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Mikel Leshoure Preparing For NFL Combine

What a difference three years of college can make. Fighting Illini running back Mikel Leshoure transformed himself on and off the field. From an overweight, immature freshman to a mature man with skills sufficient to be named All-American and earn Illini MVP, Leshoure is now in position to reap further rewards for his hard work.

Mikel Leshoure has been on a remarkable run these last few months. After gaining 1,697 yards and scoring 22 touchdowns for Illinois during the 2010 season, he was named All-Big 10 and All-American. And he topped it off by being named Most Valuable Player for the Illini Saturday. Leshoure was grateful for the honor and pleased to see his name join the ranks of some of the best football... Recommended Stories

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