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Top 50 Most Important Illini Football Players: No. 43 James Knight

At a position of need, Scott Richey expects linebacker James Knight to see the field.

Bob's Top 50 rankings: No. 43 Purdue

Former Illini assistant Jeff Brohm has Purdue in line for a nice season according to AP voter Bob Asmussen.

Bob's Top 50 rankings: No. 44 UCLA

AP voter Bob Asmussen thinks Chip Kelly has a shot to lead UCLA back to relevance.

Music on Main: Charlie and the Possibly Wilds rock the NG lobby

Check out Charlie and the Possibly Wilds' performance in The News-Gazette's lobby. Plus, hear bandleader Charlie Maybee's interview with Scott Beatty.

Top 50 Most Important Illini Football Players: No. 44 Dre Brown

After shirking injuries to finally get on the field last season, beat writer Scott Richey thinks running back Dre Brown has a shot to make an impact in 2018. 

Top 50 Most Important Illini Football Players: No. 45 Kievan Myers

Freshman offensive guard Kievan Myers could find himself in Illinois' two-deep this season quickly, beat writer Scott Richey says. Watch the video below to see why he has the Bishop Dunne alum ranked No. 45 on his list of most important Illini football players.

Bob's Top 50 rankings: No. 45 Fresno State

Two years after a 1-11 season, Fresno State is back to relevance.

Top 50 Most Important Illini Football Players: No. 46 Jakari Norwood

Despite playing a position with plenty of depth, freshman running back Jakari Norwood could play a role this season, and that's why beat writer Scott Richey has him at No. 46 on his list of most important Illini football players. 

Bob's Top 50 rankings: No. 46 California

After a rough Pac-12 season in 2017, AP voter and beat writer Bob Asmussen thinks the Cal Bears have a chance to bounce back with a quality year.

Crime Stoppers: Urbana shooting

Crime Stoppers is seeking assistance regarding a shooting that took place in Urbana at 3:47 a.m. on Thursday, June 7. The victim was at a stoplight at the intersection between Lincoln and Bradley when the offender's silver vehicle pulled up beside him and shot him twice, injuring the victim's finger before driving off westbound on Bradley.