Illinois Forced To Punt On Fourth-And-Goal Against Minnesota (VIDEO)

Normally a team punting on fourth down is not big news. This particular punt by Illinois against Minnesota is very notable.

The Illinois Fighting Illini were forced to punt the ball on 4th-and-goal after a terrible series of bad plays.

4th & Goal at MINN 48

(9:54 – 3rd) Blake Hayes punt for 37 yds, fair catch by Phillip Howard at the Minn 11

3rd & Goal at MINN 48

(10:10 – 3rd) Coran Taylor pass incomplete

2nd & Goal at MINN 25

(10:55 – 3rd) Coran Taylor run for a loss of 23 yards to the Minn 48 Coran Taylor fumbled, recovered by Illin Casey Washington

2nd & Goal at MINN 10

(11:11 – 3rd) ILLINOIS Penalty, Personal Foul (-15 Yards) to the Minn 25

1st & Goal at MINN 10

(11:22 – 3rd) Coran Taylor run for no gain to the Minn 10