‘He’s got to start walking the walk of a quarterback’: Illini QB Brandon Peters Finding Comfort in Being Uncomfortable

When Illinois opens its 2021 season vs. Nebraska on Aug. 28, Brandon Peters will be operating the fifth offensive system in his college career.
Matt Stevens

August 2, 2021

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- For the first time since he’s worn the orange and blue colors at Illinois, Brandon Peters had a sense of calm fall over him on the practice field.

The feeling was a bit unique and somewhat conflicting because the Illini’s sixth-year quarterback said it came during a point in the opening day of preseason practice when he was at his most uncomfortable . . .

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