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'14 Nile Sykes proving himself at LB

Typecast as a defensive end, 2014 Oak Park & River Forest (Ill.) high school athlete Nile Sykes is making the full time move to linebacker. Sykes talks to GBW about his recent Core 6 defensive MVP award, and about Michigan interest.

At 6'1, 220 pounds, 2014 Oak Park & River Forest (Ill.) high school's Nile Sykes is physically geared towards the linebacker position as opposed to defensive end. Throughout his high school career though, Sykes has been asked to keep his hand in the dirt to provide pressure off the edge and been very productive in the process. But Sykes wants to make sure those days are over. "I don't want...

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