Postgame interviews with Illinois football players following their six losses this season have mostly been a time of gloom and disappointment.
But after Illinois' 24-14 loss at Purdue on Saturday, there was something unfamiliar being sported by an Illini player after the game - a smile.
The smile belonged to a beaming Jacob Charest, who made his collegiate debut in the second quarter of the game. While splitting time with Juice Williams at quarterback, the redshirt freshman completed 4 of 8 passes for 52 yards.
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