UCLA will be virtually at full strength physically for its John Hancock Bowl game Tuesday against Illinois at El Paso.
Coach Terry Donahue said that tailback Shawn Wills, who sat out four of the last five regular-season games because of a sprained knee, will be available.
Wills started four games before his injury. However, Kevin Williams, who gained 1,089 yards for a 6.5-yard average that led the Pacific 10 Conference, will probably be the starting tailback.
Five UCLA players, who are suffering from intestinal flu, missed practice Friday in El Paso.
They are wide receivers Sean LaChapelle and Bryan Adams, linebacker Rod Smalley, and reserve quarterback Wayne Cook and reserve cornerback Rob Gamble.