Scheelhaase: It's been done before

Redshirt freshman quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase has been named the team's starter going into the 2010 season. Here are the results in first starts for Ron Zook's Illini quarterbacks:

PLAYER CLASS DATE OPPONENT WIN/LOSS STATS

Jacob Charest Freshman Nov. 14, 2009 Northwestern Loss Pass: 14 of 27 for 145 yards, 2 INTs, TD; Run: 4 for 19, TD

Eddie McGee Junior Oct. 10, 2009 Michigan State Loss Pass: 2 of 11 for 31 yards, INT; Run: 6 for 11

Juice Williams Freshman Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa Loss Pass: 9 of 32 for 161 yards, 3 INTs, TD; Run: 17 for 44

Tim Brasic (right) Junior Sept. 3, 2005 Rutgers Win Pass: 24 of 34 for 233 yards, 2 INTs, 3 TDs; Run: 18 for 77

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Illini1973 wrote on June 06, 2010 at 6:06 am

It's going to be a long year.