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    2006 Illinois Roster
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    Alphabetical

    No.NameHt.Wt.PositionYearHometownLast School
    22Abdullah, Sharriff5-8170DBSRDetroit, Mich.St. Martin DePorres
    69Amundsen, Ben6-5310OLJRMoline, Ill.Moline
    24Bailey, Jr., Charles6-1195WRJRFort Wayne, Ind.Northrop
    18Ball, Alan6-1175DBSRDetroit, Mich.St. Martin DePorres
    63Bergen, Will6-4275OLRS FRTampa, Fla.Middleton
    19Blalock, Paul6-0200QBRS FRAurora, Ill.Waubonsie Valley
    62Block, Eric6-3290OLSONew Orleans, La.Jesuit
    92Boyd III, Arthur6-2275DLSRShaker Heights, OhioShaker Heights
    15Brasic, Tim6-2200QBSRRiverside, Ill.Riverside-Brookfield
    59Buckner, Kam6-2265DLJRChicago, IllMorgan Park
    43Carson III, Sam6-1245LBSOWoodridge, Ill.Downers Grove South
    75Chu, Immanuel6-2280DLRS FRWoodstock, Ga.Woodstock
    65Connor, Jonathan6-2290OLSOLake Forest, Ill.Lake Forest
    2Creamer, Bryant6-2200WRSOChicago, Ill.Simeon
    81Davis, Will6-3235DLSOGreenbelt, Md.Eleanor Roosevelt
    23Eastman, Jack6-1185WRRS FRNaperville, Ill.Joliet Catholic
    29Ellis, Jody6-0195WRSOEvanston, Ill.Evanston Township
    22Frazier, Kieron6-3190WRJRMason, OhioCherry Hills East
    98Fulton, Xavier6-5265DLJRFlossmoor, Ill.Homewood-Flossmoor
    12Garza, Billy6-1225QBSOBrownsville, TexasPorter
    39Gillen, Conor6-2220LBRS FRGlen Ellyn, Ill.Glenbard West
    26Halsey, E.B.5-10200RBSRElizabeth, N.J.Elizabeth
    36Haney, Maurice5-9210RBSOHarvey, Ill.Thornton
    32Harrison, Justin5-11220DBJRBloomington, Ill.Bloomington
    28Hicks, Dere5-10175DBFRRoanoke, Va.Valley Forge Prep.
    11Hobson, Chris5-7190DBRS FRChicago, Ill.Simeon
    21Hudson, Kyle5-11165WRSOMattoon, Ill.Mattoon
    66Hunt, Randall6-6295OLFRHightstown, N.J.Valley Forge Prep.
    42Ijei, Justin5-8215RBJRChesterfield, Mo.Lafayette
    17Jensen, Spencer6-1185WRJRHomer Glen, Ill.Lockport Township
    13Judson, Will5-8155DBSORiverdale, Ga.Florida A&M
    56Keely, Tyler6-1185LSJROswego, Ill.Oswego
    49Knezetic, Kyle6-0195LSJRChannahon, Ill.Minooka
    87Kraemer, JR6-5235TESOWildwood, Mo.Lafayette
    68LaBonte, Jim6-7305OLJRLombard, IllMontini Catholic
    47Leman, J6-2240LBJRChampaign, IllCentral
    82Lenti Jr., Frank6-2185WRJRSouth Holland, Ill.Mt. Carmel
    43Levanti, Nick6-0230RBSOChampaign, Ill.Centennial
    85Lindquist, David6-3280DLSOHighland Park, Ill.Highland Park
    67Maddox, Matt6-3310OLSRManasquan, N.J.Manasquan
    86McClendon, Greg6-2220WRSOColumbus, Ga.Carver
    60McDonald, Ryan6-5300OLSOHolland, Mich.West Ottawa
    23McMahon, Drew5-10175DBJRChampaign, Ill.Central
