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Grimes Shows Strong Early Interest In Illini

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The new football coaches on staff at the University of Illinois offer opportunites to recruit players in new parts of the country. Defensive coordinator Vic Koenning and his long-time coaching companion Ron West have a strong connection to Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School in South Carolina, and they are using it to recruit safety Zeph Grimes.

Zeph Grimes is from Bamberg, South Carolina, and plays for a legendary program at Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School. That school has a reputation for turning out star football players, and Grimes may be next in line. Illinois defensive coordinator Vic Koenning and outside linebacker coach Ron West have recruited the school for a number of years and have developed a solid relationship with coaches...

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