Scout Premium Content

Jonathan Brown Planning Big Junior Season

Jonathan Brown (Getty Images)

The Fighting Illini football team has placed four players in the first round of the NFL draft in the last three years. Among those who may go high in future NFL drafts is Illini junior linebacker Jonathan Brown. He appears to be adapting readily to the new coaching staff and schemes, and he is working hard to prepare himself for a great season.

Jonathan Brown was one of the best defenders on the Illinois football team last fall as a sophomore. He led the Illini in tackles with 108, including 19.5 tackles for loss and six sacks. He also grabbed an interception, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble. He's hungry for more this fall. "I set personal goals for myself pretty high this year. I'm working to meet that. But really, I'm just...

IlliniPlaybook.com Recommended Stories


Up Next


Tweets