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.
What a moment between Lovie Smith and Josh Whitman after the #Illini clinch a bowl bid pic.twitter.com/pqKWbdzIRA— Isaac Trotter (@isaac_trotter2) November 10, 2019
They weren’t the only ones celebrating obviously.
BOWLING.— Gavin Good (@itsallG_O_O_D) November 10, 2019
The #Illini lift Lovie Smith on their shoulders after completing a remarkable comeback to knock off Michigan State. pic.twitter.com/G3VXrXkDnX
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.
So proud of the #ILLINI. 4 straight wins, bowl eligible. That is a comeback we will be talking about for generations. #B1G— ©orey rudner (@corster9) November 10, 2019
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
BOWL GAME. #ILLINI FOOTBALL— Erich Fisher (@ETFisher24) November 10, 2019
RT @RyanEasterling: “WHAT DOES EVERYBODY WANT?”— Francis Nelson (@fnelson77) November 10, 2019
“WHAT DOES EVERYBODY NEED??”
“BOWL!”#illini pic.twitter.com/RWMhtfLbvl pic.twitter.com/bJZyQ0JfM5
Your #Illini are officially bowl eligible! pic.twitter.com/uCaem1h0ny— Illinois I FUND (@IlliniIFUND) November 10, 2019
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
A happy Josh Whitman after stunning comeback by the #Illini lifts them into a bowl game pic.twitter.com/BZCbIOMQno— Matt Daniels (@mdaniels_NG) November 10, 2019
BOWL SZN! #Illini pic.twitter.com/1OROf6p5gv— Joe Nocco (@JoeNocco) November 10, 2019
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
On the morning of October 19, 2019, @IlliniFootball was 2-4.— Nathan Cualoping (@cual_10) November 10, 2019
Today is November 9, 2019. Illinois Football is 6-4 and is bowl eligible for first time since 2014 season. #Illini
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.