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Speedy Lyons Camper Earns Illini Offer

Matt Harris (Jack Lyman)

It was a pleasure watching the Fighting Illini football summer camp at Lincoln-Way East Monday morning, in part due to the performance of a highly athletic receiver/defensive back from Lyons Township. In addition, former Illini Jon Beutjer is an assistant coach at Lyons. Matt Harris and his coach talk about his UI offer and tremendous potential.

Matt Harris exploded on the scene at the Illinois football camp at Lincoln-Way East Monday. He was so impressive he was offered a scholarship by head coach Tim Beckman afterward. "It feels good. Eddie Viliunas went to Illinois, and he says it's a great place. I can tell the coaches are like family. That's exactly what I'm looking for, so I'm real interested in them. "I visited there for a...

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