    4McPhearson, Derrick6-0195WRSOHyattsville, Md.Dematha/Fork Union
    5Mendenhall, Rashard5-11210RBSOSkokie, Ill.Niles West
    34Mendenhall, Walter6-0225FBSOSkokie, Ill.Niles West
    44Miller, Brit6-1245LBSODecatur, Ill.Eisenhower
    69Millington, Akim6-6310OLJRNorman, Okla.Oklahoma
    42Mitchell, Kevin6-0200DBJRFt. Wayne, IndHomestead
    58Motuliak, Dan6-3300OLSOLafayette, Ind.Jefferson
    24Mourans, Edgar6-1190WRJRNiles, Ill.Niles North
    33Mucha, Mike5-11220DBRS FROrland Park, Ill.Montini
    14Mullen, Cody6-0215QBSOMattoon, Ill.Mattoon
    76Myles, Charles6-6320OLSRChicago, Ill.Harper
    73Nabolotny, Mike6-5250OLSOGlenview, Ill.Glenbrook South
    65Norris, Josh5-11270DLSRSpringfield, Ill.Sacred Heart-Griffin
    96Norwell, Chris6-6290DLJRCincinnati, OhioAnderson
    64O'Donnell, Martin6-5300OLJRDowners Grove, IllDowners Grove South
    95Pilcher, Doug6-5260DLRS FRHinsdale, Ill.Hinsdale Central
    45Pittman, Rodney6-2235LBSOFort Washington, Md.Friendly
    33Porter, Sam6-1240FBRS FRChicago, Ill.Morgan Park
    38Pryor, Troy6-0220LBJRChicago, Ill.Chicago HS for Ag Sciences
    85Ramshaw, Jay6-4245TEJRChampaign, Ill.Centennial
    13Reda, Jason6-1200PKJRRock Island, Ill.Rock Island
    46Rouse, Tyler5-10195DBJRChampaign, Ill.Centennial
    79Ryan, James6-5315OLJRBatavia, IllBatavia
    25Sanders, Justin6-1205DBJRPearl, Miss.NE Mississippi CC
    19Scott, Quintin5-10195DBRS FRGurnee, Ill.Warren Township
    70Scott, Trevor6-3280OLRS FRFort Valley, Ga.Peach County
    57Simmons, JJ6-5290OLSRMishawaka, Ind.Penn
    83Sobol, Jeff6-3260DLSOPevely, Mo.Herculaneum
    40Steele, Antonio6-2210LBJRCleveland, OhioLong Beach (CA) College
    89Sullivan, Tom6-4225TERS FRTinley Park, Ill.Marist
    30Thomas, Pierre5-11210RBSRLynwood, IllThornton Fractional South
    51Thornhill, Anthony6-1220LBJRDetroit, Mich.Detroit Central
    10Venegoni, Mark6-1210QBSOGurnee, Ill.Carmel
    91Walker, Derek6-4270DLSOGlendale Heights, Ill.Glenbard East
    93Walker, Tremayne6-3290DLSOTallahassee, Fla.James Rickards
    71Wall, Jack6-1270OLRS FRBartlett, Ill.Bartlett
    76Ware, Mike6-3275DLJRNaperville, Ill.Wheaton College
    8Warren, DaJuan6-2205WRJRSouthfield, MichSouthfield
    41Weil, Russ6-0240RBJRMinooka, Ill.Minooka
    58Whalen, Bryson6-5245DLRS FRFreeport, Ill.Aquin
    61Wilk, Adam6-5275OLJRLake Zurich, IllLake Zurich
    2Wilkins, Marques6-0185WRFRDecatur, Ill.MacArthur
    56Williams, Sirod6-0270DLSOGarfield Heights, OhioGarfield Heights
    48Willis III, Remond6-1240LBSOLilbourn, Mo.New Madrid
    28Willis, Jacob5-11180WRJRChampaign, Ill.Joliet JC
    38Wright, Doug5-7180PKRS FRMetamora, Ill.Metamora
    37Yelton, Kyle6-0180PFRChesterton, Ind.Chesterton


