Decisions need to be made on several young players on this 2021 roster before this coaching staff gets a chance to make evaluations.
Even with a four-game window before canceling a possible redshirt season, Illinois first-year head coach Bret Bielema knows he can’t attempt to rush the development of young talent at the risk of stunting their growth and confidence.
“It’s little things with each guy, to be quite honest,” Bielema said. “Sometimes you can tell by their body language they just feel really confident, feel really good and you see them do things repeatedly during . . .
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