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McGee 'excited' for first start at QB

When Eddie McGee was called into Illinois football head coach Ron Zook's office late Sunday evening, the last thing he expected was to be named the team's starting quarterback.

"Honestly, that was the last thing on my mind," McGee said. "Juice is a great player, a great quarterback."

But Zook simply said he needed to change things up.

Two days after a 35-17 loss to Penn State dropped his team to 1-3, Zook announced that McGee would replace Williams at starting quarterback Saturday against Michigan State.

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