(CBS) It’s a bright day for the University of Illinois football program.
According to multiple reports, Oklahoma State quarterback Wes Lunt will transfer to the Fighting Illini.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Lead Detective In Investigation Explains On Witness Stand How Smollett Went From Victim To Suspect
Lunt, a Rochester, Il. native, announced his decision to transfer in May and has since chosen Illinois over Louisville.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slight Chance For Rain Wednesday Morning, Warmer During Day
As a true freshman, Lunt started five games for the Cowboys in 2012, throwing for over 1,100 yards with six touchdowns and seven interceptions.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
In accordance with NCAA rules, Lunt must sit out the 2013 season before entering into three years of eligibility with Illinois.