Walt Aikens Excited To See Playing Time Premium Story

Walter Aikens (Illinois SID)
Walter Aikens (Illinois SID)
By Jack Lyman
InsideIllini.com staff
Date: Oct 8, 2009

It is always exciting for a freshman to see his first action in a Big 10 football game. Many are not mature enough to play right away, so they redshirt. For a select few like Illini safety Walt Aikens, it is a dream fulfilled. From an obscure recruit to the fifth Illini freshman to see playing time, Aikens has made rapid progress.

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