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Old Jan 31, 2017, 09:45 PM   #3951
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Rumor has it we are still waiting on this guy...

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Old Jan 31, 2017, 10:14 PM   #3952
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He is not on course to graduate in the spring , and he will need summer classes. so he can not sign. There was hope he would be able to get it done and sign he just hasn't. This truly is nothing new at all as far as I am aware. I think this is why his coach has said all along he should RS and get used to everything, it would give him a year to get ahead of things in school, as much as learn the playbook
This makes sense although I don't understand why there wasn't more of a push to get a 3rd QB in this class? Estes was never interested and who knows if Alstott is?

Now we have a guy who has to be red shirted (Thomas) and another guy who may not even be here to play this fall.

That leaves us with a guy coming off a serious injury and JGJ, who is not a fit for McGee's offense.
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Old Jan 31, 2017, 10:38 PM   #3953
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This makes sense although I don't understand why there wasn't more of a push to get a 3rd QB in this class? Estes was never interested and who knows if Alstott is?

Now we have a guy who has to be red shirted (Thomas) and another guy who may not even be here to play this fall.

That leaves us with a guy coming off a serious injury and JGJ, who is not a fit for McGee's offense.
Trenard Davis is in there as well assuming he is still at QB
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Old Jan 31, 2017, 10:42 PM   #3954
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Trenard Davis is in there as well assuming he is still at QB
I saw him warming up with Cam Miller before the MSU game last year. If he ends up playing a meaningful minute at QB for Illinois then next year is going to be brutal
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Old Jan 31, 2017, 10:49 PM   #3955
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I thought that had been known all along though ? I really am not at all shocked by this, and just have to keep the faith that he does what he needs to, to get here. It does make the odds of him RS next year if he does a lot more likely. I do believe it was said from the start he may not be here till fall do to having work to do in the summer.

You are correct. We knew from the start he may not be here until the Fall, Jeremy Werner has been saying this all along.

As long as he is here in the fall, nothing changes. It would be better for the future of our program if he redshirts anyway. Why waste his supreme talent during what should be our worst season in the foreseeable future?

All aboard the Chayce Crouch train in 2017. Please be healthy.
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Old Jan 31, 2017, 10:54 PM   #3956
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I saw him warming up with Cam Miller before the MSU game last year. If he ends up playing a meaningful minute at QB for Illinois then next year is going to be brutal
Meh, I've seen worse

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Old Jan 31, 2017, 10:54 PM   #3957
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Oh hey Malik Zaire, why not stay in the Chicago Sports market for another year and bring your talents to Chambana. Pls, thx.
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Old Feb 1, 2017, 12:16 AM   #3958
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This makes sense although I don't understand why there wasn't more of a push to get a 3rd QB in this class? Estes was never interested and who knows if Alstott is?

Now we have a guy who has to be red shirted (Thomas) and another guy who may not even be here to play this fall.

That leaves us with a guy coming off a serious injury and JGJ, who is not a fit for McGee's offense.


If I remember correctly, the reason was simply Lovie didn't want to tie up the scollys on QBs. I guess it kind of makes sense to not want to add 3 qbs in a class when you have SO many other needs.
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Old Feb 1, 2017, 02:25 AM   #3959
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Lawson will be here in the summer and for summer work outs...he cannot sign only because he can't rightfully sign and transfer without graduating yet....he set to do so and be here this summer.don't hit that Illinois fan panic button so quickly smh
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Old Feb 1, 2017, 06:02 AM   #3960
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