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Current and former Illinois football players react to the firing of Tim Beckman

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Here's how Fighting Illini football players reacted to the firing of Tim Beckman.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I appreciate all the support I have received. Huge step in bettering athletics and in helping us prevent future wrongdoings. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Illini?src=hash">#Illini</a></p>&mdash; Simon Cvijanović (@IlliniSi) <a href="https://twitter.com/IlliniSi/status/637344366260940800">August 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Will always support and love Tim Beckman. Unfortunate day for the Illini but we have an obligation to put on a good show for this university</p>&mdash; Teddy Karras (@_teddy_k) <a href="https://twitter.com/_teddy_k/status/637372025653362688">August 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Coach Cubit is a great coach and an even better person. Very excited to play for him. It&#39;s gonna be a great year just wait <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/OSKEE15?src=hash">#OSKEE15</a> </p>&mdash; Alex Mussat (@TaSSuM_XeLA) <a href="https://twitter.com/TaSSuM_XeLA/status/637362733223149568">August 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">With great adversity comes great opportunity! This is our team and there&#39;s no reason why we can&#39;t be great! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/OSKEE15?src=hash">#OSKEE15</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ILL?src=hash">#ILL</a></p>&mdash; Jeff George #3 (@jgeorgeqb) <a href="https://twitter.com/jgeorgeqb/status/637345573264302080">August 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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We'll be updating this throughout the day as more players take to social media to express their opinions.

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