Illinois Linebacker Jonathan Brown Thinks Coast is Clear Before Kneeing Northwestern Player in Groin

Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown thought he was being sly during the first half of Illinois and Northwestern's Big Ten contest. He ended up being caught red-handed.

Following a play in the first half, Brown walks toward Northwestern offensive lineman Patrick Ward and looks around to see if anyone is watching. He then decides the coast is clear and knees Ward in the groin.

Ward was in immediate pain, and unfortunately for Brown, the referee was right behind him and penalized Brown with a personal foul.

Check out the video over at Deadspin to see it for yourself.

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