois with only two s
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
team rules, a team spokesman said. His absence leaves Illinois with only two scholarship quarterbacks in Chayce Crouch and Jeff George Jr. Walk-on redshirt freshman Cam Miller would be third on the depth chart. Crouch has struggled this season and... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Tanner throws 3 TDs, Nebraska rolls past Illinois 28passes throughout the game, and showed limited ability to get the ball down fie
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 20 days ago
passes throughout the game, and showed limited ability to get the ball down field. A week after playing backup quarterback Jeff George Jr. in the second half against South Florida, Smith let Crouch play out the game. But heading into next week, he... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois can't get anything going in its Big Ten opener against Nebraskafor Crouch, his teammates and fans to ponder. Heading into the game, coach Lov
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
for Crouch, his teammates and fans to ponder. Heading into the game, coach Lovie Smith referred to backup quarterback Jeff George Jr. as a "relief hitter." He had said he used George in the previous game against South Florida in the second... Read more
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The Telegraph
Nebraska rolls past Illinois 28-6passes throughout the game, and showed limited ability to get the ball down fie
The Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
passes throughout the game, and showed limited ability to get the ball down field. A week after playing backup quarterback Jeff George Jr. in the second half against South Florida, Smith let Crouch play out the game. But heading into next week, he... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Tanner throws 3 TDs, Nebraska rolls past Illinoispasses throughout the game, and showed limited ability to get the ball down fie
The Journal-Standard / Posted 21 days ago
passes throughout the game, and showed limited ability to get the ball down field. A week after playing backup quarterback Jeff George Jr. in the second half against South Florida, Smith let Crouch play out the game. But heading into next week, he... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Strength in numbers for Illini against NebraskaAgainst South Florida, Crouch sat for the second half after throwing 8-of-18 fo
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 days ago
Against South Florida, Crouch sat for the second half after throwing 8-of-18 for 76 yards and an interception. Sophomore Jeff George Jr. finished the game and put up 211 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. Speculation surfaced about... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Nebraska AD's firing turns up heat on coach Mike Riley even higherwhen asked directly if Chayce Crouch would remain the starter, but he said ther
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
when asked directly if Chayce Crouch would remain the starter, but he said there would be "no depth-chart changes." Jeff George Jr. played in the second half instead of Crouch. Smith said the open date was a "chance to evaluate everyone."... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Campus Check-In: Notre Dame says so long to the Spartans – for now8-of-18 for 76 yards with an interception and was eventually pulled from the ga
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
8-of-18 for 76 yards with an interception and was eventually pulled from the game as he was unable to move the offense. Jeff George Jr, who saw time in 2016, relieved him and had a bit better luck. While he did throw a pair of picks, he... Read more

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