Illini Football Coach Bret Bielema Tests Positive For COVID-19
November 16, 2021 11:39AM CST
The Illini football team will miss head coach Bret Bielema after he tested positive for COVID-19. He was fully vaccinated and recently received a booster shot. Bielema will not be on the sideline for Saturday’s game in Iowa. Assistant head coach George McDonald will lead the team in their pursuit to lock up a bowl game invitation.