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Illinois signs solid Florida trio

Illinois signs solid Florida trio

Illinois signed only three players from the state of Florida, but it's a very talented trio. Mike Bakas takes a closer look.

Illinois has been actively recruiting the state of Florida for many years now. Several quality players -- including A.J. Jenkins and Akeem Spence -- have traveled from Florida to Champagne to play their college ball. Three more players made that decision this year. D.J. Taylor was the first of the three players to pledge to the Illini. At 6-feet and 175 pounds, Taylor was the... Recommended Stories

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