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NIU’s Johnson, Progar Suspended For Bowl Game

Northern Illinois wide receiver Anthony Johnson and defensive end Sean Progar have been suspended for the Bowl, the school announced Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

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Wisch: What’s In A Game? For Illini Football, A Lot

Imagine that you’re a leadoff hitter who finds himself down 0-1 in the count every time you step up to the plate. Or that you’re a basketball player who strolls out for each game’s opening tip with one foul already whistled against you. Or, perhaps, you’re a golfer who’s already down a stroke every time you dig in at a tee.