Macon County has a rich athletic tradition and a large Fighting Illini fandom. Sometimes those two have mixed, with Macon County athletes playing at Illinois. Here's a list of some of the most notable. If you know of any Macon County athletes who played at Illinois who aren't on this list, let us know and we'll add them.
Macon County Illini: A list of athletes from Macon County who played at the U of I