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Illinois hires Mike Phair as Illini co-defensive coordinator

By Sean Neumann

February 13, 2015

Illinois announced Friday that Mike Phair will be the football team’s new co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach.Phair has spent the last 13 years in the NFL with the Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks, and most recently the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Phair will work alongside Tim Banks, who has been Il...