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    Defensive linemen Wisdom Onyegbule, Glenn Foster and Justin Staples were three of the 24 Illini to earn degrees this year.


    Defensive linemen Wisdom Onyegbule, Glenn Foster and Justin Staples were three of the 24 Illini to earn degrees this year.

    May 22, 2012

    Student-Athlete Graduation Photos

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Fighting Illini football team celebrated 24 graduates over the last academic year and 41 student-athletes earned at least a 3.0 GPA in the Spring 2012 semester. Forty-nine out of 84 (58 percent) returning student-athletes earned a 2.67 GPA or better in the spring semester, and 32 earned a 3.0 GPA or better.

    In addition, three Fighting Illini student-athletes - fullback Zach Becker, offensive lineman Tyler Sands and running back Leslie Poole - earned perfect 4.0 GPAs in the Spring 2012 semester. Overall, 41 football student-athletes earned a 3.0 GPA or better.

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