Wilson to have neck surgery
Illinois' defense has suffered a major blow as the team announced Thursday that starting middle linebacker Martez Wilson will miss the remainder of the season with a herniated disk in his neck.
Wilson, a two-year starter who moved over to middle linebacker during the offseason, will undergo surgery in the near future. He has a redshirt year available and will have two years of eligibility remaining.
"We feel awful for Martez," Illinois coach Ron Zook said in ...
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