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McGee to start at QB for Illinois

Updated: October 8, 2009, 8:14 PM ET
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com

After a 1-3 start, Illinois has decided to make a change at quarterback.

Senior Juice Williams has been benched in favor of junior Eddie McGee for this week's game against Michigan State, Fighting Illini head coach Ron Zook announced on his radio show Monday morning. McGee, who has filled in for Williams multiple times during the past three seasons, will make his first career start against the Spartans.

Zook said Sunday on a conference call with reporters that he was considering ...

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