Posted July 30, 2012 on
The Fighting Illini football staff made a good impression with a Monday visitor. Safety Darwyn Kelly made the trek from Washington D.C. and came away impressed. The Illini hope he can maintain the pipeline they have enjoyed with H.D. Woodson High School athletes.
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The Fighting Illini basketball team is seeking a talented point guard for the 2013 class. Demetrius Jackson has demonstrated repeatedly this July he is among the elite in the country. Check out his recent video highlights.
The Fighting Illini football program has undergone major changes in the past year. It's gone to two straight bowl games, and now Tim Beckman has been hired to help it take the next step and win championships. How the team fares this fall remains to be seen, but Beckman has done all the right things to meet Illini Nation and prepare his team to play and think like winners.
Changing coaching staffs is always tough on basketball players. But if the Fighting Illini have an advantage going into the new season, it's the enthusiasm and work ethic demonstrated by the younger players. In particular, center Nnanna Egwu is improving rapidly as he prepares to replace 1st round draft pick Meyers Leonard.