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    Tony Durkin
    60 Tony Durkin
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Tinley Park, Ill.

    High School:
    Andrew

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 290

    Position:
    OL

    Experience:
    2-2

    04/11/2013

    Orange and Blue Spring Game Notes & Links

    Illini to Scrimmage Under the Lights Friday Night on BTN

    04/09/2013

    Rosters Set for Orange and Blue Spring Game

    Illini Will Scrimmage at 8 pm Friday Live on BTN Under the Lights at Memorial Stadium

    11/20/2012

    Illini Pay Tribute to 20 Seniors

    Teammates Write Tributes to 2012 Senior Class

    04/14/2012

    2012 Orange and Blue Spring Game

    Photos from the 2012 Orange and Blue Spring Game at Memorial Stadium - April 14, 2012 (photos by Mark Jones)

    2012: Member of UI squad.

    2011: Redshirted the 2011 season.

    High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Ranked among the top 26 prospects in the state of Illinois and one of the top 12 centers in the nation by Scout ... PrepStar and SuperPrep All-Midwest selection ... First-team all-conference as a junior and senior ... First-team All-Area by the Southtown Star newspaper ... Special mention All-State by the Chicago Tribune ... No. 26 prospect on Rivals.com's Illinois postseason Top 30 list ... Also an all-conference performer in baseball ... High school football coach was Jim Zimmer ... Was high school teammates with fellow Illini Chris O'Connor.

    Personal: Full name is Anthony William Durkin ... Son of Michelle and Dan Durkin ... Born on Nov. 12, 1992 ... Majoring in communication ... Hobbies include playing video games, hanging out with friends and singing ... Names his dad as the most influential person on his athletic career ... Chose Illinois over Minnesota, Arizona, Cincinnati and Northern Illinois.

    Updated July 2013

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