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People 31 Big Ten champs

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Paul Kivela


American College of Emergency Physicians

Tim Simpson

4-year football starter

1992 Dike Eddleman Award

Rajeev Ram

ATP Tour pro

On ’03 national title team

Kurt Kittner

Managing director

JLL of Chicago

Laura Bush

1990 Eddleman winner

2 Final Fours at UI

Allison Buckley

Manager, Learfield

Client relations, nat’l sales

Fred Zornig

Brazil-based CEO

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Chris Lung

All-American gymnast

Department of Defense

Bobby True

2000 Liberian Olympian

8-time Big Ten champ

Collinus Newsome

6-time Big Ten champ

The Denver Foundation

Mark Johnson

Winningest wrestling coach

Ex-Champaign Co. YMCA CEO

Dave Downey

Big Ten Medal of Honor

Scored 53 vs. Indiana

Beverly Washington


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Adam Tirapelle

2001 NCAA wrestling champ

Fresno financial consultant

Deron Williams

No. 3 pick, 2005 NBA draft

2005 NCAA runner-up

Bruce Douglas

No. 1 in assists, steals

All-Century Team member

Yoshi Hayasaki

USA Gymnastics HOF

Won ’89 NCAA title

Leticia Beverly

11 Big Ten track titles

Now coaching in Atlanta

Perdita Felicien

2-time Summer Olympian

Illini Athletics HOF

Dee Brown

All-American guard

UIC assistant coach

Aaron Mobarak

’91 Academic All-American

Investment firm president

Jarrod Gee

3-year starter

Illini basketball

Bill Small

Illini basketball captain

1963 Big Ten champ

Mike Small

Illini golf coach

9-time Big Ten COY

Tonya Williams

2-time All-American

Eddleman Award, 1995-96