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'Proud Illini' football players showing support for Illinois football program on Twitter

University of Illinois football players, students and fans are supporting the Illinois football program using the hashtag #ProudIllini on Twitter.

The support is coming after allegations that Illinois head coach Tim Beckman pressured players to return from injuries before fully healthy.

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Former and current players responded on Twitter to the allegations.