Football Coaching Staff Hires- Defensive Backs

Steve Sturm - Football Writer

Aaron Henry
Illinois made a coaching move that many had predicted on Tuesday when it announced the hire of Aaron Henry as the new defensive back coach. The reason Henry seemed like a clear choice for the Illini is that he not only played for Coach Bielema at Wisconsin, he also started his coaching career at Arkansas as a graduate assistant under Bielema.  Henry also fills a need on the recruiting trail because he hails from Immokalee, Florida and played at Immokalee High School.  Though Immokalee is in a relatively unpopulated portion of Florida . . .

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