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Henry Dickinson Talks Illini Commitment

Henry Dickinson (Ryan Easterling)

With new defensive coordinators come new schemes, new attitudes, and even sometimes new positions. Such is the case at the University of Illinois, where the Illini now feature a "Bandit." Looking for a unique player for the position, the Illini may have found one for their system in rangy Memphis-area defender Henry Dickinson.

Henry Dickinson, a defensive end/linebacker from the Memphis University School in Tennessee, was a relatively unknown name until about a month ago when he came to check out the Illini at the Rantoul High School scrimmage during Camp Rantoul. Needless to say he liked what he saw, so much so that he decided to give his verbal pledge to Illinois. "I thought about it more and more. I wanted to get...

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