Foot sidelines Illini's Terry Hawthorne
Illinois has suffered its second significant blow to the secondary this week, as starting cornerback Terry Hawthorne will miss 3-6 weeks with a stress fracture in his right foot.
Hawthorne had a screw inserted after suffering the injury in his fifth metatarsal. He'll miss Illinois' first two games against Missouri and Southern Illinois, and possibly more time.
"He had [the injury] as a junior in high school, and he didn't practice for a week," Illinois head coach Ron Zook said. ...
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