Defensive End Mercilus Eager To Compete Premium Story

Whitney Mercilus (Jack Lyman)
Whitney Mercilus (Jack Lyman)
By Jack Lyman
InsideIllini.com staff
Date: Apr 10, 2009

Illinois graduated two of its top three defensive ends this past year. That opens doors for underclassmen eager to take their places. The competition is fierce so far this spring, and several athletes are potential starters. A redshirt freshman who is vying for playing time is Whitney Mercilus.

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