Lunt was the favorite going into camp even though he out last season after transferring. He started six games as a true freshman two years ago at Oklahoma State.
It's something I wanted to happen really bad," says Lunt on being named the starter. "It's why I transferred here, and you know I'm just really thankful and blessed for it to happen."
The Illini will open their season a week from Saturday against Youngstown State.
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