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Tomlinson Promising 2010 Lineman

Illinois and offensive line coach Eric Wolford have had recent success recruiting offensive linemen from the city of Chicago, including current Illini Jeff Allen and 2009 verbal Leon Hill. Junior offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson is quickly rising to the top of line prospects in Illinois, and Coach Zook and his staff are heavily involved with the outstanding talent from Lane Tech.

Laken Tomlinson has helped pave the way for the Lane Tech's 10-2 record heading into the championship game of the Chicago Public League playoffs against Hubbard on Saturday. "We're a very balanced team," Laken states. "We can run and throw the ball. Our running game is very good and every time we seem to pick up huge yardage." The 6'-5", 285 pound lineman has cleared the way for that running...

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