Illinois announced wide receiver Ricky Smalling is out for the rest of Saturday’s game against Wisconsin.

Smalling needed help getting off the field and couldn’t put much pressure on his right leg. Early reports are it’s a knee injury. Smalling left the injury tent on the sidelines wearing a knee brace.

Smalling has 24 catches for 225 yards and a touchdown this season. Freshman wide receiver Casey Washington is expected to take his place for the remainder of the game.

Illinois trails Wisconsin, 10-7, with about five minutes remaining in the second quarter.