    Staff

    Ron Zook - Head Football Coach
    Mike Locksley - Offensive Coordinator/QBs/TEs
    Vince Okruch - Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
    Dino Dawson - Wide Receivers Coach
    Dan Disch - Special Teams/Outside Linebackers Coach
    Curt Mallory - Defensive Secondary Coach
    Reggie Mitchell - Asst Head Coach/Recruiting/Running Backs
    Tom Sims - Defensive Line Coach
    Ed Warinner - Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line
    Lou Hernandez - Strength & Conditioning Coach
    Lloyd Richards - Director of Football Operations
    Mike DiCenzo - Assistant Recruiting Coordinator
    Bobbi Duval - Associate Recruiting Coordinator
    Chris Pazan - Student Asst. Coach

    Numerical

    No.NameHt.Wt.PositionYearHometown (Last School)
    2Bryant Creamer6-2200WRSOChicago, Ill. (Simeon)
    2Marques Wilkins6-0185WRFRDecatur, Ill. (MacArthur)
    4Derrick McPhearson6-0195WRSOHyattsville, Md. (Dematha/Fork Union)
    5Rashard Mendenhall5-11210RBSOSkokie, Ill. (Niles West)
    8DaJuan Warren6-2205WRJRSouthfield, Mich (Southfield)
    10Mark Venegoni6-1210QBSOGurnee, Ill. (Carmel)
    11Chris Hobson5-7190DBRS FRChicago, Ill. (Simeon)
    12Billy Garza6-1225QBSOBrownsville, Texas (Porter)
    13Jason Reda6-1200PKJRRock Island, Ill. (Rock Island)
    13Will Judson5-8155DBSORiverdale, Ga. (Florida A&M)
    14Cody Mullen6-0215QBSOMattoon, Ill. (Mattoon)
    15Tim Brasic6-2200QBSRRiverside, Ill. (Riverside-Brookfield)
    17Spencer Jensen6-1185WRJRHomer Glen, Ill. (Lockport Township)
    18Alan Ball6-1175DBSRDetroit, Mich. (St. Martin DePorres)
    19Paul Blalock6-0200QBRS FRAurora, Ill. (Waubonsie Valley)
    19Quintin Scott5-10195DBRS FRGurnee, Ill. (Warren Township)
    21Kyle Hudson5-11165WRSOMattoon, Ill. (Mattoon)
    22Sharriff Abdullah5-8170DBSRDetroit, Mich. (St. Martin DePorres)
    22Kieron Frazier6-3190WRJRMason, Ohio (Cherry Hills East)
    23Jack Eastman6-1185WRRS FRNaperville, Ill. (Joliet Catholic)
    23Drew McMahon5-10175DBJRChampaign, Ill. (Central)
    24Charles Bailey, Jr.6-1195WRJRFort Wayne, Ind. (Northrop)
    24Edgar Mourans6-1190WRJRNiles, Ill. (Niles North)
    25Justin Sanders6-1205DBJRPearl, Miss. (NE Mississippi CC)
    26E.B. Halsey5-10200RBSRElizabeth, N.J. (Elizabeth)
    28Jacob Willis5-11180WRJRChampaign, Ill. (Joliet JC)
    28Dere Hicks5-10175DBFRRoanoke, Va. (Valley Forge Prep.)
    29Jody Ellis6-0195WRSOEvanston, Ill. (Evanston Township)
    30Pierre Thomas5-11210RBSRLynwood, Ill (Thornton Fractional South)
    32Justin Harrison5-11220DBJRBloomington, Ill. (Bloomington)
    33Sam Porter6-1240FBRS FRChicago, Ill. (Morgan Park)
    33Mike Mucha5-11220DBRS FROrland Park, Ill. (Montini)
    34Walter Mendenhall6-0225FBSOSkokie, Ill. (Niles West)
    36Maurice Haney5-9210RBSOHarvey, Ill. (Thornton)
    37Kyle Yelton6-0180PFRChesterton, Ind. (Chesterton)
    38Troy Pryor6-0220LBJRChicago, Ill. (Chicago HS for Ag Sciences)
    38Doug Wright5-7180PKRS FRMetamora, Ill. (Metamora)
    39Conor Gillen6-2220LBRS FRGlen Ellyn, Ill. (Glenbard West)
    40Antonio Steele6-2210LBJRCleveland, Ohio (Long Beach (CA) College)
    41Russ Weil6-0240RBJRMinooka, Ill. (Minooka)
    42Kevin Mitchell6-0200DBJRFt. Wayne, Ind (Homestead)
    42Justin Ijei5-8215RBJRChesterfield, Mo. (Lafayette)
    43Nick Levanti6-0230RBSOChampaign, Ill. (Centennial)
    43Sam Carson III6-1245LBSOWoodridge, Ill. (Downers Grove South)
    44Brit Miller6-1245LBSODecatur, Ill. (Eisenhower)
