Illinois 2017 Football Statistics


Game Results

DateOpponentScoreOverallConf.TimeAtt
09/02/17     Ball State W, 24-21 1-0-0 0-0-0 3:16   42505
09/09/17     Western Ky. W, 20-7 2-0-0 0-0-0 3:26   41923
09/15/17     at South Fla. L, 23-47 2-1-0 0-0-0 3:48   35404

Team Statistics

Team StatisticsIllinoisOpp.
Scoring6375
Points Per Game21.025.0
First Downs4873
Rushing2035
Passing2130
Penalty78
Rushing Yardage331553
Yards gained rushing409626
Yards lost rushing7873
Rushing Attempts95133
Average per rush3.54.2
Average per game110.3184.3
TDs rushing55
Passing Yardage539746
Comp-Att-Int44-84-566-109-3
Avg. per pass6.46.8
Avg. per catch12.311.3
Avg. per game179.7248.7
TDs passing25
Total Offense8701299
Total Plays179242
Avg. per play4.95.4
Avg. per game290.0433.0
Kick Returns: #-Yards8-1596-90
Punt Returns: #-Yards4-558-22
Int Returns: #-Yards3-315-55
Kick Return Average19.915.0
Punt Return Average13.82.8
Int Return Average10.311.0
Fumbles-Lost12-59-3
Penalties-Yards27-26329-265
Average Per Game87.788.3
Punts-Yards19-74927-1023
Average Per Kick39.437.9
Net punt average37.233.6
Kickoffs-Yards14-86139-2357
Average Per Kick61.560.4
Net kick average40.849.3
Time of Possession/Game27:4132:18
3rd-down Conversions17-4326-51
3rd-down Pct.39%50%
4th-down Conversions1-11-4
4th-down Pct.100%25%
Sacks by-Yards8-507-39
Touchdowns Scored810
Field Goals-Attempts3-46-10
On-Side Kicks0-00-0
Red-Zone Scores(8-9) 89%(11-15) 73%
Red-Zone Touchdowns(5-9) 56%(9-15) 60%
PAT Attempts(5-5) 100%(9-10) 90%
Attendance8442835404
Games/Avg Per Game2/422141/35404

Score by quarters1st2nd3rd4thTotal
Illinois112772267
Opponents1614281775


Overall Indvidual Statistics

RushingGPAtt.GainLossNetAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Mike Epstein 3 40 234 13 221 5.5 3 45 73.7
Chayce Crouch 3 28 112 56 56 2.0 1 16 18.7
Ra'Von Bonner 2 14 29 3 26 1.9 1 8 13.0
K. Foster 3 11 31 5 26 2.4 0 9 8.7
Austin Roberts 3 1 3 0 3 3.0 0 3 1.0
Illinois 3 95 409 78 331 3.5 5 45 110.3
Opponent 3 133 626 73 553 4.2 5 28 184.3


PassingGPEffic.Comp-Att-IntPctYardsTDLongAvg./G
J. George 1 131.9 12-22-2 54.5 211 1 76 211.0
Chayce Crouch 3 91.7 32-62-3 51.6 328 1 31 109.3
Illinois 3 102.2 44-84-5 52.4 539 2 76 179.7
Opponent 3 127.7 66-109-3 60.6 746 5 43 248.7


ReceivingGPNo.YardsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Mike Dudek 3 14 158 11.3 1 31 52.7
Ricky Smalling 3 5 107 21.4 0 76 35.7
Malik Turner 3 11 97 8.8 0 25 32.3
Louis Dorsey 3 5 86 17.2 0 32 28.7
Mike Epstein 3 4 59 14.8 1 21 19.7
Nathan Echard 2 2 19 9.5 0 14 9.5
Trenard Davis 2 2 7 3.5 0 5 3.5
Dominic Thieman 3 1 6 6.0 0 6 2.0
Illinois 3 44 539 12.3 2 76 179.7
Opponent 3 66 746 11.3 5 76 248.7


Punt ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Mike Dudek 4 55 13.8 0 52
Illinois 4 55 13.8 0 52
Opponent 8 22 2.8 0 8


InterceptionsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Tre Watson 1 21 21.0 0 21
Julian Jones 1 10 10.0 1 10
Tony Adams 1 0 0.0 0 0
Illinois 3 31 10.3 1 21
Opponent 5 55 11.0 0 42


Kick ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
K. Foster 6 130 21.7 0 28
Mike Epstein 1 19 19.0 0 19
Nathan Echard 1 10 10.0 0 10
Illinois 8 159 19.9 0 28
Opponent 6 90 15.0 0 23


