Michigan Is Missing 2 Key Starters vs. Illinois Today

first_img #Wolverines without a key starter on each side of the ball. https://t.co/UiFz2Jr58k— Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) October 12, 2019The Wolverines got back to their winning ways last weekend, albeit in unconvincing fashion. Michigan took down Iowa in a defensive slug-fest by a final score of 10-3. It wasn’t the most impressive offensive output from the Wolverines, but a win is a win – especially after Michigan got embarrassed by Wisconsin.While Michigan will be without two key players in the game, it’s not alone. Illinois will be without starting quarterback – and former Wolverine – Brandon Peters, who is battling an injury of his own.Michigan and Illinois kick off at 12:00 p.m. ET on ABC. Jim Harbaugh on the sideline at Wisconsin.MADISON, WISCONSIN – SEPTEMBER 21: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines watches action prior to a game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on September 21, 2019 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)When the Michigan Wolverines take the field against the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday, they will have to do so without a few key starters.The school confirmed wide receiver Nico Collins and corner Lavert Hill did not travel with the team.Both will miss today’s game with minor injuries.Here’s the news from ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg.last_img

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