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|Illini's Wilson Gets Big Ten Honor
|CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois cornerback Tavon Wilson has been named the Big Ten's Defensive Player of the Week.
Wilson earned the honor Monday after returning a fumble 66 yards for a touchdown in Illinois' 41-20 win at Indiana on Saturday.
The senior also logged a team-high 11 tackles to help Illinois keep its record perfect at 6-0.
The Illini have been collecting Big Ten Player of the Week honors all season.
Last week, Illinois wide receiver A.J. Jenkins was one of two Big Ten Offensive Players of the Week. And the week before, kicker Derek Dimke was Special Teams Player of the Week and running back Donovonn Young was the Big Ten's Freshman of the Week.
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