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Alabama Linebacker Curious About Illini

The Fighting Illini football team continues to pursue athletic talent in the South. Assistant coach Chip Long was raised in Alabama, and defensive coordinator Vic Koenning has recruited there. They will leave no stone unturned in their pursuit for players. Among those with Illini offers is Montgomery linebacker Harding Harper.

Illinois enjoyed the benefits of recruiting Alabama players when fullback Jay Prosch burst on the scene last year as a true freshman. Another one on their radar is linebacker Harding Harper. Chip Long is his Illini recruiting coach and has made a good impression. "When I got the offer from Illinois, it kind of stuck out to me. Coach Long told me he was from this area. He actually didn't come... Recommended Stories

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