Smile Politely

No room on Illini squad for walk-on Matt O’Neal

I just heard from our sole non-guard walk-on candidate:

“Coach Price and I spoke today and he said they are not going to add anyone to the roster at this time. Disappointing, but I can take solace in that I did all I could, and gave myself the best possible shot. Thanks again for taking notice, and go Illini.”

With nothing but mobile, soft-handed bigs on the roster; there was never a need for Matt. But he has the right attitude about it. I’m sure most of us would like to compete with (and hold our own among) a Big Ten team for a month.

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