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    2007 Illinois Roster
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    Alphabetical
    No.NameHt.Wt.PositionYearHometownLast School
    52Asamoah, Jon6-5300OLSOPark Forest, Ill.Rich East
    18Bailey, Kevin6-0205WRRS FROlympia Fields, Ill.Homewood-Flossmoor
    14Baise, Ryan6-3200QBFROrland Park, Ill.Carl Sandburg
    98Ballew, Daryle6-1318DLFRCincinnati, OhioWithrow
    31Bellamy, Travon6-0194DBSOGreenbelt, Md.Eleanor Roosevelt
    9Benn, Arrelious6-2215WRFRWashington, D.C.Dunbar
    63Bergen, Will6-4274OLSOTampa, Fla.Middleton
    62Block, Eric6-3290OLJRNew Orleans, La.Jesuit
    36Bosch, Jared6-1219PSOMahomet, Ill.Mahomet-Seymour
    38Brandabur, Matt6-0199PKRS FRMiddletown, OhioMiddletown
    92Brent, Josh6-2320DLFRBloomington, Ill.Central Catholic
    99Brown, Jerry6-4253DLRS FRSt. Louis, Mo.Vashon
    18Bussey, Nate6-2210DBFRWashington, D.C.Dunbar
    43Carson III, Sam6-1245LBJRWoodridge, Ill.Downers Grove South
    35Cklamovski, Michael6-4261PKSOWillow Springs, Ill.Lyons Township
    73Cornell, Jack6-5320OLFRQuincy, Ill.Notre Dame
    17Cumberland, Jeff6-5244TESOColumbus, OhioBrookhaven
    1Davis, Vontae205DBSOWashington, D.C.Dunbar
    81Davis, Will6-3246DLJRGreenbelt, Md.Eleanor Roosevelt
    22Dufrene, Daniel5-11195RBSOFt. Lauderdale, Fla.College of the Sequoias
    15Duvalt, Chris5-11171DBSOLakeland, Fla.Lake Gibson
    23Eastman, Jack6-1186WRSONaperville, Ill.Joliet Catholic
    20Edwards, Garrett6-2210DBRS FRDowners Grove, Ill.North
    84Eller, Matt6-1200PKFRJacksonville, Fla.Bishop Kenny
    24Flowers, Bo6-2222DBFRMelrose Park, Ill.Walther Lutheran
    68Fulton, Xavier6-5280DLJRFlossmoor, Ill.Homewood-Flossmoor
    26Gamble, Brian193WRFRMassillon, OhioWashington
    57Garrity, Mike6-6270OLFRBatavia, Ill.Batavia
    12Garza, Billy6-1237QBJRBrownsville, TexasPorter
    39Gillen, Conor6-2238LBSOGlen Ellyn, Ill.Glenbard West
    27Gully, Antonio6-1193DBRS FRSt. Louis, Mo.Cardinal Ritter
    19Haig, Phil6-3196QBFRInver Grove Hts., Minn.Henry Sibley
    36Haney, Maurice5-9210RBJRHarvey, Ill.Benedictine Univ.
    32Harrison, Justin5-10207DBSRBloomington, Ill.Bloomington
    28Hicks, Dere5-10181DBSORoanoke, Va.Valley Forge Prep.
    16Hoomanawanui, Michael6-5261TESOBloomington, Ill.Central Catholic
    21Hudson, Kyle5-11166WRJRMattoon, Ill.Mattoon
    66Hunt, Randall6-6304OLRS FRHightstown, N.J.Valley Forge Prep.
