IlliniGuys Football Camp Position Preview: Safety

Illinois has several veteran pieces in the safety group but a lot of those pieces have been haunted by busted coverages and communication issues throughout the past three to four years.
By Matt Stevens - IlliniGuys Football Writer/Analyst

July 28, 2021

(Editor's note: This is the second in a series of stories as the IlliniGuys count down to the opening of Fighting Illini preseason camp next week.)

The final year of the Lovie Smith tenure was defined by how the secondary third level of his defense simply wasn't connected mentally with the two defensive levels in front of . . .

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