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Fritz Rock Makes Impression On Offense

Fighting Illini football coaches made a few position changes for spring ball, and it appears they have worked out. One of those is redshirt freshman Fritz Rock, who moved from safety to receiver when injuries reduced depth there. After a solid spring, it appears Rock has found a position where he can flourish.

Fritz Rock was a late signee at Illinois last summer. He was stationed at safety all fall, but injuries to starting receivers A.J. Jenkins and Darius Millines shortly before spring practice began forced Illini coaches to consider other possibilities. Was the change to receiver his idea? "Not necessarily. I always wanted to go back just because that's where my heart was at. But I just want to... Recommended Stories

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