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D.J. Abnar (Pete Starling)

In 2011, Illinois snagged two defensive backs out of the state of Florida. Now, they're journeying back into that state in pursuit of dynamic playmaker from the Tallahassee area, who is developing a solid relationship with Illini assistant Paul Petrino.

D.J. Abnar is a 5'10 170 pound athlete out of Tallahassee's Lincoln High School. Abnar and his teammates had a great season this past year, but it took some time to get off the ground. "This past season was one of the best we've had since I've been there. We came together as a team and didn't have an individual mindset. We've been doing everything together this offseason too. We played a lot...

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