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Healthy Sanni Ready For Best Year As Senior

Supo Sanni (Jack Lyman)

The Fighting Illini football team's defense is expected to be outstanding this year, given the large number of upperclassmen with experience on the roster. But safety is a concern due to previous injuries to the starters. Senior Supo Sanni sat out most of spring ball with a minor injury, but he's 100% and ready to have his best season.

Supo Sanni lost a year of playing football for Illinois due to surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon. He returned and played well in 2011, but concerns were raised again this spring when it was learned he had a problem with his other Achilles. Fortunately, the problem was temporary. "I got that cleared up. My health is good. They just wanted to keep me out of the spring because they...

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