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Illini May Be On Verge Of Another Commitment

The Fighting Illini football team loses star placekicker Derek Dimke to graduation after this season, so it is time to offer a scholarship for another kicker. It appears the Illini may have identified a good one in Indianapolis star Ryan Frain. If things go as smoothly as suspected, the Illini may have another commitment in the near future.

Ryan Frain plays for a small school in Indianapolis, but his reputation as a standout kicker precedes him. He made a big impression at an Illinois summer camp in June, and kicking guru Tim Williams recommends him highly. Frain visited campus for the OSU game Saturday and came away excited about it. "I had a fantastic trip. My family and I had a chance to sit down with Coach (Ron) Zook after... Recommended Stories

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