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Speedy Edwards Has Strong Illini Interest

Ja'Len Edwards (Jack Lyman)

The Fighting Illini are looking far and wide for speedy receivers who can stretch the field and pose problems for secondaries. One of those being considered for a scholarship is Indiana star Ja'Len Edwards. A strong relationship with his position coach and two visits to campus make the Illini a possible destination for the talented receiver.

Ja'Len Edwards had a tremendous junior season at Avon High School in Indiana. He feels that and his impressive speed in the forty yard dash make him attractive to college recruiters. "My junior season went really well, leading my team with receiving TDs and yards at receiver. After my season, I started to get a lot of exposure because of my speed. I ran a 4.38 40 and run a 4.44 consistently...

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