Newton & Randolph Spurned NFL to Represent Illini in 2023 Season Starting With Big Ten Media Day

Illinois defensive linemen Jer'Zhan Newton and Keith Randolph both represent Bret Bielema’s best recruiting job this winter as they return to Illini and will be at 2023 Big Ten Media Day. 

Matt Stevens, IlliniGuys Staff Writer

July 15, 2023

In the week leading up to a decision to come back to Illinois for a fourth season, both Keith Randolph and Jer'Zhan Newton agree they were on the phone with Illini head coach Bret Bielema, defensive coordinator Aaron Henry and most importantly, themselves . . .

 

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