Fumble ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Tre Watson 1 34 34.0 0 136
Illinois 1 34 34.0 0 34
Opponent 0 0 0.0 0 0


   | -------------- PATs -------------- |    
ScoringTDsFGsKickRushRcvPassDXPSafPoints
Mike Epstein 4 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 24
C. McLaughlin 0 3 4-4 0-0 - 0 0 13
Chayce Crouch 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 8
Mike Dudek 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 8
Julian Jones 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Ra'Von Bonner 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Illinois 8 3 4-4 1-1 1 1-3 0 0 65
Opponent 10 2 9-10 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 75


Total OffenseGPPlaysRushPassTotalAvg./G
J. George 1 22 0 211 211 211.0
Chayce Crouch 3 90 56 328 384 128.0
Mike Epstein 3 40 221 0 221 73.7
Ra'Von Bonner 2 14 26 0 26 13.0
K. Foster 3 11 26 0 26 8.7
Austin Roberts 3 1 3 0 3 1.0
Illinois 3 179 331 539 870 290.0
Opponent 3 242 553 746 1299 433.0


Field GoalsMade-AttPctLongBlkd
C. McLaughlin 3-4 75.0 40 0


FG SEQUENCEIllinoisOpponents
vs. Ball State(40), 4454
vs. Western Ky.(37), (20)
vs. South Fla.36, (29), (29)
Number in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

PUNTINGNo.YardsAvg.LongTBFCI2050+Blkd
Blake Hayes 18 712 39.6 54 0 1 0 2 0
C. McLaughlin 1 37 37.0 37 1 0 0 0 0
Illinois 19 749 39.4 155 1 1 4 2 1
Opponent 27 1023 37.9 143 3 1 4 0


KICKOFFSNo.YardsAvg.TBOBRetnNet
C. McLaughlin 14 861 61.5 8 0
Illinois 14 861 61.5 8 14 15 40.8
Opponent 39 2357 60.4 11 14 19.9 49.3


ALL-PURPOSEGPRushRec.PRKRIRTotalAvg./G
Mike Epstein 3 221 59 0 19 0 299 99.7
Mike Dudek 3 0 158 55 0 0 213 71.0
K. Foster 3 26 0 0 130 0 156 52.0
Ricky Smalling 3 0 107 0 0 0 107 35.7
Malik Turner 3 0 97 0 0 0 97 32.3
Louis Dorsey 3 0 86 0 0 0 86 28.7
Chayce Crouch 3 56 0 0 0 0 56 18.7
Nathan Echard 2 0 19 0 10 0 29 14.5
Ra'Von Bonner 2 26 0 0 0 0 26 13.0
Tre Watson 3 0 0 0 0 21 21 7.0
Trenard Davis 2 0 7 0 0 0 7 3.5
Julian Jones 3 0 0 0 0 10 10 3.3
Dominic Thieman 3 0 6 0 0 0 6 2.0
Austin Roberts 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1.0
Tony Adams 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Illinois 3 331 539 55 159 31 1115 371.7
Opponent 3 553 746 22 90 55 1466 488.7



Overall Defensive Statistics

 TacklesSacksPass DefenseFumblesBlkd
Defensive LeadersGPSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-YdsInt-YdsBUPDQbhRcv-YdsFFKickSaf
Del'Shawn Phillips 3 15 17 32 1-1 0.5-0 . . . 1 . . . .
Tre Watson 3 12 11 23 1.5-2 . 1-21 1 2 1 1-34 . . .
Bennett Williams 3 10 11 21 0.5-0 . . . . 1 . . . .
Cameron Watkins 3 9 7 16 1-4 . . 1 1 . . . . .
Patrick Nelson 3 8 6 14 . . . 1 1 . . 1 . .
Bobby Roundtree 3 8 5 13 3-25 3-25 . 2 2 . . 1 . .
Tymir Oliver 3 7 3 10 2-5 1-2 . . . . . . . .
Isaiah Gay 3 4 5 9 2-15 1-13 . . . 2 . . . .
Dele Harding 3 6 2 8 . . . . . . . . . .
Tito Odenigbo 3 2 6 8 0.5-1 . . 1 1 . . . . .
Julian Jones 3 5 3 8 . . 1-10 . 1 . . . . .
Sean Adesanya 3 5 2 7 1-8 1-8 . . . . . . . .
Kenyon Jackson 3 . 7 7 1-1 0.5-1 . . . . . . . .
Jamal Milan 3 4 2 6 . . . . . 1 1-0 . . .
Ahmari Hayes 2 5 1 6 . . . . . . . 1 . .
Evan Jones 2 4 2 6 . . . . . . . . . .
Tony Adams 3 3 3 6 1-1 1-1 1-0 . 1 . . . . .
C. Abercrombie 3 3 1 4 . . . . . . . . . .
H. Clayton 1 2 2 4 0.5-2 . . . . . . . . .
Jamal Woods 2 3 1 4 1-1 . . . . . . . . .
Dawson DeGroot 1 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Nathan Echard 2 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Malik Turner 3 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . .
James Knight 3 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Ayo Shogbonyo 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Stanley Green 2 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Owen Carney 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Kendall Smith 3 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Jimmy Marchese 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
J. Williams 2 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Jaylen Dunlap 1 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Illinois 3 139 105 244 17-67 8-50 3-31 8 11 6 2-34 3 1 1
Opponents 3 95 72 167 19-72 7-39 5-55 11 16 6 . 1 . .



