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Future Center Spencer Explains UI Decision

Joe Spencer (Jack Lyman)

Quality football centers are hard to find. They must combine athleticism and aggressiveness with intelligence and leadership skills. The Fighting Illini now have a commitment from center Joe Spencer from Mason, Ohio, who has those traits. He talks about his decision to attend Illinois.

Joseph Spencer is now committed to Illinois. He explains the timing of his decision. "Last night, I sat down with my parents and weighed all my options and decided whether to take more visits. Everything we talked about, Illinois was at the top and where I liked the most. It's where I want to be, so I called Coach (Jeff) Brohm last night." Head coach Ron Zook was busy with a daughter's... Recommended Stories

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