So this happened.
THE LARGEST COMEBACK IN SCHOOL HISTORY! pic.twitter.com/FO0z37RTct— Illinois Football (@IlliniFootball) November 10, 2019
Here’s Lovie Smith and Josh Whitman embracing after the Illini clinched a bowl berth.
They weren’t the only ones celebrating obviously.
Here are the other highlights on twitter:
It's over. #illini beat Michigan State 37-34 for the biggest comeback in Illinois history, clinching a bowl bid.— Jeremy Werner (@JWerner247) November 10, 2019
What a game. What a season.
Brandon Peters and the #Illini have turned the No Fly Zone into deregulated laissez-faire air space.— Paul M. Banks (@PaulMBanks) November 10, 2019
Congratulations to Lovie Smith and Illinois on:
-largest comeback win in school history
-becoming bowl eligible for the first time since 2014
The #Illini are PUMPED up about being bowl eligible for the first time since 2014.— Gavin Good (@itsallG_O_O_D) November 10, 2019
Hard to believe this team was 2-4 a month ago. What a team and what an accomplishment for this program. pic.twitter.com/sYrBetbyKV
WHY NOT MAKE SOME MORE HISTORY WHILE WE SECURE THIS BOWL GAME?! Not another coach I'd rather have to change this program around! Way to go #Illini!! Down, but never out! I love the fight in this team!! #FightingIllini #illiniNation #LittyvILLe #BowlBound #DownGoesSparty pic.twitter.com/yElok8aXM4— Dexter Washington (@DexWash24) November 10, 2019
Illinois undefeated since KAMs closed https://t.co/5Cyh9YBx6z— The Champaign Room (@Champaign_Room) November 10, 2019
And last but not least, excuse our expletives but...
WE FUCKING DID IT— The Champaign Room (@Champaign_Room) November 10, 2019
Go live it up Illini nation.