In Luke We Trust: Altmyer’s Emotional Debut Moment in Champaign Was a Success

By Matt Stevens - IlliniGuys Football Writer/Analyst

September 3, 2023

(Cover photo courtesy Illinois Athletics)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Luke Altmyer can't ever honestly comment on what he saw on the 4th-and-4 prayer of a pass once the football left his right hand on a game-saving 34-yard completion.

The Illinois quarterback didn’t actually see Casey Washington come up with the floater of the pass with about two minutes remaining. It was a moment where he had to just hear it.  

With every member of the Illinois program staring down a 28-27 deficit and preparing to . . .

 

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