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Breaking News: Martez Wilson Out For Remainder Of Season

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Tim Cary

Illinois coach Ron Zook announced today that junior linebacker Martez Wilson will miss the rest of the 2009 season.  According to the university, Wilson will "undergo season-ending surgery to repair a herniated disc in his neck".  Wilson was a Butkus Award candidate and the news that his season has ended prematurely will leave a big hole in the Illinois defense.
 
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@kylebetts said:

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A tough Illini career just got tougher for Tez. It's probably too early to call this guy a bust, but he's getting close.

Tim Cary said:

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Thanks for the comment, Kyle. Let's just say the start to the 2009 season hasn't played out exactly as Ron Zook drew it up. Hopefully Wilson can come back strong in 2010.

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