Illinois' Scheelhaase thriving after embracing offensive overhaul
After throwing four touchdown passes and eight interceptions in 2012, Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase already has tossed 12 TDs with three interceptions through four games this season.
Posted: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Nathan Scheelhaase was on his fourth offensive coordinator, coming off an injury-plagued season and hardly guaranteed a starting spot heading into his senior year.
And here came Bill Cubit, hired by Tim Beckman to overhaul the Illinois offense, with a whole new system that was going to be shoved down the throat of the Illini quarterback — along with everybody else who was reeling after a 2-10 season.
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 12:00 am.