#TBT 2010 Texas Bowl: Whitney Mercilus

As we look forward to celebrating our 10th Texas Bowl, we’re also going to look back at past Texas Bowls and celebrate the great coaches, players and fans of the Texas Bowl.

Whitney Mercilus, linebacker for the Houston Texans, played for Illinois when the Fighting Illini defeated the Baylor Bears 38-14 in the the 2010 Texas Bowl. As a sophomore, Mercilus forced a fumble by Robert Griffin III in the Illinois victory.

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