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Tim Kynard Making Up For Lost Time

Tim Kynard (Holly Smith)

Spring practice is a time when squadmen can impress the coaches and make progress on earning playing time in the fall. This is especially important for redshirt freshmen who toiled on the show squad their first year. In the case of defensive end Tim Kynard, spring was his first chance to play after missing all fall due to shoulder surgery.

Tim Kynard came to Illinois from St. John's High School in Toledo, Ohio. He had summer shoulder surgery and was not back to full strength for Camp Rantoul last fall. He spent his days working with Strength and Conditioning Coach Lou Hernandez. "Coach Lou did a lot for me. I was with him the whole Rantoul. When the players were practicing, I was running and working out the whole practice... Recommended Stories

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