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Small Town Hero Excited By Illini Attention

Micah Johnson (Jack Lyman)

It is rare when an athlete from a small town school makes it big in college sports. Lack of competition and other factors limit them to smaller colleges in most cases. But Micah Johnson may become an exception. The Tolono star is receiving recruiting interest from several schools including Illinois.

Micah Johnson is an outstanding athlete for Unity High School in Tolono. But he didn't expect the attention he is getting from college football coaches. "Not many of our kids go on to Big 10 schools. We're 3-A, so we're pretty small. It's really an honor to get recruited." He admits shock upon hearing from a Big 10 school. "Yeah, it actually was. I got my first letter from the University... Recommended Stories

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