Illinois QB Brandon Peters tests positive for COVID-19 and will now sit out 21 days under new Big Ten protocols

Illinois starting quarterback Brandon Peters was forced to miss Saturday’s game against Purdue after contracting COVID-19, the team announced about an hour before kickoff.Redshirt freshman tight end Griffin Moore also missed the game after a positive test and “several” players were out due to contact tracing. They will also miss the Nov. 7 game against Minnesota.Illinois listed 14 players as out for the game against the Boilermakers, who defeated the Illini, 31-24.Moore and Peters will have to sit out 21 days and would be eligible to return for the Nov. 21 Nebraska game pending their health st…

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