Illinois Vs. Minnesota Injury Report: Donovonn Young Upgraded To Probable

Here's the latest injury news for Saturday's Big Ten matchup between the Illinois Fighting Illini (6-5, 2-5 Big Ten) and Minnesota Golden Gophers (2-9, 1-6 Big Ten). All information comes from USA Today:

Illinois Fighting Illini 

Donovonn Young RB Ankle Prob Sat - 11/26/11 Young has been progressing from an ankle injury and is expected to play Saturday against Minnesota.
Steve Hull DB Neck Prob Sat - 11/24/11 Hull did not play in Week 12 against Wisconsin due to a neck injury but is expected to return to the lineup for Saturday's game against Minnesota.
Hugh Thornton OL Knee Prob Sat - 11/24/11 Thornton has not played since undergoing a knee scope on October 31st to clean up a cartilage tear. He is expected to return to the lineup for Saturday's game against Minnesota.
Corey Lewis OL Knee Ques Sat - 11/21/11 Lewis suffered a setback in his recovery from a knee injury before the season began and hasn't yet played in a game. He remains questionable for Saturday's game against Minnesota.

Minnesota Golden Gophers

Michael Carter DB Academics Prob Sat - 11/26/11 Carter is dealing with academic issues but is expected to play Saturday against Illinois.
A.J. Barker WR Hamstring Ques Sat - 11/26/11 Barker is nursing a hamstring injury and is questionable for Saturday's game against Illinois.
Chris Hawthorne K Leg Ques Sat - 11/21/11 Hawthorne missed his third straight game in Week 12 against Northwestern due to a leg injury and remains questionable for Saturday's game against Illinois.
Ryan Orton OL Back Ques Sat - 11/21/11 Orton missed his fourth straight game in Week 12 against Northwestern due to a back injury and remains questionable for Saturday's game against Illinois.
Leston Simpson DE Head Ques Sat - 11/21/11 Simpson has been sidelined since Week 6 due to a head injury and remains questionable for Saturday's game against Illinois.
Harold Legania DL Foot Ques Sat - 11/21/11 Legania missed his sixth straight game in Week 12 against Northwestern due to a foot injury and remains questionable for Saturday's game against Illinois.
Eric Jacques DL Ankle Doub Sat - 11/26/11 Jacques is expected to miss his fourth game in a row Saturday against Illinois due to an ankle injury.

For updates on this matchup, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage, visit SB Nation's Illinois blog, Hail to the Orange, and SB Nation's Minnesota blog, The Daily Gopher. For more news and notes from around college football, visit SB Nation's NCAA football news hub.

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