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Defensive Lineman Enjoys Illini Practice

Over the first weekend in April, the Illinois coaches hosted a large number of recruits. While the majority of them watched the team scrimmage on Saturday, a handful of recruits stopped by on Friday to take in a practice including Chris O'Connor.

Chris O'Connor, the defensive line standout from Andrew High School in Tinley Park, visited Illinois recently. "The coaches were great," O'Connor states. "It was the first day in pads so the tempo was really upbeat. It was interesting to see how college practices are different than high school practices." This was not his first Illini visit. "I didn't sit down with the coaches then, but I... Recommended Stories

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