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2012 Senior Bowl: Jeff Allen Interview

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Former Illinois LT Jeff Allen isn’t on the radar of many NFL Draft fans. That said, he jumped on our radar while covering the Illinois vs Northwestern game.

He has continued his great play at the Senior Bowl, where NEPD writer Doug Kyed had a chance to interview him after practice.

Allen is currently our #7 ranked tackle.


Senior Bowl: Day Two South Offense

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

NEPD Staff Writer: Doug Kyed

It was nice to get a chance to see the South practice today on a much cleaner field. The first day of practice was over at a high school stadium that was partially flooded. So far, the South team has looked a lot better than the North, so for players to be standing out, they have to be playing very well. (more…)


Senior Bowl: Day 1 South Practice Report

Monday, January 23rd, 2012
Juron Criner Ryan Steed

WR Juron Criner and standout CB Ryan Steed from Furman battling at the Senior Bowl. (Photo: ICON SMI)

NEPD Staff Writer: Doug Kyed

Day 1 of the Senior Bowl was a long day for me that started long, long ago at 3:30 am in Boston. I attended the South practice and here’s what I saw:

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Film Room: Illinois vs UCLA

Monday, January 2nd, 2012
Whitney Mercilus Patriots Draft

Illinois DE Whitney Mercilus has had a fantastic season rushing the passer. (Photo: ICON SMI)

NEPD Staff Writer: Doug Kyed

If you were looking for UCLA 2012 NFL Draft prospects in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl, you might still be hungry. Luckily, Illinois had some nice future NFL players on display.

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In the Film Room: Ohio State vs Illinois

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
Ohio State vs Illinois

The only pretty thing about this game were the stripes in the stands.

In a pretty ugly Big 10 game, it was much prettier to watch the 2012 NFL Draft prospects than some of the actual plays unfolding on your screen.

Here is what we saw out of the Buckeyes and Illini.

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