Football
2008 Illinois Roster
Coaches  |  Alphabetical  |  Numerical 

Alphabetical
No.NameHt.Wt.PositionYearHometownLast School
63Aguanunu, Chudi6-5323OLJRChicago, Ill.Chicago HS for Agricultural Sciences
71Allen, Jeff6-4317OLFRChicago, Ill.King
14Anderson, Sean6-4185QBRS FRTinley Park, Ill.Andrew
52Asamoah, Jon6-5309OLJRPark Forest, Ill.Rich East
98Ballew, Daryle6-1313DLRS FRCincinnati, OhioWithrow
41Becker, Zach6-3240RBFRHomer, Ill.St. Joseph-Ogden
31Bellamy, Travon6-0207DBSOGreenbelt, Md.Eleanor Roosevelt
9Benn, Arrelious6-2214WRSOWashington, D.C.Dunbar
62Block, Eric6-3292OLSRNew Orleans, La.Jesuit
36Bosch, Jared6-1200H/PSOMahomet, Ill.Mahomet-Seymour
38Brandabur, Matt6-0220PKSOMiddletown, OhioMiddletown
92Brent, Josh6-2315DLSOBloomington, Ill.Central Catholic
99Brown, Jerry6-4251DLSOSt. Louis, Mo.Vashon
33Burgess, Mark5-9184RBRS FRPhilo, Ill.Unity (Tolono)
18Bussey, Nate6-2216DBSOWashington, D.C.Dunbar
43Carson III, Sam6-1254LBSRWoodridge, Ill.Downers Grove South
12Charest, Jacob6-4200QBFRMatthews, N.C.Butler
35Cklamovski, Michael6-4261PKJRWillow Springs, Ill.Lyons Township
73Cornell, Jack6-5321OLRS FRQuincy, Ill.Notre Dame
17Cumberland, Jeff6-5251WRJRColumbus, OhioBrookhaven
40Davis, London6-4244TEFRCahokia, Ill.Cahokia
1Davis, Vontae204DBJRWashington, D.C.Dunbar
81Davis, Will6-3268DLSRGreenbelt, Md.Eleanor Roosevelt
19Dimke, Derek6-0175PKFRRockford, Ill.Boylan
22Dufrene, Daniel5-11201RBJRFt. Lauderdale, Fla.College of the Sequoias
15Duvalt, Chris5-11175WRJRLakeland, Fla.Lake Gibson
23Eastman, Jack6-1194WRJRNaperville, Ill.Joliet Catholic
20Edwards, Garrett6-2214DBSODowners Grove, Ill.North
84Eller, Matt6-1201PKRS FRJacksonville, Fla.Bishop Kenny
33Ellington, Russell6-2217LBFRHomewood, Ill.Homewood-Flossmoor
72Ellis, Reggie6-2295DLFRWashington, D.C.Dunbar
11Fayson, Jarred6-0209WRJRTampa, Fla.Univ. of Florida
24Flowers, Bo6-2218DBSOMaywood, Ill.Walther Lutheran
21Ford, Jason220RBFRBelleville, Ill.Althoff
47Foster, Glenn6-4252DLFRChicago, Ill.Mt. Carmel
51Frierson, Evan6-2217LBFRWashington, D.C.H.D. Woodson
68Fulton, Xavier6-5300OLSRFlossmoor, Ill.Homewood-Flossmoor
57Garrity, Mike6-6289OLRS FRBatavia, Ill.Batavia
39Gillen, Conor6-2233LBJRGlen Ellyn, Ill.Glenbard West
83Graham, Hubie6-4248TEFRScranton, Pa.West Scranton
27Gully, Antonio6-1183DBSOSt. Louis, Mo.Cardinal Ritter
4Hardeman, Donsay6-2220DBJRJacksonville, Fla.Georgia Military College
28Hicks, Dere5-10179DBJRRoanoke, Va.Valley Forge Prep.
16Hoomanawanui, Michael6-5274TEJRBloomington, Ill.Central Catholic
66Hunt, Randall6-6311OLSOHightstown, N.J.Valley Forge Prep.
55Jackson, Anterio6-2277DLSOChicago, Ill.Fenger
90James, Antonio6-5255DLJRMassillon, OhioWashington
6James, Chris6-0188WRSOChicago, Ill.Morgan Park
53Jefferson, Dustin6-0230LBSOKankakee, Ill.Kankakee
