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Millines Healthy Again, Ready To Help Illini

Darius Millines (Holly Smith)

The Fighting Illini football team has been blessed with good health this season. Nearly the entire team has been available for every game. The loss of any one player can have a deleterious effect on the team's success. So when receiver Darius Millines had to sit out four games with a stress fracture in his foot, the offense felt the effects.

To be effective, the Illinois offense requires balance between run and pass. It also requires multiple skill players to prevent opponents concentrating efforts on one or two stars. Illini receiver A.J. Jenkins is having a phenomenal season, but his pathway to continued success was limited when sophomore receiver Darius Millines had to miss four games. Millines sat out spring ball with a stress...

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