Individual Game Highs

Rushes    21  Mike Epstein vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Rushing    111  Mike Epstein vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Rushes    Mike Epstein vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Rush    45  Mike Epstein vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Pass attempts    25  Chayce Crouch vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass completions    14  Chayce Crouch vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Passing    211  J. George vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
TD Passes    Chayce Crouch vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  J. George vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Long Pass    76  J. George vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Receptions    Mike Dudek vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
  Mike Dudek vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Yards Receiving    99  Ricky Smalling vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
TD Receptions    Mike Dudek vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  Mike Epstein vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Long Reception    76  Ricky Smalling vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Field Goals    C. McLaughlin vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Field Goal    40  C. McLaughlin vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Punts    Blake Hayes vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
  Blake Hayes vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Punting Avg    46.0  Blake Hayes vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Punt    54  Blake Hayes vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Punts inside 20    Blake Hayes vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Punt Return    52  Mike Dudek vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    28  K. Foster vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Tackles    16  Del'Shawn Phillips vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Sacks    2.0  Bobby Roundtree vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    2.0  Bobby Roundtree vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Interceptions    Tre Watson vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  Julian Jones vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
  Tony Adams vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)

Team Game Highs

Rushes    50  vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Rushing    193  vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    4.5  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
TD Rushes    vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Pass attempts    40  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Pass completions    20  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Yards Passing    287  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    7.6  vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
TD Passes    vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Total Plays    75  vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Offense    354  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.4  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Total Plays    75  vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Offense    354  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.4  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Points    24  vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Sacks By    vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
First Downs    19  vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Penalties    15  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Penalty Yards    138  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Turnovers    at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Interceptions By    vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Punts    vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Punting Avg    44.2  vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Punt    54  vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Punt Return    52  vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)

Opponent Individual Game Highs

Rushes    25  FLOWERS, Q, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Yards Rushing    106  FLOWERS, Q, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
TD Rushes    DUNNER, Malik, vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  GILBERT, James, vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  WHITE, Mike, vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
  TICE, Darius, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
  FLOWERS, Q, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Long Rush    28  HUNTLEY, Caleb, vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Pass attempts    43  WHITE, Mike, vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass completions    28  WHITE, Mike, vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Passing    280  FLOWERS, Q, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
TD Passes    FLOWERS, Q, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Long Pass    43  FLOWERS, Q, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Receptions    10  FANT, Nacarius, vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Receiving    110  FANT, Nacarius, vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Receptions    GIVAN, Nolan, vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  JOHNSON, D'Erne, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
  MCCANTS, Tyre, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
  SCANTLING, Marq, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
  ANTOINE, Deange, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Long Reception    43  SCANTLING, Marq, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Field Goals    NADELMAN, Emili, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Long Field Goal    29  NADELMAN, Emili, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Punts    COLLINS, Jake, vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Punting Avg    40.7  HERNANDEZ, Jon, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Long Punt    49  SNYDER, Nathan, vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  49  HERNANDEZ, Jon, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Punts inside 20    COLLINS, Jake, vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Punt Return    LACANARIA, Corey, vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    23  TOWNER, Kylen, vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Tackles    12  KEY, Devon, vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
  12  Joel Iyiegbuniwe, vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Sacks    3.0  WINBUSH, Anthony, vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    4.0  WINBUSH, Anthony, vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
Interceptions    COSBY, Bryce, vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  KINCADE, Antwon, vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
  FULLWODD, Tajee, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
  HOGGINS, Ronnie, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
  JOHNSON, K, vs. South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)

Opponent Team Game Highs

Rushes    66  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Yards Rushing    376  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    5.7  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
TD Rushes    vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Pass attempts    43  vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass completions    28  vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Passing    304  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    9.5  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
TD Passes    at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Total Plays    98  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Total Offense    680  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.9  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Total Plays    98  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Total Offense    680  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.9  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Points    47  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Sacks By    vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
First Downs    38  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Penalties    16  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Penalty Yards    140  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Turnovers    at Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  at Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Interceptions By    at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Punts    vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Punting Avg    40.7  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Long Punt    49  vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)
  49  at South Fla. (Sep 15, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Western Ky. (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Punt Return    vs. Ball State (Sep 2, 2017)