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Kentucky Star Checks Out Fighting Illini

DeMichael Jackson (Jack Lyman)

The Fighting Illini football team hosted a number of top prospects for home football games this fall. Among those at the Michigan game was Jeffersontown, Kentucky, star DeMichael Jackson. The do-it-all speedster is being recruited as a running back.

DeMichael Jackson had a sensational year for Jeffersontown High School in Kentucky. While he will play running back in college, he was his team's quarterback and led them to an outstanding season. "My season has gone real well. We made the regional finals for the first time since 1992." He lost to John Harden last weekend 35-6 to end his season. But speaking before that game, Jackson...

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