Focus on Fullbacks: Former LBs clear the way for Illini run game

Austin Roberts and Nate Echard started their Illini careers as linebackers. Now, they're taking on linebackers head-on, clearing the way for the Illini run game as fullbacks. Illini Inquirer caught up with Roberts, a redshirt sophomore, and Echard, a redshirt junior, to discuss the transition to the position and Garrick McGee's offense.

http://www.scout.com/player/174956-austin-roberts?s=169

http://www.scout.com/player/170934-nate-echard?s=169


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