Football recruiting momentum

What a difference a Bailey makes.

18 days later, and I'm jacked -- Bill Self at his introductory press conference jacked -- about football recruiting. We got our four-star quarterback, and then only days later, we filled two big holes on the defensive line. This class went from "top-flight Illinois kids just don't seem to feel any connection to our football program" to "so, will this be the best class since 2009? 2008?" I'm jacked. A quick breakdown.

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