Lunt impressed during a freshman season at Oklahoma State before he was injured.
With the news on Wednesday that offensive coordinator Bill Cubit will be back with the team next season, Illini fans should be thrilled. That’s a win.
The only hope for Illinois to continue progress (or start it) is by firing embattled defensive coordinator Tim Banks and hoping that Thomas can hire a talented assistant to replacement him.
Illinois head coach Tim Beckman officially announced the hiring of Tim Banks has his defensive coordinator Wednesday.