Illinois corner Taz Nicholson to miss remainder of season

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois has gone deep down the depth chart at the cornerback spot this season. That will likely continue to be the case.Taz Nicholson ...

November 18, 2022
5:20 AM

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois has gone deep down the depth chart at the cornerback spot this season. That will likely continue to be the case.Taz Nicholson has been the starter for most of the season, but after dislocating his wrist he'll be out for the remainder of the season, coach Bret Bielema said.Nicholson had an interception, six passes defended and a forced fumble in 10 games this season. Backup Terrell Jennings has been injured as well and Tyler Strain's status is up in the air. Illinois Fighting Illini defensive back Tahveon Nicholson (10) celebrates an interception with defensive back Kendall Smith (7) against Wisconsin.

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