Illinois LB Jake Hansen (knee) to miss rest of season

Senior linebacker Jake Hansen’s career at Illinois is over following knee surgery.The NCAA’s active career leader with 12 forced fumbles made the announcement Wednesday on Twitter.”It pains me to say that I will not play another game as an Illinois football player,” Hansen wrote, in part.”… I will look back at my time here with no regrets and will continue to cherish every moment I enjoyed here. With that said I look forward to pursuing my life long dream of playing in the NFL!”