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Nathan Echard
Nathan Echard
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Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Eureka, Mo.

High School:
Eureka

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230

Position:
LB

Experience:
4-4

12/10/2014

Illini Collect 57 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Five Fall Sports Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom

2013 Freshman: Redshirted the 2013 season after joining the team as a walk-on prior to the season.

High School: First-team All-State coaches selection ... Two-time All-Conference selection as a linebacker ... Eureka High School Athlete of the Year ... Recorded 13 career touchdowns and eight career interceptions ... Four-year member of the high school honor roll ... Academic All-State selection as a senior ... Also received one varsity letter in basketball and two in track ... High school coach was Farrell Shelton.

Personal: Full given name is Nathaniel Ray Echard ... Last name pronounced ECK-erd ... Son of Kelly and Brian Echard ... Enrolled in general curriculum ... Has two brothers ... Born Feb. 22, 1995, in Valparaiso, Ind. ... Had a brother and uncle play football at Missouri and his grandfather played football at USC.

Updated July 2014

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