CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND-TV) -- It's 20 days until the Orange and Blue Spring game, and Bret Bielema's first big test of the coming football season is nearly here.
With that said, through every practice, progression is on the mind.
Add in some super seniors, and leadership, expertise and mentorship becomes a building block for the near future of Illini football teams.
What comes after they start building?
Looking past the super-seniors and seniors who will be leaving once the next season ends.