Michigan loses assistant strength coach

Michigan assistant strength and conditioning coach Aaron Hillmann is heading to Illinois.

Hillmann was announced as the Illini's head strength and conditioning coach under new football coach Tim Beckman on Friday.

"Aaron and I go back to our days at Bowling Green, and he will do everything he can to assist our players in reaching their potential in the weight room and on the field," Beckman said in a statement. "He is considered one of the best in the nation in what he does."