By Paul M. Banks A rather thin group, I included the TEs here and forecasted where they might go. … [Read more...] about Best Available WRs this Draft Class
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By Paul M. Banks "Today, I am announcing that I will forgo my senior season and enter the NFL Draft," said Arrelious Benn (who is projected as the #1 or #2 wide receiver on most draft boards). His press conference came at 2 pm CT today. "It's a great milestone, a great thing to do, and I feel I'm ready to do it." Rejus' press conference included a lot of expressing … [Read more...] about Arrelious ‘Rejus’ Benn Declares Early for NFL Draft
By Paul M. Banks NFL Mock Drafts everywhere have University of Illinois junior wide receiver Arrelious "Rejus" Benn as a first round prospect. ESPN's Draft Czar Mel Kiper rates Benn the #2 wideout in the nation on his list of NFL Draft WR prospects. So he's certain to forgo his senior season and declare for the NFL Draft, right? "That's a decision I will probably make … [Read more...] about Is Arrelious Benn Jumping to the NFL?
By Paul M. Banks You may have heard of a stellar University of Illinois wide receiver named Arrelious Benn, but the people really close to him call him Rejus. “It’s a nickname that started when I was younger, my father’s nickname was Redus and his real name was Arrelious, so I’m named after him,” Benn said. No word yet if anyone in Rejus’s family is named Kathie Lee (thanks … [Read more...] about What Happened to Arrelious Rejus Benn?
By Paul M. Banks This past weekend, the University of Illinois Fighting Illini got some measure of redemption from their week one DISASTER in St. Louis. The Illini responded from their 37-9 thrashing at the hands of Missouri to rout FCS opponent Illinois St. 45-17 in Champaign. Granted it was against a lower tier team predicted to finish near the bottom of their vastly … [Read more...] about The Illini may be Alright this Year
The University of Illinois Wide Receiving Corps will be among the best in College Football this year. In this four part series, Paul M. Banks interviews and profiles each of the top four Illini pass catching threats. Part 4: Arrelious “Rejus” Benn Talk about saving the best for last- in the final installment of my interview/profiles of the stellar University of Illinois … [Read more...] about Exclusive with the Nation’s Best WR Arrelious “Rejus” Benn
By Paul Schmidt The 2009 University of Illinois Fighting Illini football team is likely to be something of an enigma. It seems that any time expectations are heaped upon the school, they never live up to those expectations, and when they have no one thinking highly of them they tend to over-perform everyone's opinions. Does that mean that this year's team will fail, … [Read more...] about University of Illinois Fighting Illini Season Football Preview, Part 1