April 24, 2008

Fellows drops Illini for Ohio State

# Super Prospect defensive lineman Melvin Fellows of Garfield Heights, Ohio, has decommitted from Illinois for the Ohio State Buckeyes.

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Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

February 03, 2008

Two heavy 2009 commitments for Illinois

# Illinois has Class 2009 pledges from 330-pound offensive lineman Leon Hill and 325-pound defensive lineman Lendell Buckner, both from Chicago-Leo, Ill.

Check February for more daily news.
Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

January 23, 2008

Will Compton back to Huskers

# The Nebraska Cornhuskers regained Super Prospect linebacker Will Compton of Boone Terre-North Country, Mo., who reopened his recruitment following the coaching change. He also considered Missouri, Illinois, Notre Dame, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Arkansas and Vanderbilt.

Check January for more daily news.
Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

December 20, 2007

Illinois snares WR Cordale Scott over Bucks

# Super Prospect receiver Cordale Scott of Cleveland-Glenville, Ohio, has pledged to Illinois over Ohio State. Among others were Iowa, Minnesota, North Carolina and Wisconsin.

For recent news, also check Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

December 19, 2007

Illinois grabs DB from Terps

# Illinois has a pledge from defensive back Tavon Wilson of Washington, DC-Woodson, who decommitted from Maryland. Among others were Michigan State, Pittsburgh and Boston College.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

December 11, 2007

Gator receiver headed to Illinois

# Sophomore receiver Jarred Fayson of Tampa-Hillsborough, Fla., is transfering from Florida to Illinois. He also considered Clemson, West Virginia and South Florida.

For recent news, also check Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

December 10, 2007

WR Alfred Jenkins joins Illinois

# Receiver Alfred Jenkins of Jacksonville-Parker, Fla., who was once headed to Georgia Tech, has pledged to Illinois.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

TE London Davis to Illinois

# Super Prospect tight end London Davis of Cahokia, Ill., who recently decommitted from Missouri, has picked Illinois.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

December 04, 2007

2009 defensive lineman picks Illinois

# Illinois has a Class 2009 commitment from defensive lineman Melvin Fellows of Garfield Heights, Ohio.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

December 03, 2007

DL decides for Illinois

# Illinois pledged defensive lineman Whitney Mercilus of Akron-Garfield, Ohio, over Purdue, Michigan State, Syracuse, Kansas, CIncinnati and Akron.

For recent news, also check Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

November 26, 2007

London Davis drops Missouri

# Super Prospect tight end London Davis of Cahokia, Ill., has decommitted from Missouri and is now considering Illinois.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

November 25, 2007

Illinois lands another Hawkeye recruit

# Taking another commitment away from the Iowa Hawkeyes, Illinois pledged athlete Russell Ellington of Homewood/Homewood-Flossmoor, Ill. Super Prospect running back Jason Ford of Belleville-Althoff, Ill., who also decommitted from Iowa, chose Illinois as well.

For recent news, also check Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

November 24, 2007

Illinois tops Hawks for Jason Ford

# Illinois pledged Super Prospect running back Jason Ford of Belleville-Althoff, Ill., who decommitted from Iowa.

For recent news, also check Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

November 18, 2007

Touted tight end to Illinois

# Super Prospect tight end Hubie Graham of Scranton-West Scranton, Pa., pledged to Illinois over Iowa, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Georgia Tech and UCLA.

For recent news, also check Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

November 07, 2007

Champaign RB picks Illinois

# Running back Mikel Leshoure of Champaign-Centennial, Ill., has pledged to Illinois over Boston College, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

October 28, 2007

Sanni choses Illinois

# Defensive back/receiver Supo Sanni of Homewood/Homewood-Flossmoor, Ill., picked Illinois over Iowa and West Virginia, among others.

For recent news, also check Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

October 26, 2007

Illinois snares touted defensive lineman

# Super Prospect defensive lineman Reggie Ellis of Washington, DC-Dunbar, picked Illinois over Alabama, Maryland, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Michigan and Boston College.

For recent news, also check Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

October 21, 2007

Top DL picks Illinois

# Super Prospect defensive lineman Corey Liuget of Hialeah, Fla., picked Illinois over Florida State, Miami-Florida, Michigan, Rutgers, South Carolina, Central Florida, Alabama, Auburn and Georgia.

For recent news, also check Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

September 12, 2007

Quarterback Charest choses Illini

# Illinois gained quarterback Jacob Charest of Matthews-Butler, NC., over Iowa, Louisville, Oregon, California and Akron.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

August 10, 2007

Touted DB Nixon to Illinois

# Illinois has a commitment from Super Prospect defensive back Patrick Nixon of Jacksonville-Middleburg, Fla., over Florida, South Florida and Louisville.

