Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, August 1, 2014

Did you know Ludacris was born in Champaign, Illinois? He made it known Thursday with a photo posted to his Instagram account. Along with the picture of his flashy blue and orange sports cars was this text: "#tbt my fighting illini whips."

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We must say, @IlliniAthletics nailed its response! Rollout, indeed.

By the way, this isn't the first time Ludacris has represented Champaign. There was this, too.