Illini Recruiting

University of Illinois Recruiting

  • Florida DE Patrick Keenan adds Illini offer
    Illinois recently offered long, athletic Florida defensive end Patrick Keenan ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    2 hours ago
  • Recruiting Lounge: Taking inventory of 2018
    Illinois is up to seven commitments after a rejuvenating June. How's the class stack up? Which remaining targets could make a major splash in the class? That and much more in The Lounge! ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    4 hours ago
  • Illini offer 4-star 2019 PF Drew Timme
    Pearce (TX) 2019 big man Drew Timme picked up an Illini offer on Monday, and he continues to build his relationship with Brad Underwood. ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    8 hours ago
  • Illini still in it for 4-star TE Luke Ford?
    The best player in the state is back on the market. But does Illinois actually have the chance to keep top-100 prospect Luke Ford at home? ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    15 hours ago
  • 3-star CB Ron Hardge III commits to Illinois
    Illini land second three-star 2018 prospect from Fort Lauderdale power ...
    Published on Monday, June 26, 2017
    1 day ago
  • Commitment Impact: 2018 CB Ron Hardge III
    Scout examines the skill set of new Illinois commit and the 64th-ranked cornerback in the South, Ron Hardge III. ...
    Published on Monday, June 26, 2017
    1 day ago
  • Forgot about Dre?
    The returns of Mike Dudek and Chayce Crouch steal much of the attention. But Illini running back Dre Brown is about to return to the field too. ...
    Published on Monday, June 26, 2017
    1 day ago
  • 18 IL Punter Nick Mihalic Talks MSU Interest
    2018 Illinois punter, Nick Mihalic, potentially turned an impressive showing at the MSU Kicker Camp into a scholarship! ...
    Published on Monday, June 26, 2017
    1 day ago
  • Illini ink Aussie punter Blake Hayes
    Australian punter Blake Hayes fills big hole in Illini class of 2017 ...
    Published on Sunday, June 25, 2017
    2 days ago
  • Crouch, Dudek finding on-field chemistry
    Illini counting on connection from two offensive weapons returning from injury ...
    Published on Sunday, June 25, 2017
    2 days ago
  • Lucas: ‘Need to be able to lead the team’
    Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper sat down with Illini sophomore point guard Te'Jon Lucas to talk about summer workouts, adapting with Brad Underwood and his transformed role heading into Year Two. ...
    Published on Saturday, June 24, 2017
    3 days ago
  • Illini Trending Meter: June 2017 update
    June has been a busy month for the Illini recruiting board. Check out the latest movement in the latest Trending Meter! ...
    Published on Saturday, June 24, 2017
    3 days ago
  • Will Scalzo, Sandy team up at Illinois?
    After landing Cardinal Gibbons WR Carlos Sandy, Illini are out to land his high school quarterback ...
    Published on Friday, June 23, 2017
    4 days ago
  • Illini offer impresses 3-star WR Tre Adams
    Three-star Texas wide receiver discusses how an offer from Illinois changes his recruitment ...
    Published on Thursday, June 22, 2017
    5 days ago
  • Commitment Impact: 2018 RB Jakari Norwood
    What is Illinois getting with Jakari Norwood? Scout examines the skill set of the shifty 2018 tailback from Deerfield Beach (Fla.) High. ...
    Published on Thursday, June 22, 2017
    5 days ago
  • Horton-Tucker: ‘Illinois is really nice’
    The Illini made a strong impression during Talen Horton-Tucker's first trip to Champaign. ...
    Published on Thursday, June 22, 2017
    5 days ago
  • Commitment Impact: 2018 WR Carlos Sandy
    Scout dives in to examine the skill set of new Illinois commit and 2018 three-star receiver, Carlos Sandy. ...
    Published on Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    6 days ago
  • 3-star WR Carlos Sandy commits to Illini
    Three-star receiver Carlos Sandy pledges to Illini ...
