Posted June 10, 2012 on
The Fighting Illini football coaching staff has already begun presenting verbal offers to younger prospects. One of the most impressive 2014 campers at Friday Night Lights was Dareian Watkins, who has an Illini offer. He plays multiple positions including quarterback and excels at all of them.

4-Star Cornerback Caleb Day Likes UI Visit

The Fighting Illini football coaching staff hosted over 200 prospects to campus for its Friday Night Lights yesterday. None was higher rated than Ohio cornerback Caleb Day. He considers Illinois one of his top three schools and talks about his visit to campus in this report.

Illini Meyers Leonard at NBA Draft Combine (Video)

The Sports Bank’s Ngozi Ekeledo stopped by the 2012 NBA Draft Combine’s Media Day and talked to the former University of Illinois big man about why he made the decision to leave school early for the NBA.

DB/Kick Returner Transfers To UI For 5th Year

The Fighting Illini football team was last in the country in punt returns and next to last in kickoff returns last year. That problem may be resolved in part due to the addition of an exciting returner. Tommy Davis is transferring from Northern Illinois for his last year of eligibility.
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