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Illini Look For Encore From Jay Prosch

Jay Prosch (Jack Lyman)

All Fighting Illini fans remember the Northwestern game at Wrigley Field last year. Everything fell into place, and the Illini ground game dominated. Leading the way for Mikel Leshoure's record-breaking day was fullback Jay Prosch. That game made the nation aware of the Alabama freshman. With the 2011 Northwestern game looming, Prosch is hopeful for another top performance.

Jay Prosch was an offensive lineman and linebacker at UMS-Wright High School in Mobile, Alabama. Recruited to Illinois to play fullback, Prosch had to learn on the fly last season. He did well enough to give notoriety to an otherwise obscure position. "I'm trying to. When I came here, I didn't really know what the position was about, but now I do. It's awesome to be able to play it." He...

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