Posts tagged "mikel leshoure nfl draft"

Mikel Leshoure to Announce NFL Draft Decision Tue 10 AM

Illini junior running back Mikel Leshoure will hold a news conference tomorrow at his alma mater, Champaign Centennial high school, to announce whether he will stay in his hometown to play Big Ten football for another season, or if he will instead enter the NFL Draft. We’ll know for sure by about 10 a.m.CT Tuesday... Read more »

Illini Mikel Leshoure will get Many More Rashard Mendenhall Comparisons Now

Given that they are/were both Illinois Fighting Illini, wore the same jersey number, played the same position, and didn’t break out until their junior year (and when they broke out, they really did it in style) it’s inevitable to compare current Illini tailback Mikel Leshoure to current Pittsbrugh Steelers star running back Rashard Mendenhall. Heck,... Read more »

Illinois, Baylor and Mikel Leshoure Break Numerous Houston Bowl Records

Last night’s college football match-up won38-14 by the Illinois Fighting Illini over Baylor broke a bunch of Texas Bowl, bowl history in the city of Houston, as well as Illinois and Baylor records. Seriously, there were a ton, but here are some of the most notable. -The Illini tied the Texas Bowl record for most... Read more »