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St. Louis Running Back Enjoys Illini Visit

Ezekiel Elliott (Jack Lyman)

After only two months on the job, the Fighting Illini football coaching staff hosted one of the largest groups of juniors in recent years in Champaign as Illinois basketball faced Iowa at the Assembly Hall. One of the headliners of that group was star St. Louis running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Ezekiel Elliott of John Burroughs High in suburban St. Louis, Missouri, is one of the best running backs in the Midwest for the class of 2013. He checked out Illinois Sunday and really enjoyed his visit. "It's a nice team and a nice family. I got to meet not only the coaches, but the families of the coaches. I got to meet a lot of the players and ask them questions, too." One Illini...

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