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3 Frosh WR See Bright Future For UI Offense

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Three Illini freshmen receivers made contributions during the 2010 season. Darius Millines, Ryan Lankford and Spencer Harris all impressed with their ability to catch the ball and block for the running game. In part two of their interview, the three talk about improvements they need to make plus the potential they see for the Illini offense next season.

Illinois offensive coordinator and receiver coach Paul Petrino puts the receiver corps through its paces in practice, with the best men seeing the most action on game day. Spencer Harris spoke for fellow freshmen Darius Millines and Ryan Lankford when describing what it takes to earn playing time. "He tells us all the time that if you can't execute a play, he's not gonna put it in the game plan...

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