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Tavon Wilson Makes Most Of Pro Timing Day

Tavon Wilson (Jack Lyman)

A few athletes get tons of recognition and honors even when their performance doesn't necessarily deserve it. A few others are outstanding players who are often overlooked at reward time. Tavon Wilson falls into the latter category. He was the Illini's best cover corner as a senior, yet he wasn't invited to the NFL combine. He is determined to prove he belongs.

Tavon Wilson enjoyed a tremendous career at Illinois. He was the team's best defensive back the past two years, and he was also a trustworthy leader. The recent Illini Pro Timing Day was his best shot at impressing professional scouts, and he took advantage of his opportunity. "It's been exciting. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go through this process, so you've got to take full...

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