Not one but two former tight ends for the university of Illinois football team have been given a chance to realize their NFL dreams this spring. Seniors Matt LaCosse signed by the New York Giants and Jon Davis signed with the Dallas Cowboys just after last week NFL Draft. each NFL team holds its rookie mini-camps in late May.
they seek to join the ranks of a lengthy list of Fighting Illini in the NFL. In 2013 alone, nineteen past Illini football players were on NFL rosters.
Illinois did not have a player selected in this years Draft. However Fighting Illini have a notable draft story with at least one University of Illinois player being picked in 40 of the last 43 years.
Good luck to LaCosse and Davis! Lay it all on the line an amazing things will happen
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