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Humble Beginnings

Colin McGovern had no major interest as he played throughout his sophomore and junior year, but the Illinois junior offensive lineman has picked up seven BCS offers in two months. Even though schools like Wisconsin and Michigan have come calling in the last week, McGovern hasn't changed his approach.

MADISON - As of late, it seems Lincoln Way West (Ill) offensive lineman Colin McGovern gets a phone call from his head coach every other morning, telling him to come in early. McGovern's coach never specifies why but while some would assume the worse, the 6-6, 280-pound lineman assumes the opposite. "It's happened three or four times," McGovern told Badger Nation. "When he calls, I am assuming I...

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