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O'Toole, Illini roll to 44-0 victory

Illinois Fighting Illini cheer during a game against the Charleston Southern Buccaneers at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ben Woloszyn-US PRESSWIRE
9/15/2012 10:02:30 AM

Charleston Southern at Illinois - Football Highlights

Reilly O’Toole threw for 333 yards and five touchdowns and receiver Ryan Lankfordhad 97 yards and two scores to lead Illinois to a 44-0 win Saturday over Charleston Southern. The Illini (2-1) were missing a handful of starters who were injured, including quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase, who has missed two games with a sprained ankle. O’Toole got the start and connected with Lankford twice in the first quarter.

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3rd Quarter Recap: Illinois 37, C. Southern 0

Illinois Fighting Illini defensive linemen Michael Buchanan (99) and Glenn Foster (91) tackle Charleston Southern Buccaneers quarterback Brian Van Brunt (13) at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ben Woloszyn-US PRESSWIRE

Spencer Harris 24 Yard TD Catch

Four long plays, including Reilly O’Toole’s 48-yard pass, helped spur Illinois’ offense to 17 points and the Fighting Illini now lead 37-0. Illinois’ defense shut down Charleston Southern, allowing only four yards of offense in the quarter. The Fighting Illini made their lead 27-0 when O’Toole and Spencer Harris combined for a 24-yard touchdown on the last play of a four-play, 83-yard drive. Illinois’ drive was keyed by.

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Podcast subscriptions bring in-game highlights

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Week 2 Sights and Sounds

Football season is off to a roaring start as we all get back into the comfortable rhythms of autumn where Saturdays are scheduled around kickoffs. But while fans head to the stadium or watch games on TV, a growing number of fans subscribe to our various video podcasts. Now during football season this is a great way for you to get in-game highlights from BTN TV games delivered right to your device.

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Week 3 Previews: Spartans-Irish headline slate

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Mark Dantonio Joins "#BTNLive"

Every week, I rank the Big Ten’s slate of games. Where does your team’s Week 3 game fall on my list? Find out in this post. Remember, on gameday, editors provide Rapid Recaps with quarterly updates from every game. And at the end of each game, I post my Saturday Snap Reactions.

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Big Ten Trends: How many points will Michigan score?

Michigan Wolverines quarterback Denard Robinson (16) runs by Air Force Falcons defensive back Steffon Batts (23) for a seventy nine yard touchdown during the first quarter at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

Denard Robinson's 1st Rushing Touchdown

Two weeks into the 2012 college football season, we are starting to see some trends take place in the Big Ten. For example, Penn State’s Allen Robinson is the most target receiver and Michigan State’s defense is very tough to score upon.

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