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Big Things Expected For TE Matt LaCosse

The Fighting Illini football team loaded up with tight ends recently, and now there are several outstanding prospects competing for playing time. Sophomore Matt LaCosse was good enough to play as a true freshman. With a year's experience, he figures to be a big part of the offense in 2012.

Matt LaCosse caught only one pass last year for Illinois as a true freshman. But he flashed tremendous potential and figures much more prominently in 2012. His speed, aggressiveness and pass receiving ability combine to make him a versatile, important member of the Illini team. "They're asking me to do a lot of stuff. I've been split out, I've been in the slot, and I've been in the...

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