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Tall Wide Receiver Fluellen Drawing Attention

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New coaching staffs often have a preference when it comes to the type of player they recruit. When it comes to wide receivers, Illinois offensive coordinator Paul Petrino prefers big targets for his quarterback. One such player the Illini staff is after fits those specifications quite well.

Wide receiver Michael Fluellen of Seneca High School in Louisville, Kentucky, is the epitome of a big receiver. Standing 6'5" tall and weighing 200 pounds, he provides a big target for any quarterback and can be a threat anywhere on the field. "I think I can do all things out there. I can get yards after the catch. I can get long balls, I can be a possession receiver. I like to look at Kyle...

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