    42Ijei, Justin5-8215FBSRChesterfield, Mo.Lafayette
    55Jackson, Anterio6-2248DLRS FRChicago, Ill.Fenger
    85Jackson, C.J.6-8260OLSOBuena Vista, Ga.Tri-County
    75Jackson, Mark6-5307OLFRColumbus, OhioHarmony Prep
    90James, Antonio6-5255DLSOMassillon, OhioWashington
    6James, Chris6-0190WRSOChicago, Ill.Morgan Park
    53Jefferson, Dustin6-0224LBRS FRKankakee, Ill.Kankakee
    74Jordan, Brandon6-5295OLRS FRMerrillville, Ind.Merrillville
    13Judson, Will5-8160WRJRRiverdale, Ga.Florida A&M
    39Keely, Tad6-1215LSRS FROswego, Ill.Oswego
    49Knezetic, Kyle6-0205LSSRChannahon, Ill.Minooka
    61Knuth, Cole6-3290OLFRProsper, TexasProsper
    47Leman, J6-3243LBSRChampaign, IllCentral
    82Lenti Jr., Frank6-2190WRSRSouth Holland, Ill.Mt. Carmel
    94Lindquist, David6-3276DLJRHighland Park, Ill.Highland Park
    30Locksley, Jr., Mike5-11185DBFRChampaign, Ill.Centennial
    86McClendon, Greg6-2225WRJRColumbus, Ga.Carver
    93McCray, D'Angelo6-4290DLFRJacksonville, Fla.Andrew Jackson
    60McDonald, Ryan6-5293OLJRHolland, Mich.West Ottawa
    10McGee, Eddie6-4200QBRS FRWashingon, D.C.H.D. Woodson
    23McMahon, Drew5-10180DBSRChampaign, Ill.Central
    5Mendenhall, Rashard5-11224RBJRSkokie, Ill.Niles West
    34Mendenhall, Walter6-0225RBJRSkokie, Ill.Niles West
    44Miller, Brit6-1251LBJRDecatur, Ill.Eisenhower
    69Millington, Akim6-6313OLSRWheaton, Ill.Oklahoma
    42Mitchell, Kevin6-0209DBSRFt. Wayne, IndHomestead
    11Morgan, Joe6-2185WRSOCanton, OhioMcKinley
    58Motuliak, Dan6-3293OLJRLafayette, Ind.Jefferson
    33Mucha, Mike5-11232RBSOOrland Park, Ill.Montini Catholic
    76Myles, Charles6-6335OLSRChicago, Ill.Harper
    65Nabolotny, Mike6-5290OLJRGlenview, Ill.Glenbrook South
    96Norwell, Chris6-6303DLSRCincinnati, OhioAnderson
    97Nurse, Clay6-3253DLRS FRBeltsville, Md.High Point
    64O'Donnell, Martin6-5305OLSRDowners Grove, IllSouth
    49Pacha, Tyler5-9198RBJRBrighton, IowaEllsworth Comm. Col.
    78Palmer, Ryan6-7308OLRS FRCanton, OhioGlen Oak
    19Petruzzello, Tony5-11190DBFRChampaign, Ill.Centennial
    95Pilcher, Doug6-5265DLSOHinsdale, Ill.Central
    45Pittman, Rodney6-2235LBJRFort Washington, Md.Friendly
    29Pollard, Troy5-8180RBFRJacksonville, Fla.Andrew Jackson
    35Purcell, Darius5-10210DBFRChicago, Ill.Hubbard
    80Reavy, Alex6-2185WRRS FRSpringfield, Ill.Sacred Heart Griffin
    13Reda, Jason6-1204PKSRRock Island, Ill.Rock Island
    48Robertson, Erique5-11223LBFRMaple Heights, OhioMaple Heights
    46Rouse, Tyler5-10199DBSRChampaign, Ill.Centennial
    25Sanders, Justin202DBPearl, Miss.NE Mississippi CC
    87Santella, Anthony6-2180PRS FRWauconda, Ill.Utah
    30Smith, Rahkeem6-1246RBSOLombard, Ill.Hargrave Prep
    40Steele, Antonio6-2218LBSRCleveland, OhioLong Beach (CA) College
    89Sullivan, Tom6-4227TESOTinley Park, Ill.Marist
    38Thomas, Ian6-0210LBFRBerwyn Heights, Md.DeMatha
    14Thomas, Marcus5-11160DBFRChicago, Ill.Morgan Park
    51Thornhill, Anthony6-1221LBSRDetroit, Mich.Central
    16Venegoni, Mark6-1236QBJRGurnee, Ill.Carmel
    91Walker, Derek6-4276DLJRGlendale Heights, Ill.Glenbard East
    76Ware, Mike6-3280DLSRNaperville, Ill.Wheaton College
    8Warren, DaJuan6-2215WRSRSouthfield, MichSouthfield
    41Weil, Russ6-0241RBSRMinooka, Ill.Minooka
    58Whalen, Bryson6-4250DLSOFreeport, Ill.Aquin
    3Wilkins, Marques6-0190WRSODecatur, Ill.MacArthur
    7Williams, Juice6-2223QBSOChicago, Ill.Vocational
    56Williams, Sirod6-0278DLJRGarfield Heights, OhioGarfield Heights
    83Willis, Jacob5-11182WRSRChampaign, Ill.Joliet JC
    79Wilson, Craig6-5310OLFRHarvey, Ill.Hargrave Acad.
