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Thursday, December 16, 2010
Benet OL Flavin commits to Illini

By Scott Powers

Benet senior offensive lineman Pat Flavin committed to Illinois on Wednesday, his high school coach Pat New confirmed.

Flavin, who is 6-7 and 250 pounds, also considered Boston College, Purdue and UCLA.

“I think he’s going to be a great college player,” New said. “He’s going to need to spend a couple years in the weight room because and add 35 pounds, but once he does, he has great feet and a great work ethic. I know he’s going to be a top-notch college player.”

The Illini now have 22 Class of 2011 commitments, including 10 from Illinois.