Quotes: Payton Thorne and Xavier Henderson reflect on Saturday, look ahead to Illinois

After a dramatic and frustrating weekend, Michigan State football is onto Illinois, who is playing some great football this year under Bret Bielema and should be a good test for an MSU squad that could use a good win over a solid opponent.

During their preparation, Spartan leaders Payton Thorne and Xavier Henderson spoke to the media to briefly reflect on Saturday’s events (although they could not speak to the infamous tunnel incident) as well as their thoughts on a formidable Illinois team.

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