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Kelly Hilinski has something to prove

6-foot-6 former TE out to silence doubters and prove he can be elite QB prospect

Originally Published: March 24, 2012
By Jared Shanker | ESPN RecruitingNation

LAS VEGAS -- When Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino offered Kelly Hilinski a scholarship, Petrino said he envisions Hilinski being the next Ryan Mallett.

Sounds like a good comparison. Both are 6-foot-6, pocket passers and Mallet was a third-round draft pick after finishing No. 7 in the 2010 Heisman voting.

One small problem: The comparison did not really sit well with Hilinski.

"He said I remind him of Ryan Mallett," said Hilinski, who is competing in the New Level Athletics Elite ...

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