Boxscore
Illinois 56, South Dakota St 3
Saturday, September 10, 2011 12:00 PM
Location - Memorial Stadium
Attendance - 42212

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
South Dakota St 0 3 0 0 3
Illinois 21 14 14 7 56

Recap


Illinois had four players rush for at least 48 yards and totaled six touchdowns on the ground as it took a weekend off from big-time competition with a 56-3 demolition of FCS foe South Dakota State.

Four different players completed passes for the Fighting Illini, with Nathan Scheelhaase leading the way at 6-of-8 for 102 yards. Scheelchase also finished with 93 yards and two touchdowns rushing.

Illinois was up 28-0 less than 20 minutes into the game. Jason Ford rushed for a 4-yard score with 26 seconds left in the first quarter, and Trulon Henry returned an interception 27 yards for another score just 15 seconds later, putting Illinois up 21-0.

The Illini defense had little trouble with South Dakota State, allowing 96 total yards and forcing a pair of turnovers.

The Jackrabbits (1-1) managed only six first downs and scored their lone points on a 33-yard field goal in the second quarter.

Illinois (2-0) ramps it up next week when it hosts Arizona State.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 3:58
Illinois   TD  Illinois 7 - South Dakota St 0
1st Quarter - 0:26
Illinois   TD  Illinois 14 - South Dakota St 0
1st Quarter - 0:11
Illinois   TD  Illinois 21 - South Dakota St 0
2nd Quarter - 11:01
Illinois   TD  Illinois 28 - South Dakota St 0
2nd Quarter - 4:10
South Dakota St   FG  Illinois 28 - South Dakota St 3
2nd Quarter - 1:37
Illinois   TD  Illinois 35 - South Dakota St 3
3rd Quarter - 9:55
Illinois   TD  Illinois 42 - South Dakota St 3
3rd Quarter - 7:06
Illinois   TD  Illinois 49 - South Dakota St 3
4th Quarter - 7:57
Illinois   TD  Illinois 56 - South Dakota St 3
TEAMS

Team Records

  South Dakota St Illinois
W/L 0 - 1 - 0 2 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  South Dakota St Illinois
Score 3 56
First Downs 6 27
3rd Down Efficiency 2-for-12
17%
9-for-11
82%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-2
50%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 96 519
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 24-25 50-364
Average/Rush 1.0 7.3
Passing
Comp-Att 11-22 16-18
Passing Yards 71 155
Average/Pass Play 2.8 7.8
Penalties-Yards 4-40 5-37
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Time of Possession 25:27 34:33

PLAYER STATS

South Dakota St (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
No Passing
Illinois (2 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
N. Scheelhaase 6/8 102 0 0
R. O'Toole 9/9 50 1 0
M. Osei 1/1 3 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
No Rushing
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
T. Pollard 8 101 12.6 1
N. Scheelhaase 9 93 10.3 2
D. Young 7 65 9.3 2
J. Ford 11 48 4.4 1
J. Ferguson 8 37 4.6 0
M. Osei 4 14 3.5 0
R. O'Toole 2 7 3.5 0
R. Stewart 1 -1 -1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
No receiving
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Jenkins 5 71 14.2 0
D. Millines 3 38 12.7 0
S. Harris 1 14 14.0 0
J. Ferguson 1 10 10.0 0
E. Wilson 1 8 8.0 1
R. Lankford 2 7 3.5 0
J. Davis 1 5 5.0 0
D. Young 1 2 2.0 0
J. Ford 1 0 0.0 0
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