May 26, 2010

Illini in the lead?

The departure of former offensive coordinator Mike Locksley to New Mexico, early departures of Washington D.C. natives Arrelious Benn and Vontae Davis to the NFL, along with a few other players that hailed from the nation's capital transferring before last season made some wonder if the Illinois football program's pipeline to the city would quickly run completely dry. However, propects like 6-foot-1, 225-pound Woodson linebacker Chris Jones make that seem unlikely.

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