8Jenkins, A.J.175WRFRJacksonville, Fla.Terry Parker
35Johnson, Kevin6-1193DBFRLake Zurich, Ill.Lake Zurich
13Judson, Will5-8163WRSRRiverdale, Ga.Florida A&M
59Keely, Tad6-1220LSSOOswego, Ill.Oswego
5LeShoure, Mikel240RBFRChampaign, Ill.Centennial
70Lewis, Corey6-6278OLFRCresco, Pa.East Stroudsburg South
94Lindquist, David6-3293DLSRHighland Park, Ill.Highland Park
93Liuget, Corey6-3283DLFRMiami, Fla.Hialeah
30Locksley, Jr., Mike5-11205DBRS FRChampaign, Ill.Centennial
42Lundeen, Dane5-11199LBFRElgin, Ill.South Elgin
60McDonald, Ryan6-5296OLSRHolland, Mich.West Ottawa
10McGee, Eddie6-4200QBSOWashingon, D.C.H.D. Woodson
88McGoey, Jason6-0185WRRS FRWheaton, Ill.Warrenville South
85Mercilus, Whitney6-3242DLFRAkron, OhioGarfield
44Miller, Brit6-1250LBSRDecatur, Ill.Eisenhower
65Nabolotny, Mike6-5281OLSRGlenview, Ill.Glenbrook South
97Nurse, Clay6-3258DLSOBeltsville, Md.High Point
96Onyegbule, Wisdom6-3245DLRS FRBolingbrook, Ill.Bolingbrook
49Pacha, Tyler5-10207RBSRFairfield, IowaEllsworth Comm. Col.
48Palmer, Nate6-3213LBFRChicago, Ill.Simeon
78Palmer, Ryan6-7294OLSOCanton, OhioGlen Oak
46Pedersen, Zak6-2220LSFRJoliet, Ill.Joliet Catholic
37Perkins, Nattiel5-11195DBFRChicago, Ill.Simeon
95Pilcher, Doug6-5266DLJRHinsdale, Ill.Central
45Pittman, Rodney6-2242LBSRFort Washington, Md.Friendly
76Pocic, Graham6-7320OLFRLemont, Ill.Lemont
29Pollard, Troy5-8180RBRS FRJacksonville, Fla.Andrew Jackson
19Ramsey, Jack5-11187WRFRChicago, Ill.Simeon
80Reavy, Alex6-2195WRSOSpringfield, Ill.Sacred Heart Griffin
61Sands, Tyler6-5309OLFRBoyertown, Pa.Boyertown Area
32Sanni, Supo6-3205DBFRHomewood, Ill.Homewood-Flossmoor
87Santella, Anthony6-2190PSOWauconda, Ill.Univ. of Utah
11Scott, Cordale6-3208WRFRCleveland, OhioGlenville
69Sedlacek, Ryan6-4283OLFRWestport, Conn.Staples
30Smith, Rahkeem6-1255RBJRLombard, Ill.Hargrave Prep
54Staples, Justin6-4222LBFRLakewood, OhioSt. Edward
10Stunkard, Cody5-11206DBSOPhilo, Ill.Unity
89Sullivan, Tom6-4241TEJRTinley Park, Ill.Marist
82Sykes, Fred184WRFRTampa, Fla.Chamberlain
38Thomas, Ian6-0218LBRS FRBerwyn Heights, Md.DeMatha
14Thomas, Miami5-11176DBSOChicago, Ill.Morgan Park
49Uzodinma, Ugochukwu6-4248DLFRWashington, D.C.Dunbar
18Viliunas, Eddie6-4226QBFRLaGrange Park, Ill.Lyons Township
91Walker, Derek6-4270DLSRGlendale Heights, Ill.Glenbard East
58Whalen, Bryson6-4257DLSRFreeport, Ill.Aquin
3Wilkins, Marques6-0191WRJRDecatur, Ill.MacArthur
25Williams, Ashante5-10197DBFRMayfield, OhioMayfield
7Williams, Juice6-2233QBJRChicago, Ill.Vocational
56Williams, Sirod6-0292DLSRGarfield Heights, OhioGarfield Heights
79Wilson, Craig6-5317OLRS FRHarvey, Ill.Hargrave Acad.
2Wilson, Martez6-4246LBSOChicago, Ill.Simeon
3Wilson, Tavon6-0191DBFRWashington, D.C.H.D. Woodson
37Yelton, Kyle6-0195PJRChesterton, Ind.Chesterton