    Published on Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    6 days ago
  • Mississippi LB Quentin Wilfawn visits Illini
    Mississippi linebacker Quentin Wilfawn discusses his recent stop in Champaign ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    7 days ago
  • Scout Breakdown: Jordyn Slaughter, Illinois
    Illinois recently received a commitment from Belleville (Ill.) Althoff Catholic offensive lineman Jordyn Slaughter, a kid who has impressed at recent camps. See those clips here. ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    1 week ago
  • Illini keeping an eye on Kentucky speedster
    Kentucky sprint champion J.P Vaught's speed turned heads at the Illini's Friday Night Lights camp ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    1 week ago
  • Big-time duo headed to Champaign for visits
    Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper breaks down a pair of high-stakes visits for Illinois this week. ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    1 week ago
  • 2019 ATH Jacardia Wright camps with Illini
    Decatur St. Teresa 2019 athlete Jacardia Wright has earned some big interest early, but he hasn't made much movement in recruiting -- until attending the Illini's Friday Night Lights camp last week ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    1 week ago
  • 3-star DB Dallas Craddieth taking his time
    Three-star safety and Illini priority target Dallas Craddieth plans a winter decision but some summer visits could change his timeline. He discusses the latest with Illini Inquirer. ...
    Published on Monday, June 19, 2017
    1 week ago
  • Castleton eying official visit to Illinois
    Florida 2018 big man Colin Castleton will look into an official visit to Illinois after the AAU season. ...
    Published on Monday, June 19, 2017
    1 week ago
  • Illini get closer look at 3-star Normal OL
    Normal Community offensive lineman Marcellus Johnson had a chance to make a significant impression on the Illinois coaches on Friday. Will it be enough to earn a scholarship offer? ...
    Published on Sunday, June 18, 2017
    1 week ago
  • McGriff, Nation transferring from Illinois
    Two second-year players transferring out of Illinois ...
    Published on Sunday, June 18, 2017
    1 week ago
  • 3-star Texas OL Kievan Myers visits Illini
    Illinois secured a visit from one of its top offensive line targets, three-star Texas prospect Kievan Myers ...
    Published on Saturday, June 17, 2017
    1 week ago
  • Sleeper DE Nate Dirkes intrigues Illini
    Wheeling 2018 prospect Nate Dirkes wasn't on many radars a month ago. That's changed following two camps with Illinois. ...
    Published on Friday, June 16, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Florida RB Jakari Norwood commits to Illini
    Florida running back commits to Illinois during unofficial visit ...
    Published on Friday, June 16, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • 3-star OL Jordyn Slaughter commits to Illini
    Illini land commitment from 3-star Belleville Althoff offensive lineman Jordyn Slaughter ...
    Published on Friday, June 16, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Illini interested in Danville K Caleb Griffin
    Illinois has high interest in Danville kicker/punter Caleb Griffin. Is a scholarship offer on the way? ...
    Published on Thursday, June 15, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • 3-star WR Carlos Sandy recaps Illini visit
    Three-star Ft. Lauderdale wideout Carlos Sandy discusses his unofficial visit to Illinois ...
    Published on Thursday, June 15, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • 3-star OL Jordyn Slaughter to visit Illini
    Three-star Belleville Althoff offensive lineman Jordyn Slaughter is scheduled to visit Illinois on Friday ...
    Published on Thursday, June 15, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Tim Finke: ‘Looking at Illinois differently’
    Top-100 wing Tim Finke talks about Wednesday's visit to campus and his developing thoughts on the Illini program. ...
    Published on Thursday, June 15, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • 2020 OL Jalen St. John talks first two offers
    St. Louis Trinity Catholic offensive lineman Jalen St. John discusses first two offers from Illinois and Iowa State ...
    Published on Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Get Out: Larry Boyd rises from unrest
    Larry Boyd rose through the dangers, unrest of St. Louis thanks to a persistent mother, a football father figure and a hobby. The Trinity Catholic offensive lineman earned his out and opportunity for a better life -- starting his career at Illinois this week. ...
    Published on Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Tim Finke taking unofficial visit to Illinois
    Tim Finke will be on campus on Wednesday for an unofficial visit. ...
