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New Prairie Lineman Signs with Fighting Illini

(New Carlisle, IN) - A LaPorte County football standout has signed on the dotted line to play for a Division I program.


New Prairie’s Hunter Whitenack made it official on Wednesday, signing his letter of intent to suit up for the University of Illinois next year.


The 6-7, 290-pound Whitenack was a three-time all-state, all-area, and all-conference offensive lineman for the Cougars.


He chose Illinois over Ball State, Central Michigan, and Cincinnati, among others.

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