Update: Illinois receiver Pat Bryant leaves with injury vs. Wisconsin football – St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  • October 2, 2022

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Illinois wide receiver Pat Bryant (13) runs during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Indiana, Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in Bloomington, Ind.
Illinois wide receiver Pat Bryant left Saturday’s game against the Wisconsin Badgers due to an injury. 
Bryant was helped off the field with 6:57 left in the third quarter. He had an arm over the shoulders of someone on each side as he hobbled off the field. 
Michael Martin reported on the Illinois radio broadcast that Bryant injured his right knee. 
At the time Bryant left the game, Illinois led Wisconsin 24-10. 
Bryant had four receptions for 51 yards before the injury.
Illinois head coach Bret Bielema watches before an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst looks on during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Illinois quarterback Tommy DeVito (3) runs the ball against Wisconsin during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz (5) talks to running back Isaac Guerendo (20) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin cornerback Jay Shaw (1) interferes with a pass intended for Illinois wide receiver Brian Hightower (7) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin running back Isaac Guerendo (20) celebrates scoring a touchdown against Illinois during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin running back Isaac Guerendo (20) scores a touchdown under coverage by Illinois linebacker Calvin Hart Jr. (5) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Illinois running back Chase Brown (2) runs the ball against Wisconsin during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin wide receiver Chimere Dike (13) goes up for a pass under coverage by Illinois defensive back Devon Witherspoon (31) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz (5) throws a pass against Illinois during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Illinois head coach Bret Bielema walks off the field following a 34-10 win over Wisconsin in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Illinois tight end Michael Marchese (42) recovers the ball following a Wisconsin fumble during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Here is a look at Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Wisconsin Badgers football in Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. 
Illinois head coach Bret Bielema watches before an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst looks on during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Illinois quarterback Tommy DeVito (3) runs the ball against Wisconsin during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz (5) talks to running back Isaac Guerendo (20) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin cornerback Jay Shaw (1) interferes with a pass intended for Illinois wide receiver Brian Hightower (7) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin running back Isaac Guerendo (20) celebrates scoring a touchdown against Illinois during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin running back Isaac Guerendo (20) scores a touchdown under coverage by Illinois linebacker Calvin Hart Jr. (5) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Illinois running back Chase Brown (2) runs the ball against Wisconsin during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin wide receiver Chimere Dike (13) goes up for a pass under coverage by Illinois defensive back Devon Witherspoon (31) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz (5) throws a pass against Illinois during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Illinois head coach Bret Bielema walks off the field following a 34-10 win over Wisconsin in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Illinois tight end Michael Marchese (42) recovers the ball following a Wisconsin fumble during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Kayla Wolf)
Illinois defeated Wisconsin 34-10. It is the Illini’s first win at Wisconsin since 2002.
Illinois improved to 4-1 overall and 1-1 in the Big Ten. The Wisconsin Badgers went to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in the Big Ten.
Bret Bielema is the Illinois Fighting Illini football head coach. Paul Chryst is the Wisconsin Badgers football head coach.
Erik Hall is the digital sports editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.
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