    Published on Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • 2019 RB Jirehl Brock recaps Illini visit
    In-state running back Jirehl Brock becoming a top priority for the Illini in the Class of 2019. But they have competition from several regional rivals. ...
    Published on Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • 2019 WR Maurice Massey shines at Illini camp
    Lanky 2019 St. Louis area wideout Maurice Massey discusses his handful of scholarship offers and his experience at the Illinois camp ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • ATH Jake Bain impresses at Illini camp
    St. Louis athlete Jake Bain showed speed and versatility to the Illinois coaches at the Lake Forest College camp on Saturday ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Werner: Underwood agenda underway
    In three months, Brad Underwood has revamped the Illini roster. The reconstruction gives us a glimpse into his blueprint. ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Normal OL Marcellus Johnson to camp at Illini
    Normal Community OL Marcellus Johnson earns flurry of offers following great showings at camps last weekend ...
    Published on Monday, June 12, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Illini add 2017 Slovenian big Matic Vesel
    Brad Underwood adds a fifth freshman to his 2017 class. ...
    Published on Monday, June 12, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Lathon working on official visit to Illinois
    Athletic 2018 guard Jordan Lathon has two visits set for this month and he's working on planning a trip to Illinois as well. ...
    Published on Monday, June 12, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Okoro: ‘Illinois has shown big interest’
    Francis Okoro discusses his big AAU spring, how he's developed and his early interest in the Illini. ...
    Published on Monday, June 12, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • 2017 Illini Coaches Rankings
    A year of change brought a lot of change to the Illini Inquirer Illinois Coaches Rankings ...
    Published on Monday, June 12, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • 2017 Illini Coaches Rankings 2017
    A year of change brought a lot of change to the Illini Inquirer Illinois Coaches Rankings ...
    Published on Monday, June 12, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • QB Kaleb Eleby ‘going with the flow’
    Pattonville QB Kaleb Eleby had another chancer to impress Illini coaches on Friday at the Lindenwood camp ...
    Published on Sunday, June 11, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • LB Shammond Cooper racking up offers
    Trinity Catholic linebacker Shammond Cooper discusses Illini interest, updates recruiting ...
    Published on Saturday, June 10, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • JUCO OL McKinney recaps Illini visit
    Rockford native, Iowa Western CC offensive tackle Anthony McKinney goes in-depth on his recent visit to Illinois ...
    Published on Saturday, June 10, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Isaiah Williams has ‘great bond’ with Illini
    Elite 2019 Trinity Catholic athlete Isaiah Williams basically can pick whatever college he wants -- and he is seriously considering Illinois. ...
    Published on Saturday, June 10, 2017
    2 weeks ago
  • Illini offer ‘big’ for OL Jordyn Slaughter
    Belleville Althoff OL Jordyn Slaughter earns first power-five offer after an impressive performance at the Illinois camp at Lindenwood University ...
    Published on Friday, June 9, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • 2019 DB Samuel Fort intrigues Illini at camp
    Oklahoma DB Samuel Fort made the long trip to Champaign worthwhile at Saturday's showcase camp ...
    Published on Friday, June 9, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • PODCAST: Chin Coleman
    Illinois basketball assistant Chin Coleman joined Jeremy Werner and Lon Tay on the Tay and J Show to discuss the his recruitment of Greg Eboigbodin, his first few months as a Big Ten assistant, what the staff has accomplished on the recruiting trail and workouts with the team. ...
    Published on Thursday, June 8, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • Jartavius Martin adds first power-five offer
    Illinois is first power-five program to offer Florida defensive back Jartavius Martin ...
    Published on Thursday, June 8, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • Illini at Wake Forest in B1G/ACC Challenge
    Illinois will travel to Wake Forest for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge ...
    Published on Thursday, June 8, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • RB Jakari Norwood to camp with Illini
    Florida running back Jakari Norwood discusses his first power-five scholarship offer and updates his recruitment ...
    Published on Thursday, June 8, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • Nimari Burnett continues to grow his game
    In-state underclassman Nimari Burnett talks about his improvement and thoughts on picking up an Illinois offer this spring. ...
