Asmussen's Illinois two-deep

Asmussen's Illinois two-deep

Ask Asmussen about his two-deep here.

Asmussen's projected two-deep

The first game is more than four months away. Still, it's never too early for beat writer Bob Asmussen to project the Illinois starters and top reserves for the 2011 season:

OFFENSE

First team

Pos. Name Class

WR A.J. Jenkins Sr.

WR Ryan Lankford So.

LT Corey Lewis Jr.

LG Hugh Thornton Jr.

C Graham Pocic Jr.

RG Jack Cornell Sr.

RT Jeff Allen Sr.

TE Evan Wilson So.

QB Nathan Scheelhaase So.

RB Jason Ford Sr.

FB Jay Prosch So.

Second team

Pos. Name Class

WR Darius Millines So.

WR Fred Sykes Sr.

LT Simon Cvijanovic Fr..

LG Alex Hill Fr.

C Tyler Sands Jr.

RG Andrew Carter So.

RT Michael Heitz Fr.

TE Jon Davis Fr.

QB Miles Osei So.

RB Troy Pollard Sr.

FB Zach Becker Sr.

DEFENSE

First team

Pos. Name Class

DE Whitney Mercilus Jr.

DT Craig Wilson Sr.

DT Akeem Spence So.

Bandit Michael Buchanan Jr.

LB Ian Thomas Sr.

LB Jonathan Brown So.

LB Ashante Williams Jr.

CB Terry Hawthorne Jr.

CB Tavon Wilson Sr.

S Trulon Henry Sr.

S Supo Sanni Jr.

Second team

Pos. Name Class

DE Glenn Foster Jr.

DT Jake Howe Fr.

DT Austin Teitsma Fr.

Bandit Justin Staples Jr.

LB Brandon Denmark So.

LB Houston Bates Fr.

LB Earnest Thomas Fr.

CB Justin Green Jr.

CB Jack Ramsey Jr.

S Steve Hull So.

S Patrick Nixon-Youman Jr.

SPECIAL TEAMS

Pos. Name Class

K Derek Dimke Sr.

P Justin DuVernois Fr.

KR Troy Pollard Sr.

PR Terry Hawthorne Jr.

LS Zak Pedersen Jr.

H Tim Russell So.

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kfj wrote on April 18, 2011 at 1:04 pm

It will be interesting to see how the incoming freshman do at Camp Rantoul and if they can get playing time for the 2011 season! GO ILLINI!