Brandon Peters Back at QB Friday vs. Maryland

Illinois head coach Bret Bielema confirmed Monday that Brandon Peters will be back as the starting quarterback vs. Maryland on Friday night.
By Matt Stevens - IlliniGuys Football Writer/Analyst

September 13, 2021

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Brandon Peters is back at starting quarterback.

Illinois head coach Bret Bielema confirmed Monday that the Illini’s starting quarterback for the 2021 season opener will be back behind center when they host Maryland Friday night (8 p.m., FS1).

Peters was knocked out of the season-opening win vs. Nebraska in the first quarter of action when after a sack the sixth-year quarterback suffered . . .

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