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Illinois is finally recruiting like a Power 5 program

About time

Drew Pastorek, writing for The Champaign Room, noticed something significant.

It’s only been about 18 months since Bret Bielema replaced Lovie Smith as Illinois’ head football coach. I must admit I was initially not a fan of the hire. But I was optimistic after a promising debut season. And after the offseason Illinois has had so…



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