Staff

Ron Zook - Head Football Coach
Reggie Mitchell - Asst Head Coach/Recruiting/Running Backs
Dan Disch - LB Coach/Co-Def. Coordinator
Curt Mallory - DB Coach; Co-Def. Coordinator
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
Joe Cross - Academic Counselor
Byron Cunningham - Co-Head Football Athletic Trainer
Daryl Dixon - Defense Graduate Assistant
Kristin Kane - Academic Counselor
Adrian Melendez - Director of Football Operations
Eric Ramos - Quality Control
Nick Richey - Co-Head Football Athletic Trainer
Karla Suber - Academic Counselor
Annie White - Academic Counselor

Numerical
No.NameHt.Wt.PositionYearHometown (Last School)
1Vontae Davis204DBJRWashington, D.C. (Dunbar)
2Martez Wilson6-4246LBSOChicago, Ill. (Simeon)
3Tavon Wilson6-0191DBFRWashington, D.C. (H.D. Woodson)
3Marques Wilkins6-0191WRJRDecatur, Ill. (MacArthur)
4Donsay Hardeman6-2220DBJRJacksonville, Fla. (Georgia Military College)
5Mikel LeShoure240RBFRChampaign, Ill. (Centennial)
6Chris James6-0188WRSOChicago, Ill. (Morgan Park)
7Juice Williams6-2233QBJRChicago, Ill. (Vocational)
8A.J. Jenkins175WRFRJacksonville, Fla. (Terry Parker)
9Arrelious Benn6-2214WRSOWashington, D.C. (Dunbar)
10Cody Stunkard5-11206DBSOPhilo, Ill. (Unity)
10Eddie McGee6-4200QBSOWashingon, D.C. (H.D. Woodson)
11Jarred Fayson6-0209WRJRTampa, Fla. (Univ. of Florida)
11Cordale Scott6-3208WRFRCleveland, Ohio (Glenville)
12Jacob Charest6-4200QBFRMatthews, N.C. (Butler)
13Will Judson5-8163WRSRRiverdale, Ga. (Florida A&M)
14Miami Thomas5-11176DBSOChicago, Ill. (Morgan Park)
14Sean Anderson6-4185QBRS FRTinley Park, Ill. (Andrew)
15Chris Duvalt5-11175WRJRLakeland, Fla. (Lake Gibson)
16Michael Hoomanawanui6-5274TEJRBloomington, Ill. (Central Catholic)
17Jeff Cumberland6-5251WRJRColumbus, Ohio (Brookhaven)
18Eddie Viliunas6-4226QBFRLaGrange Park, Ill. (Lyons Township)
18Nate Bussey6-2216DBSOWashington, D.C. (Dunbar)
19Derek Dimke6-0175PKFRRockford, Ill. (Boylan)
19Jack Ramsey5-11187WRFRChicago, Ill. (Simeon)
20Garrett Edwards6-2214DBSODowners Grove, Ill. (North)
21Jason Ford220RBFRBelleville, Ill. (Althoff)
22Daniel Dufrene5-11201RBJRFt. Lauderdale, Fla. (College of the Sequoias)
23Jack Eastman6-1194WRJRNaperville, Ill. (Joliet Catholic)
24Bo Flowers6-2218DBSOMaywood, Ill. (Walther Lutheran)
25Ashante Williams5-10197DBFRMayfield, Ohio (Mayfield)
27Antonio Gully6-1183DBSOSt. Louis, Mo. (Cardinal Ritter)
28Dere Hicks5-10179DBJRRoanoke, Va. (Valley Forge Prep.)
29Troy Pollard5-8180RBRS FRJacksonville, Fla. (Andrew Jackson)
30Rahkeem Smith6-1255RBJRLombard, Ill. (Hargrave Prep)
30Mike Locksley, Jr.5-11205DBRS FRChampaign, Ill. (Centennial)
31Travon Bellamy6-0207DBSOGreenbelt, Md. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
32Supo Sanni6-3205DBFRHomewood, Ill. (Homewood-Flossmoor)
33Mark Burgess5-9184RBRS FRPhilo, Ill. (Unity (Tolono))
33Russell Ellington6-2217LBFRHomewood, Ill. (Homewood-Flossmoor)
35Michael Cklamovski6-4261PKJRWillow Springs, Ill. (Lyons Township)
35Kevin Johnson6-1193DBFRLake Zurich, Ill. (Lake Zurich)
36Jared Bosch6-1200H/PSOMahomet, Ill. (Mahomet-Seymour)
37Kyle Yelton6-0195PJRChesterton, Ind. (Chesterton)
37Nattiel Perkins5-11195DBFRChicago, Ill. (Simeon)
38Matt Brandabur6-0220PKSOMiddletown, Ohio (Middletown)
38Ian Thomas6-0218LBRS FRBerwyn Heights, Md. (DeMatha)
39Conor Gillen6-2233LBJRGlen Ellyn, Ill. (Glenbard West)
40London Davis6-4244TEFRCahokia, Ill. (Cahokia)
41Zach Becker6-3240RBFRHomer, Ill. (St. Joseph-Ogden)
42Dane Lundeen5-11199LBFRElgin, Ill. (South Elgin)
