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Bright Future Predicted For Corey Liuget

Corey Liuget (Holly Smith)

Defensive tackle is an important position for any football team. Besides applying pressure on the quarterback and clogging up running plays, they must occupy offensive linemen so linebackers can be free to make tackles. Big, athletic defensive tackles are hard to find, but the Fighting Illini have a couple including Corey Liuget. He burst onto the scene as a freshman.

Sophomore Corey Liuget is labeled a future star at defensive tackle for Illinois. He is big, strong and fast, and he makes plays. As well as he played last year, he says he is much more comfortable with college ball now. "It's going great so far. The second year in camp, it's good. I know the system, I know how they run things. I know about the meetings and everything. So now it just takes...

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