Friday Apr 4
Big Red Network
Illini Must Bank On Experience
There's not much optimism around a team that went just 4-8 under second year Illinois head coach Tim Beckman.
Illinois Fighting Illini Football: The Case for Taking Jonathan Brown in the NFL Draft
Nov 2, 2013; University Park, PA, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini linebacker J. Brown signals to the student section during the fourth quarter against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium.
2014 NFL Draft: Jonathan Brown Player Profile
After putting on a less-than-stellar performance at the NFL Scouting Combine, Jonathan Brown looked a lot more defined at Illinois' Pro Day on March 6th.
Video: Brown building momentum as NFL Draft approaches
The Illinois football team practiced in pads for the first time Saturday as part of their spring workouts leading up to the Spring Game April 12. Several players from last year's team are also working out, but they're preparing for a future in the NFL.
Likely UDFA that are worth a look....
Stanford, 6'5", 312 lbs. Stanford seems to develop pretty decent linemen , and I think Danser is another one who will be solid in the NFL.