BTN.com staff, May 11, 2015
Former Illinois OT Simon Cvijanovic made some headlines Sunday when he took to Twitter to go on the offensive about a variety of subjects.
Cvijanovic, who missed the last four games of the fall after suffering an injury at Ohio State on Nov. 1, said he stopped playing football because of his physical health.
Cvijanovic posted dozens of tweets critical of Tim Beckman, Illinois and the NCAA, among other targets.
Monday morning, Tim Beckman responded to Cvijanovic's tweets.
"Simon Cvijanovic was a valued member of the University of Illinois football team. He chose to leave the team during the 2014 regular season and withdrew from the university before the end of the semester. Upon his return for the spring semester, we have continued to support him with medical care, an academic scholarship and academic advising. We cannot make any student accept our support."
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