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Illinois Football: Pittsburgh Steelers get a steal with Kendrick Green

LINCOLN, NE - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback AJ Bush Jr. #1 of the Illinois Fighting Illini and offensive lineman Nick Allegretti #53 and offensive lineman Alex Palczewski #63 and offensive lineman Kendrick Green #55 and offensive lineman Vederian Lowe #79 lead the team on the field against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on November 10, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

It has been a couple of years, but the Illinois football team is back in the NFL Draft.

With the 87th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select center Kendrick Green.