43Sam Carson III6-1254LBSRWoodridge, Ill. (Downers Grove South)
44Brit Miller6-1250LBSRDecatur, Ill. (Eisenhower)
45Rodney Pittman6-2242LBSRFort Washington, Md. (Friendly)
46Zak Pedersen6-2220LSFRJoliet, Ill. (Joliet Catholic)
47Glenn Foster6-4252DLFRChicago, Ill. (Mt. Carmel)
48Nate Palmer6-3213LBFRChicago, Ill. (Simeon)
49Ugochukwu Uzodinma6-4248DLFRWashington, D.C. (Dunbar)
49Tyler Pacha5-10207RBSRFairfield, Iowa (Ellsworth Comm. Col.)
51Evan Frierson6-2217LBFRWashington, D.C. (H.D. Woodson)
52Jon Asamoah6-5309OLJRPark Forest, Ill. (Rich East)
53Dustin Jefferson6-0230LBSOKankakee, Ill. (Kankakee)
54Justin Staples6-4222LBFRLakewood, Ohio (St. Edward)
55Anterio Jackson6-2277DLSOChicago, Ill. (Fenger)
56Sirod Williams6-0292DLSRGarfield Heights, Ohio (Garfield Heights)
57Mike Garrity6-6289OLRS FRBatavia, Ill. (Batavia)
58Bryson Whalen6-4257DLSRFreeport, Ill. (Aquin)
59Tad Keely6-1220LSSOOswego, Ill. (Oswego)
60Ryan McDonald6-5296OLSRHolland, Mich. (West Ottawa)
61Tyler Sands6-5309OLFRBoyertown, Pa. (Boyertown Area)
62Eric Block6-3292OLSRNew Orleans, La. (Jesuit)
63Chudi Aguanunu6-5323OLJRChicago, Ill. (Chicago HS for Agricultural Sciences)
65Mike Nabolotny6-5281OLSRGlenview, Ill. (Glenbrook South)
66Randall Hunt6-6311OLSOHightstown, N.J. (Valley Forge Prep.)
68Xavier Fulton6-5300OLSRFlossmoor, Ill. (Homewood-Flossmoor)
69Ryan Sedlacek6-4283OLFRWestport, Conn. (Staples)
70Corey Lewis6-6278OLFRCresco, Pa. (East Stroudsburg South)
71Jeff Allen6-4317OLFRChicago, Ill. (King)
72Reggie Ellis6-2295DLFRWashington, D.C. (Dunbar)
73Jack Cornell6-5321OLRS FRQuincy, Ill. (Notre Dame)
76Graham Pocic6-7320OLFRLemont, Ill. (Lemont)
78Ryan Palmer6-7294OLSOCanton, Ohio (Glen Oak)
79Craig Wilson6-5317OLRS FRHarvey, Ill. (Hargrave Acad.)
80Alex Reavy6-2195WRSOSpringfield, Ill. (Sacred Heart Griffin)
81Will Davis6-3268DLSRGreenbelt, Md. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
82Fred Sykes184WRFRTampa, Fla. (Chamberlain)
83Hubie Graham6-4248TEFRScranton, Pa. (West Scranton)
84Matt Eller6-1201PKRS FRJacksonville, Fla. (Bishop Kenny)
85Whitney Mercilus6-3242DLFRAkron, Ohio (Garfield)
87Anthony Santella6-2190PSOWauconda, Ill. (Univ. of Utah)
88Jason McGoey6-0185WRRS FRWheaton, Ill. (Warrenville South)
89Tom Sullivan6-4241TEJRTinley Park, Ill. (Marist)
90Antonio James6-5255DLJRMassillon, Ohio (Washington)
91Derek Walker6-4270DLSRGlendale Heights, Ill. (Glenbard East)
92Josh Brent6-2315DLSOBloomington, Ill. (Central Catholic)
93Corey Liuget6-3283DLFRMiami, Fla. (Hialeah)
94David Lindquist6-3293DLSRHighland Park, Ill. (Highland Park)
95Doug Pilcher6-5266DLJRHinsdale, Ill. (Central)
96Wisdom Onyegbule6-3245DLRS FRBolingbrook, Ill. (Bolingbrook)
97Clay Nurse6-3258DLSOBeltsville, Md. (High Point)
98Daryle Ballew6-1313DLRS FRCincinnati, Ohio (Withrow)
99Jerry Brown6-4251DLSOSt. Louis, Mo. (Vashon)

Staff

Ron Zook - Head Football Coach
Reggie Mitchell - Asst Head Coach/Recruiting/Running Backs
Dan Disch - LB Coach/Co-Def. Coordinator
Curt Mallory - DB Coach; Co-Def. Coordinator
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
Joe Cross - Academic Counselor
Byron Cunningham - Co-Head Football Athletic Trainer
Daryl Dixon - Defense Graduate Assistant
Kristin Kane - Academic Counselor
Adrian Melendez - Director of Football Operations
Eric Ramos - Quality Control
Nick Richey - Co-Head Football Athletic Trainer
Karla Suber - Academic Counselor
Annie White - Academic Counselor

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