For recent news, also check Archives: May /June /July/August.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

July 30, 2007

Illinois snares LB Justin Staples

# Illinois has a commitment from linebacker Justin Staples of Lakewood-St. Edward's, Ohio. He also considered Kentucky, Michigan State, Northwestern, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Syracuse and UConn.

For recent news, also check May Archives/June Archives/July Archives.

July 26, 2007

OL Tyler Sands picks Illini

# Illinois has a commitment from offensive lineman Tyler Sands of Boyertown-Boyertown Area, Pa., over Boston College. Among many others were Georgia Tech, Nebraska, Pittsburgh, Wisconsin, Vanderbilt, Virginia and Duke.

For recent news, also check May Archives/June Archives/July Archives.

June 30, 2007

Illinois gains offensive lineman

# Offensive lineman Ryan Sedlacek of Westport-Staples, Conn., has chosen Illinois.

For recent news, also check May Archives/June Archives.

June 23, 2007

OL Pocic headed for Illinois

# Graham Pocic, a 6-7 315 offensive lineman from Lemont, Ill., chose Illinois over Michigan, Wisconsin, Penn State, Florida, Florida State and Tennessee.

For recent news, also check May Archives/June Archives.

June 19, 2007

JC defensive back choses Illinois

# Defensive back Donsay Hardeman of Jacksonville-Raines, Fla/Georgia Military College, Ga., has picked Illinois.

For recent news, also check May Archives/June Archives.

June 16, 2007

Illinois gains OL from Chicago-King

# Illinois landed 325-pound offensive lineman Jeffrey Allen of Chicago-King, Ill.

For recent news, also check May Archives/June Archives.

April 21, 2007

Ramsey, Palmer pick Illinois

# Quarterback/athlete Jack Ramsey and linebacker/defensive lineman Nate Palmer, both from Chicago-Simeon, Ill., have committed to Illinois.

February 13, 2007

QB Haig drops Gophers for Illinois

# Quarterback Phil Haig of Mendota Heights-Henry Sibley, Minn., is headed to Illinois after decommitting from Minnesota. He changed plans after quarterback Clint Brewster, son of new Minnesota football coach Tim Brewster, switched from the Illini to sign with the Gophers.

February 06, 2007

Big RB for the Illini

# Running back Daries Hodge of Harrisburg-Central Dauphin, Pa., picked Illinois.

January 14, 2007

Illini pledge another DL

# Illinois has a commitment from defensive lineman Renaldo Sagesse of Monreal-Vieux.

December 27, 2006

DL Brent joins great Illini class

# One of the nation's top defensive linemen, Josh Brent of Bloomington-Central Catholic, Ill., has committed to Illinois over Ohio State, Michigan and Wisconsin, among many others.

December 21, 2006

Martez Wilson to Illini

Class 2007 Early Signing Period (Dec. 20-Jan 15)

# Martez Wilson of Chicago-Simeon, Ill., one of the top defensive line/linebacker prospects in the nation, has pledged to Illinois over Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Southern California and Miami-Florida, among many others.

December 19, 2006

OL Cornell pledges to Illini

# Illinois picked up offensive lineman Jack Cornell of Quincy-Notre Dame, Ill., over Nebraska. He recently decommitted from Michigan State after the coaching change.

December 18, 2006

More defense for Illini

# Illinois has a commitment from linebacker Ian Thomas of Berwyn Heights-DeMatha Catholic, Md.

December 14, 2006

Huge commitment for Illini

# Top 150 defensive lineman D'Angelo McCray of Jacksonville-Andrew Jackson, Fla., has chosen Illinois over Florida State. He had earlier decommitted from Florida.

December 12, 2006

JC running back picks Illini

# Illinois picked up a verbal from running back Daniel Dufrene of Fort Lauderdale-Stranahan, Fla/College of the Sequoias, Cal., over Louisville and UCLA.

December 11, 2006

LB, DB for Illini

# Illinois has commitments from linebacker/running back Erique Robertson of Maple Heights, Ohio, over Iowa, among others; and defensive back Darius Purcell of Chicago-Hubbard, Ill.

December 10, 2006

Huge OL picks Illini

# Illinois has a pledge from offensive lineman Mark Jackson of Cincinnati-Harmony Prep, Ohio, over Michigan, Michigan State, Oklahoma, Minnesota, West Virginia and Indiana.

December 05, 2006

RB, DB pick the Illini

# Illinois gained running back Troy Pollard of Jacksonville-Jackson, Fla; and defensive back Brian Gamble of Massillon-Washington, Ohio.

November 09, 2006

Another WR for Illinois

# Illinois added Super Prospect receiver/defensive back Anthony Morris of Harvey-Thornton Township, Ill., over Michigan, Michigan State, Indiana, Iowa, West Virginia and Wisconsin, among others.

Top WR choses Illini

# Arrelious Benn, a Top 150 receiver from Washington, DC-Dunbar, has pledged to Illinois over Florida State, Notre Dame and Maryland, among many others.

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