The light goes on at different times for players.
Looking for another pass rusher and more linebacker depth, the Houston Texans selected Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus with the 26th overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night.
The NFL Draft is just two weeks away and we’ve seen a number of changes since my first Bears mock draft.
Twenty days and counting until the 77th annual meeting of NFL franchises to select eligible football players.
Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus announced Tuesday he will enter the NFL draft.
Wisconsin’s offense was sputtering and pesky Illinois looked primed to end its losing streak when Badgers coach Bret Bielema made his team a bold locker room promise.
Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus was named a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, given to the nation’s best defensive player.
Illinois sacked Arizona State’s Brock Osweiler six times and turned one into a touchdown in a 17-14 win over the No. 22 Sun Devils on Saturday night.