Brown ready to lead Illini
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The visual of Dee Brown sitting in the dark, on a curb, with a cast on his right foot, his newly issued crutches to his side and three of his buddies trying to console him is still pretty vivid nearly six months later.
It was at this moment, last June in Chicago at the pre-draft camp, that Brown realized the severity of what had occurred. He knew then that his broken foot meant he was going back to Illinois for his senior season. He didn't say it officially ...
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