    45Rodney Pittman6-2235LBSOFort Washington, Md. (Friendly)
    46Tyler Rouse5-10195DBJRChampaign, Ill. (Centennial)
    47J Leman6-2240LBJRChampaign, Ill (Central)
    48Remond Willis III6-1240LBSOLilbourn, Mo. (New Madrid)
    49Kyle Knezetic6-0195LSJRChannahon, Ill. (Minooka)
    51Anthony Thornhill6-1220LBJRDetroit, Mich. (Detroit Central)
    56Tyler Keely6-1185LSJROswego, Ill. (Oswego)
    56Sirod Williams6-0270DLSOGarfield Heights, Ohio (Garfield Heights)
    57JJ Simmons6-5290OLSRMishawaka, Ind. (Penn)
    58Bryson Whalen6-5245DLRS FRFreeport, Ill. (Aquin)
    58Dan Motuliak6-3300OLSOLafayette, Ind. (Jefferson)
    59Kam Buckner6-2265DLJRChicago, Ill (Morgan Park)
    60Ryan McDonald6-5300OLSOHolland, Mich. (West Ottawa)
    61Adam Wilk6-5275OLJRLake Zurich, Ill (Lake Zurich)
    62Eric Block6-3290OLSONew Orleans, La. (Jesuit)
    63Will Bergen6-4275OLRS FRTampa, Fla. (Middleton)
    64Martin O'Donnell6-5300OLJRDowners Grove, Ill (Downers Grove South)
    65Jonathan Connor6-2290OLSOLake Forest, Ill. (Lake Forest)
    65Josh Norris5-11270DLSRSpringfield, Ill. (Sacred Heart-Griffin)
    66Randall Hunt6-6295OLFRHightstown, N.J. (Valley Forge Prep.)
    67Matt Maddox6-3310OLSRManasquan, N.J. (Manasquan)
    68Jim LaBonte6-7305OLJRLombard, Ill (Montini Catholic)
    69Ben Amundsen6-5310OLJRMoline, Ill. (Moline)
    69Akim Millington6-6310OLJRNorman, Okla. (Oklahoma)
    70Trevor Scott6-3280OLRS FRFort Valley, Ga. (Peach County)
    71Jack Wall6-1270OLRS FRBartlett, Ill. (Bartlett)
    73Mike Nabolotny6-5250OLSOGlenview, Ill. (Glenbrook South)
    75Immanuel Chu6-2280DLRS FRWoodstock, Ga. (Woodstock)
    76Charles Myles6-6320OLSRChicago, Ill. (Harper)
    76Mike Ware6-3275DLJRNaperville, Ill. (Wheaton College)
    79James Ryan6-5315OLJRBatavia, Ill (Batavia)
    81Will Davis6-3235DLSOGreenbelt, Md. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
    82Frank Lenti Jr.6-2185WRJRSouth Holland, Ill. (Mt. Carmel)
    83Jeff Sobol6-3260DLSOPevely, Mo. (Herculaneum)
    85David Lindquist6-3280DLSOHighland Park, Ill. (Highland Park)
    85Jay Ramshaw6-4245TEJRChampaign, Ill. (Centennial)
    86Greg McClendon6-2220WRSOColumbus, Ga. (Carver)
    87JR Kraemer6-5235TESOWildwood, Mo. (Lafayette)
    89Tom Sullivan6-4225TERS FRTinley Park, Ill. (Marist)
    91Derek Walker6-4270DLSOGlendale Heights, Ill. (Glenbard East)
    92Arthur Boyd III6-2275DLSRShaker Heights, Ohio (Shaker Heights)
    93Tremayne Walker6-3290DLSOTallahassee, Fla. (James Rickards)
    95Doug Pilcher6-5260DLRS FRHinsdale, Ill. (Hinsdale Central)
    96Chris Norwell6-6290DLJRCincinnati, Ohio (Anderson)
    98Xavier Fulton6-5265DLJRFlossmoor, Ill. (Homewood-Flossmoor)


    Staff

    Ron Zook - Head Football Coach
    Mike Locksley - Offensive Coordinator/QBs/TEs
    Vince Okruch - Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
    Dino Dawson - Wide Receivers Coach
    Dan Disch - Special Teams/Outside Linebackers Coach
    Curt Mallory - Defensive Secondary Coach
    Reggie Mitchell - Asst Head Coach/Recruiting/Running Backs
    Tom Sims - Defensive Line Coach
    Ed Warinner - Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line
    Lou Hernandez - Strength & Conditioning Coach
    Lloyd Richards - Director of Football Operations
    Mike DiCenzo - Assistant Recruiting Coordinator
    Bobbi Duval - Associate Recruiting Coordinator
    Chris Pazan - Student Asst. Coach

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