Kerby Joseph to Play Saturday in Reese's Senior Bowl

Courtesy of Illinois Athletics

Kerby Joseph courtesy Illinois Athletics

February 4, 2022

Look for Illini safety Kerby Joseph wearing #36 at the Reese's Senior Bowl on the NFL network at 1:30 pm central. Illini fans should be able to tune in right after the conclusion of the Illinois at Indiana basketball matchup on ESPN that starts at 11 am central.

Reese's Senior Bowl

  • Feb. 5, 1:30 p.m. CT, NFL Network
  • Hancock Whitney Stadium, Mobile, Ala.
  • Kerby Joseph (#36, Team National)

Kerby Joseph - 2021

  • All-Big Ten first team (media)
  • Fifth Illini safety in the last 50 years to earn All-Big Ten first-team honors, joining Mike Gow (1973), Craig Swope (1983), Glenn Cobb (1988), and Marlon Primous (1989)
  • All-Big Ten second team (coaches)
  • AP All-Big Ten first team
  • PFF All-America second team and PFF All-Big Ten second team
  • Phil Steele All-Big Ten second team
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • #1 graded defensive back in the nation by PFF during the regular season
  • Tied for first in the nation in interceptions (5) during the regular season
  • Tied for third in the nation in fumble recoveries (3) during the regular season
  • The only player in the nation with 5+ interceptions and 3+ fumble recoveries during the regular season
  • One of only three Illini in the last 50 years to record 5+ interceptions and 3+ fumble recoveries in a single season
  • Three fumble recoveries are tied for the 10th-most in Illinois history (stat since 1971)
  • 57 tackles, 1.0 TFLs, 1.0 sack, five interceptions, two pass breakups, and three forced recoveries on the season
  • Fourth on the team with 57 tackles
  • Fifth on the team with 41 solo tackles
  • Interception at Minnesota secured the Illini's first victory over an opponent ranked in the College Football Playoff top 25
  • Either an interception or a fumble recovery in five straight games from Sept. 11-Oct. 9

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