Current and former Illinois football players react to Tim Beckman firing

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SHARE Current and former Illinois football players react to Tim Beckman firing

After the announcement that Illinois football head coach Tim Beckman was dismissed from his position, current and former Illini football players began sharing their reactions on Twitter.

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Part of the reason for Beckman’s release was allegedly because he deterred injury reporting and influenced players to avoid or postpone medical treatment.

Below, take a look at some of the players’ reactions.

Illinois hosts Kent State for its first game of the college football season on Friday, Sept. 4.

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