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Trulon Henry Making Positive Name For Himself

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The Fighting Illini secondary was taking shape when three players were lost for part or all of the season. Even then, one of the remaining starters played his first game as an Illini against Missouri. Trulon Henry is becoming comfortable at safety after transferring from junior college. He proved it with two interceptions against Ohio State last Saturday.

Trulon Henry is former Illinois star Arrelious Benn's older brother. He transferred from College of DuPage and is now a starter at free safety for the Illini. He is happy for the role but knows improvement is needed. "I've got a lot more work to do." He is grateful to be a starter, but he is mature enough to understand the responsibility that comes with it. "I just can't let them down...

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