January 19th, 2012

Illinois fullback out for bowl,

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 Illinois starting fullback Jay Prosch has been hospitalized for a week after contracting a staph infection and could be released Friday, his sister said…According to the Mayo Clinic, staph infections can become deadly if the bacteria invades the bloodstream, joints, bones, lungs or heart. The clinics Web site says, "Staph bacteria can spread easily through cuts, abrasions and skin-to-skin contact.

Chicago Tribune, 12/2011

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