PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Illinois and Rutgers are struggling and facing quarterback questions.
The Illini (1-4, 0-2 Big Ten) are worried about Wes Lunt heading into Saturday's game at High Point Solutions Stadium. He hurt his back last week and his status is unclear.
Chaye Crouch filled in and did well, running for 137 yards and two touchdowns against Purdue.
Chris Laviano of Rutgers has not lost his starting job, but he hasn't gotten a vote of confidence from coach Chris Ash with the Scarlet Knights (2-4, 0-3) and on a three-game losing streak.
Last week against No. 4 Michigan, Laviano was pulled in the second half in a 78-0 loss. TCU transfer Zach Allen replaced him and didn't do much. Giovanni Rescigno hasn't gotten a lot of playing time.
Freshman Tylin Oden has shown flashes and looks to be the quarterback of the future. He can run, but his passing game is a question mark.
That leaves Ash with questions. >> Read more
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