Athletes from Five Fall Sports Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom
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Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013
Photos from Illinois' 39-19 loss at Nebraska on Oct. 5, 2013. (USA Today photo and Mark Jones/Illinois Athletics)
Illinois vs. Miami (Ohio) - September 28, 2013
2013 Sophomore: Played in 10 games and made the first start of his Illini career against Miami (Ohio) ... Totaled 16 tackles, 2.5 TFLs and 0.5 sacks ... Picked up his first half-sack at Penn State ... Recorded first career TFL against Nebraska ... Set career bests with six tackles and three solos against Washington, while also recovering the first fumble of his career ... Made season debut against Cincinnati and recorded one tackle ... Did not play in the season-opener against SIU because of injury ... Enrolled early at Illinois and participated in 2013 spring practices.
Junior College: Sat out the 2012 season due to injury ... Played in seven games in 2011, making 19 tackles with one TFL, one interception and one pass break-up.
High School: Played wide receiver in high school before switching to defense in college.
Personal: Son of Rick and LaShonn Finney ... Has one sister, Ashley ... Born April 24, 1993 ... Majoring in human development and family studies.
Updated July 2014