    2Wilson, Martez6-4236LBFRChicago, Ill.Simeon
    37Yelton, Kyle6-0191PSOChesterton, Ind.Chesterton

    Staff

    Ron Zook - Head Football Coach
    Mike Locksley - Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
    Reggie Mitchell - Asst Head Coach/Recruiting/Running Backs
    Dan Disch - LB Coach/Co-Def. Coordinator
    Curt Mallory - DB Coach; Co-Def. Coordinator
    Tom Sims - Defensive Line Coach
    Eric Wolford - Run-Game Coordinator/Offensive Line
    Mike Woodford - Special Teams Coordinator
    Kurt Beathard - Outside Receivers Coach
    Lou Hernandez - Strength & Conditioning Coach
    Jim Pry - Inside Receivers Coach
    Greg Bruner - Video Director
    Trent Chesnut - Head Football Equipment Manager
    Byron Cunningham - Head Football Athletic Trainer
    Mike Degory - Offense Graduate Assistant
    Bobbi Duval - Associate Recruiting Coordinator
    Kristin Kane - Academic Counselor
    Casey Ludwig - Asst. Recruiting Coordinator
    Adrian Melendez - Director of Football Operations
    Chris Pazan - Video Graduate Assistant
    Steve Sigler - Defense Graduate Assistant

    Numerical
    No.NameHt.Wt.PositionYearHometown (Last School)
    1Vontae Davis205DBSOWashington, D.C. (Dunbar)
    2Martez Wilson6-4236LBFRChicago, Ill. (Simeon)
    3Marques Wilkins6-0190WRSODecatur, Ill. (MacArthur)
    5Rashard Mendenhall5-11224RBJRSkokie, Ill. (Niles West)
    6Chris James6-0190WRSOChicago, Ill. (Morgan Park)
    7Juice Williams6-2223QBSOChicago, Ill. (Vocational)
    8DaJuan Warren6-2215WRSRSouthfield, Mich (Southfield)
    9Arrelious Benn6-2215WRFRWashington, D.C. (Dunbar)
    10Eddie McGee6-4200QBRS FRWashingon, D.C. (H.D. Woodson)
    11Joe Morgan6-2185WRSOCanton, Ohio (McKinley)
    12Billy Garza6-1237QBJRBrownsville, Texas (Porter)
    13Jason Reda6-1204PKSRRock Island, Ill. (Rock Island)
    13Will Judson5-8160WRJRRiverdale, Ga. (Florida A&M)
    14Ryan Baise6-3200QBFROrland Park, Ill. (Carl Sandburg)
    14Marcus Thomas5-11160DBFRChicago, Ill. (Morgan Park)
    15Chris Duvalt5-11171DBSOLakeland, Fla. (Lake Gibson)
    16Mark Venegoni6-1236QBJRGurnee, Ill. (Carmel)
    16Michael Hoomanawanui6-5261TESOBloomington, Ill. (Central Catholic)
    17Jeff Cumberland6-5244TESOColumbus, Ohio (Brookhaven)
    18Nate Bussey6-2210DBFRWashington, D.C. (Dunbar)
    18Kevin Bailey6-0205WRRS FROlympia Fields, Ill. (Homewood-Flossmoor)
    19Tony Petruzzello5-11190DBFRChampaign, Ill. (Centennial)
    19Phil Haig6-3196QBFRInver Grove Hts., Minn. (Henry Sibley)
    20Garrett Edwards6-2210DBRS FRDowners Grove, Ill. (North)
    21Kyle Hudson5-11166WRJRMattoon, Ill. (Mattoon)
    22Daniel Dufrene5-11195RBSOFt. Lauderdale, Fla. (College of the Sequoias)
    23Drew McMahon5-10180DBSRChampaign, Ill. (Central)
    23Jack Eastman6-1186WRSONaperville, Ill. (Joliet Catholic)
    24Bo Flowers6-2222DBFRMelrose Park, Ill. (Walther Lutheran)
    25Justin Sanders202DBPearl, Miss. (NE Mississippi CC)
    26Brian Gamble193WRFRMassillon, Ohio (Washington)
    27Antonio Gully6-1193DBRS FRSt. Louis, Mo. (Cardinal Ritter)
    28Dere Hicks5-10181DBSORoanoke, Va. (Valley Forge Prep.)
