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Chris Jones Convinced He Made Right Choice

Signing day is always unpredictable. One school's loss may be another's gain. Illinois was on the winning end of one of those battles as it scored an impact defensive tackle out of Jacksonville.

Chris Jones, a powerful defensive tackle out of Raines High School in Jacksonville, Florida, first became known to Illinois fans in the week approaching national signing day. To their pleasant surprise, the Illini added a player who thrives on punishing an offense. "I'm physical. I don't care. I'm coming at you. I'm going to ball no matter who we play. I'm trying to be around the ball all...

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