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2014 WR Malik Turner Turns Heads At UI Camp

Malik Turner (Jack Lyman)

The Fighting Illini football coaching staff is searching high and low for outstanding receivers to play in its new spread offense. While he's only an upcoming junior, Malik Turner shows excellent promise. The Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin athlete earned plenty of attention at a UI summer camp in East Peoria recently.

Malik Turner didn't have much chance to prove himself with Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin last year. "I started with the varsity until I broke my ankle in the third game. So I sat out the rest of the season." As a result, he lacks the name recognition of others in his class. But Turner showed all the attributes needed to be a standout receiver at an Illinois summer camp in East Peoria...

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