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Justin Green Now Comfortable At Corner

Justin Green (Jack Lyman)

Entering last season, injuries left the Illinois secondary thin and inexperienced for the most part. This year, the Illinois secondary has a spring and summer of tutelage under Coach Mike Gillhamer, and cornerback Justin Green is roaming the field with more experience under his belt.

Justin Green came to Illinois with an opportunity to play running back. He saw action at the position his freshman year, but there was plenty of competition from Mikel Leshoure, who became a 2nd round NFL draft pick, and Jason Ford. After injuries hit the Illinois secondary hard last summer, Green made the switch to cornerback, and he now believes the Illinois secondary has more depth than... Recommended Stories