    Published on Wednesday, June 7, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • Illini offer 2019 F Chris Payton
    Athletic in-state forward Chris Payton picks up an Illinois offer. ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 6, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • Greg Eboigbodin commits to Illinois
    Illinois lands 2017 big man Greg Eboigbodin. ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 6, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • Report: Illini, UNLV start multi-year series
    Illinois reportedly will play at UNLV in December with Runnin' Rebels to return game in 2018; football earns another night game ...
    Published on Tuesday, June 6, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • Conditt lands Illini offer: ‘I love it’
    Chicago (Ill.) Corliss 2018 center George Conditt has gone from under the radar to picking up an Illini offer during his visit to Champaign on Saturday. ...
    Published on Sunday, June 4, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • 2018 Center Conditt Lands Illini Offer
    Few players have boosted their stock quite like Chicago (IL) Corliss center George Conditt this spring. Just a couple months ago, Conditt flew well under-the-radar, but on Saturday, that all changed when he landed an offer from the Illini. ...
    Published on Saturday, June 3, 2017
    3 weeks ago
  • Piper Mailbag: June 2
    Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper answers the latest hoops and recruiting questions from Illini Inquirer subscribers. ...
    Published on Friday, June 2, 2017
    4 weeks ago
  • PODCAST: Illini golf coach Mike Small
    Illinois golf coach Mike Small joins Jeremy Werner and Lon Tay on the Tay and J Show to discuss the Illini's third straight trip to the Final Four, winning that elusive national championship, next year's team and his desired changes to the NCAA Championships format. ...
    Published on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    4 weeks ago
  • Illini hosting 2017 big Greg Eboigbodin
    2017 big man Greg Eboigbodin is visiting Illinois on Wednesday. ...
    Published on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    4 weeks ago
  • Illini offer 2017 big Greg Eboigbodin
    2017 big man Greg Eboigbodin is visiting Illinois on Wednesday. ...
    Published on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    4 weeks ago
  • Liddell: ‘I’m still at the top of their list’
    EJ Liddell talks about his relationship with the new Illinois staff and how the AAU circuit is going thus far. ...
    Published on Thursday, May 25, 2017
    1 month ago
  • Five effects of JCL transfer
    Illini Inquirer publisher Jeremy Werner breaks down the four biggest consequences of the Jalen Coleman-Lands' transfer ...
    Published on Thursday, May 25, 2017
    1 month ago
  • Illini give JCL ‘full release’ for transfer
    Sharpshooting guard Jalen Coleman-Lands is leaving Illinois after two seasons. ...
    Published on Thursday, May 25, 2017
    1 month ago
  • Jalen Coleman-Lands leaving Illinois
    Sharpshooting guard Jalen Coleman-Lands is leaving Illinois after two seasons. ...
    Published on Thursday, May 25, 2017
    1 month ago
  • Werner: Projecting Alstork’s impact on Illini
    Illini Inquirer publisher Jeremy Werner breaks down the ramifications of the Illini adding Mark Alstork ...
    Published on Thursday, May 25, 2017
    1 month ago
  • PODCAST: Mark Alstork
    Grad transfer Mark Alstork joined Jeremy Werner and Mike Carpenter on the Tay and J Show to discuss his commitment to Illinois ...
    Published on Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    1 month ago
  • Illini land grad transfer Mark Alstork
    Illini land high-scoring guard Mark Alstork to help strengthen thin 2017-18 roster ...
    Published on Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    1 month ago
  • Mark Alstork Decision Primer
    Grad transfer guard Mark Alstork will announce his decision on Wednesday between Illinois and three other finalists. ...
    Published on Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    1 month ago
  • Illini in early on N.Y. big man Aidan Igiehon
    Illinois is putting in early work on New York Lightning 2019 center Aidan Igiehon. ...
    Published on Monday, May 22, 2017
    1 month ago
  • Should Illini play more in-states foes?
    Illinois will play DePaul for the first time in 60 years. Should Illini embrace playing in-state programs more often? ...
    Published on Monday, May 22, 2017
    1 month ago