Jeremy Werner

Dee Brown resigns from Illini position

Former Illini great has resigned from his position as men’s basketball director of player development and alumni relations.

Illinois press release

CHAMPAIGN – University of Illinois Director of Athletics Josh Whitman announced Monday that Dee Brown has resigned from his position as men’s basketball director of player development and alumni relations.

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“For reasons that are personal to him, Dee Brown has decided to step down from his role with our program,” Whitman said. “We respect his decision and his privacy and will have no additional comment.

"Beginning with his time as one of the great student-athletes in our history and continuing in the years since, Dee has remained steadfast in his passion for the Fighting Illini. We look forward to Dee’s ongoing support in the years ahead and wish him nothing but the best.”

Brown joined the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics in July 2015 as special assistant to the director of athletics before moving to the basketball staff in April.

Brown released several tweets following the Illinois release

https://twitter.com/deebrown11/status/785597569800007680

https://twitter.com/deebrown11/status/785597635373727744

https://twitter.com/deebrown11/status/785597699345244160

https://twitter.com/deebrown11/status/785598291249618944

https://twitter.com/deebrown11/status/785598346073374722


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