    29Troy Pollard5-8180RBFRJacksonville, Fla. (Andrew Jackson)
    30Rahkeem Smith6-1246RBSOLombard, Ill. (Hargrave Prep)
    30Mike Locksley, Jr.5-11185DBFRChampaign, Ill. (Centennial)
    31Travon Bellamy6-0194DBSOGreenbelt, Md. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
    32Justin Harrison5-10207DBSRBloomington, Ill. (Bloomington)
    33Mike Mucha5-11232RBSOOrland Park, Ill. (Montini Catholic)
    34Walter Mendenhall6-0225RBJRSkokie, Ill. (Niles West)
    35Darius Purcell5-10210DBFRChicago, Ill. (Hubbard)
    35Michael Cklamovski6-4261PKSOWillow Springs, Ill. (Lyons Township)
    36Jared Bosch6-1219PSOMahomet, Ill. (Mahomet-Seymour)
    36Maurice Haney5-9210RBJRHarvey, Ill. (Benedictine Univ.)
    37Kyle Yelton6-0191PSOChesterton, Ind. (Chesterton)
    38Matt Brandabur6-0199PKRS FRMiddletown, Ohio (Middletown)
    38Ian Thomas6-0210LBFRBerwyn Heights, Md. (DeMatha)
    39Conor Gillen6-2238LBSOGlen Ellyn, Ill. (Glenbard West)
    39Tad Keely6-1215LSRS FROswego, Ill. (Oswego)
    40Antonio Steele6-2218LBSRCleveland, Ohio (Long Beach (CA) College)
    41Russ Weil6-0241RBSRMinooka, Ill. (Minooka)
    42Justin Ijei5-8215FBSRChesterfield, Mo. (Lafayette)
    42Kevin Mitchell6-0209DBSRFt. Wayne, Ind (Homestead)
    43Sam Carson III6-1245LBJRWoodridge, Ill. (Downers Grove South)
    44Brit Miller6-1251LBJRDecatur, Ill. (Eisenhower)
    45Rodney Pittman6-2235LBJRFort Washington, Md. (Friendly)
    46Tyler Rouse5-10199DBSRChampaign, Ill. (Centennial)
    47J Leman6-3243LBSRChampaign, Ill (Central)
    48Erique Robertson5-11223LBFRMaple Heights, Ohio (Maple Heights)
    49Kyle Knezetic6-0205LSSRChannahon, Ill. (Minooka)
    49Tyler Pacha5-9198RBJRBrighton, Iowa (Ellsworth Comm. Col.)
    51Anthony Thornhill6-1221LBSRDetroit, Mich. (Central)
    52Jon Asamoah6-5300OLSOPark Forest, Ill. (Rich East)
    53Dustin Jefferson6-0224LBRS FRKankakee, Ill. (Kankakee)
    55Anterio Jackson6-2248DLRS FRChicago, Ill. (Fenger)
    56Sirod Williams6-0278DLJRGarfield Heights, Ohio (Garfield Heights)
    57Mike Garrity6-6270OLFRBatavia, Ill. (Batavia)
    58Dan Motuliak6-3293OLJRLafayette, Ind. (Jefferson)
    58Bryson Whalen6-4250DLSOFreeport, Ill. (Aquin)
    60Ryan McDonald6-5293OLJRHolland, Mich. (West Ottawa)
    61Cole Knuth6-3290OLFRProsper, Texas (Prosper)
    62Eric Block6-3290OLJRNew Orleans, La. (Jesuit)
    63Will Bergen6-4274OLSOTampa, Fla. (Middleton)
    64Martin O'Donnell6-5305OLSRDowners Grove, Ill (South)
    65Mike Nabolotny6-5290OLJRGlenview, Ill. (Glenbrook South)
    66Randall Hunt6-6304OLRS FRHightstown, N.J. (Valley Forge Prep.)
