According to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg, Illinois football players Darta Lee, Zarrian Holcombe and Howard Watkins have been arrested and charged with home invasion and armed robbery.
After becoming the first true freshman to start a season opener for the Illini in at least 20 seasons, Lee went on to play in six games for the team in the 2016 campaign as an offensive lineman. He was listed as a 3-star recruit by 247Sports.
Holcombe played in 7 games as a true freshman. Watkins, an offensive lineman, enrolled in January.