2014 Fighting Illini Preview The 2014 Illini come into the season with alot of unknown factors. Gone is the Illini's true leader in QB Nathan Scheelhaase and RB Bud Golden. The defense loses 2 huge factors in DT Akeem Spence and LB Jon Brown as well. What to expect from the Illini? Lets look: Offense: The QB for the Illini will be SR QB Miles Osei who is rated 87 OVR. The backup will be Riley O'Toole, who is RS JR and rated an 82. The HB will be RS JR Donovan Young, but the position is very deep and several runners will be subbed in throughout the game. The FB will be FR Adam Thomas. The WRs will be led by SR Seth McKinney and JR Micah Howard. The TE will be Colby Brown, who is a SO rated 81 OVR. The OL will look like this: LT: JT Williamson: SO LG: Chris Boles: RS JR C: Alex Hill: SR RG: Ted Karras: RS JR RT: Mario Jackson: RS FR Defense: The Defense will be very strong in the secondary and LB but unproven up front. The D will run their traditional 4-3 and the Defense will look like this: LE: Dennis McCutcheon: SO LT: Willie Beavers : RS JR RT: Clint Tucker : RS JR RE: Darius Caldwell: RS JR LOLB: JT Pearson : SO MLB: Alex Porter : SR ROLB: Henry Dickinson: RS JR CB: Nick Forzley: RS JR CB: Joe Swan : SO FS: Dondi Kirby : RS JR SS: Mark Brown : RS FR Special Teams: Brad Janitz. Nuff said. The RS will be Nick Fergusen and Forzley.