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Q.B. Phil Haig, Will He Stay?

Phil Haig

Day two of spring practice is now in the books for the Fighting Illini football team. The rust is coming off slowly but surely as the returning players are reminded of their assignments. There were some good signs, but not all news was rosy.

At present, there are only two quarterbacks practicing with the Illini. Fortunately, the main two of Juice Williams and Eddie McGee still hold down the fort. But walkon Ryan Baise, the fourth and final member of the quarterback corps, decided to leave the team. Redshirt freshman Phil Haig has not yet practiced with the team, and Coach Ron Zook's explanation is necessarily vague as Phil makes a... Recommended Stories