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Henry Dickinson Grades High As Freshman

Henry Dickinson (Jack Lyman)

The Fighting Illini football team has two young linebackers from Memphis on the roster, and one replaced the other last Saturday at Indiana. Henry Dickinson performed well in Jonathan Brown's absence. The true freshman is developing rapidly. He is another example of how Illini coaches have the evaluation skills to recognize ability in underrated players.

Henry Dickinson has been playing all fall for Illinois as a true freshman. Last Saturday, he backed Houston Bates and Ian Thomas at inside linebacker and was praised by defensive coordinator and linebacker coach Vic Koenning afterward. "Dickinson graded extremely high. He was where he was supposed to be. He didn't necessarily make that many plays, but he was where he was supposed to be...

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