Sanni's Return a Success

CHAMPAIGN – Supo Sanni slowly stood up when reporters were done asking their questions shortly following Illinois' 35-7 loss to Penn State last weekend.
October 2, 2012

Healthy Sanni Ready For Best Year As Senior

The Fighting Illini football team's defense is expected to be outstanding this year, given the large number of upperclassmen with experience on the roster. But safety is a concern due to previous injuries to the starters. Senior Supo Sanni sat out most of spring ball with a minor injury, but he's 100% and ready to have his best season.
August 13, 2012

Supo Sanni Healthy, Making Contribution

It is extremely difficult for a football player to sit out a year. It becomes magnified when he is injured after spending all of the previous spring and summer as a starter. Fighting Illini safety Supo Sanni endured the agony of surgery and rehabilitation, but now his long nightmare appears over. His first Illini interception Saturday is a sign he is ready to make a major impact.
September 14, 2011

Supo Sanni Recovery Nearly Complete

The Fighting Illini football team suffered a rash of problems in the secondary shortly before the 2010 season. Foremost was the loss of starting safety Supo Sanni to an Achilles tendon rupture. He has made excellent progress after surgical repair and played in the Spring Game.
May 6, 2011

Supo Sanni Becomes Student Of The Game

Coaching changes always bring a new lease on life for football players who have struggled getting playing time. Without preconceived notions, every player has a chance to make a positive impression on the new coaches. And changes in philosophy can help players who fit the new style. Safety Supo Sanni is taking advantage of Illini defensive changes.
May 7, 2010

Sanni Provides Depth At Safety For Illini

With the graduation loss of three senior safeties, the Fighting Illini football team has been scrambling to find and develop repacements. Opponents have picked on Illini inexperience, but each mistake has served as a teacher to strengthen the secondary. Freshman Supo Sanni has made great strides this fall and is beginning to provide depth at safety.
November 7, 2008

Supo Sanni Picks Illinois over Iowa, WVU

Supo Sanni took what turned out to be his final official visit this weekend, visiting Ron Zook and the Fighting Illini. Less than a month after his teammate, Russell Ellington, committed to the Hawkeyes, Sanni was down to Iowa and Illinois. Illinois came out on top, security a commitment from the 6-4, 190 pound 3-star athlete this weekend. Read more in this free recruiting Q&A.
October 28, 2007

Two-Thirds Complete

Supo Sanni completed the second of his final three official visits over the weekend, and is closing in on making his college choice
October 22, 2007