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Asamoah Ready To Perform For NFL

Jon Asamoah (Holly Smith)

An illness in fall camp, and a broken bone in the Senior Bowl. One might think Illini offensive guard Jon Asamoah would be upset about how fate has dealt him a low blow. Even though he couldn't work out for the NFL Combine or Illini Pro Timing Day, Asamoah will soon be able to prove himself for NFL teams and feels confident.

Jon Asamoah is the most highly rated offensive linemen to come out of Illinois in several years. He came down with mononucleosis at the beginning of Camp Rantoul last fall, and he played for a team that won only three games. Yet he was still named second team All-Big 10. Some draft experts expect him to be drafted in the first three rounds. That's amazing considering he hasn't yet worked...

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