    68Xavier Fulton6-5280DLJRFlossmoor, Ill. (Homewood-Flossmoor)
    69Akim Millington6-6313OLSRWheaton, Ill. (Oklahoma)
    73Jack Cornell6-5320OLFRQuincy, Ill. (Notre Dame)
    74Brandon Jordan6-5295OLRS FRMerrillville, Ind. (Merrillville)
    75Mark Jackson6-5307OLFRColumbus, Ohio (Harmony Prep)
    76Mike Ware6-3280DLSRNaperville, Ill. (Wheaton College)
    76Charles Myles6-6335OLSRChicago, Ill. (Harper)
    78Ryan Palmer6-7308OLRS FRCanton, Ohio (Glen Oak)
    79Craig Wilson6-5310OLFRHarvey, Ill. (Hargrave Acad.)
    80Alex Reavy6-2185WRRS FRSpringfield, Ill. (Sacred Heart Griffin)
    81Will Davis6-3246DLJRGreenbelt, Md. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
    82Frank Lenti Jr.6-2190WRSRSouth Holland, Ill. (Mt. Carmel)
    83Jacob Willis5-11182WRSRChampaign, Ill. (Joliet JC)
    84Matt Eller6-1200PKFRJacksonville, Fla. (Bishop Kenny)
    85C.J. Jackson6-8260OLSOBuena Vista, Ga. (Tri-County)
    86Greg McClendon6-2225WRJRColumbus, Ga. (Carver)
    87Anthony Santella6-2180PRS FRWauconda, Ill. (Utah)
    89Tom Sullivan6-4227TESOTinley Park, Ill. (Marist)
    90Antonio James6-5255DLSOMassillon, Ohio (Washington)
    91Derek Walker6-4276DLJRGlendale Heights, Ill. (Glenbard East)
    92Josh Brent6-2320DLFRBloomington, Ill. (Central Catholic)
    93D'Angelo McCray6-4290DLFRJacksonville, Fla. (Andrew Jackson)
    94David Lindquist6-3276DLJRHighland Park, Ill. (Highland Park)
    95Doug Pilcher6-5265DLSOHinsdale, Ill. (Central)
    96Chris Norwell6-6303DLSRCincinnati, Ohio (Anderson)
    97Clay Nurse6-3253DLRS FRBeltsville, Md. (High Point)
    98Daryle Ballew6-1318DLFRCincinnati, Ohio (Withrow)
    99Jerry Brown6-4253DLRS FRSt. Louis, Mo. (Vashon)

    Staff

    Ron Zook - Head Football Coach
    Mike Locksley - Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
    Reggie Mitchell - Asst Head Coach/Recruiting/Running Backs
    Dan Disch - LB Coach/Co-Def. Coordinator
    Curt Mallory - DB Coach; Co-Def. Coordinator
    Tom Sims - Defensive Line Coach
    Eric Wolford - Run-Game Coordinator/Offensive Line
    Mike Woodford - Special Teams Coordinator
    Kurt Beathard - Outside Receivers Coach
    Lou Hernandez - Strength & Conditioning Coach
    Jim Pry - Inside Receivers Coach
    Greg Bruner - Video Director
    Trent Chesnut - Head Football Equipment Manager
    Byron Cunningham - Head Football Athletic Trainer
    Mike Degory - Offense Graduate Assistant
    Bobbi Duval - Associate Recruiting Coordinator
    Kristin Kane - Academic Counselor
    Casey Ludwig - Asst. Recruiting Coordinator
    Adrian Melendez - Director of Football Operations
    Chris Pazan - Video Graduate Assistant
    Steve Sigler - Defense Graduate Assistant

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