Tommy DeVito opens ReliaQuest Bowl scoring with 6th rushing TD of the season
Tommy DeVito has been a strong addition to Illinois for the 2022 season. The quarterback helped guide the Illini to a competitive season and ReliaQuest Bowl appearance.
Though his best work came with his arm in the season, DeVito utilized his legs to open the scoring in the bowl game. He scored on a quick two-yard rush from the red zone to give Illinois a 7-0 lead in the first half.
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Though DeVito’s biggest accomplishments came in the passing game, he did utilize his legs at times. He finished the regular season with 5 rushing touchdowns with a 3-TD performance on the ground in a win over Wisconsin.
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Mississippi State did go down and kick a field goal to make it 7-3 just ahead of halftime.