Football
2007 Illinois Roster
Coaches  |  Alphabetical  |  Numerical 

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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