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    2019 Fighting Illini Football Scholarship Grid

    Oladipo has been dismissed from the team:
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    He committed to Mississippi State in November of 2018 but then decommitted in May of this year. He then recommitted a month later: https://247sports.com/college/mississippi-state/Article/2020-four-star-receiver-Lideatrick-Griffin-talks-Mississippi-State-commitment-133066041/ What's interesting...
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    We're in the Top 4 for 4 Star WR Lideatrick Griffin who is currently committed to Mississippi State. Illinois just offered him a couple of weeks ago. https://247sports.com/player/lideatrick-griffin-46054282/
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    Bowl Projections

    Two Syracuse transfers played in their bowl game last year since the semester had ended by the time the bowl game was played: https://www.syracuse.com/orangefootball/2018/12/syracuse-football-transfers-abdul-adams-trishton-jackson-eligible-to-play-in-bowl.html Luke will be eligible since he...
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    I have no insight on this but from the outside looking in it appears that they have been pushing for 2021 kids since our Friday Night Lights Showcase back in June but none have hopped on board for obvious reasons. This staff has done a great job of building relationships with 2021 kids and...
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    Illinois 37, Michigan State 34 POSTGAME

    First time winning four straight conference games since 2001 when we won seven straight.
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    Illinois 37, Michigan State 34 POSTGAME

    The McCourt missed extra point actually helped us at the end. We may have just kicked a FG to send it to overtime if we were down by three. Just incredible in so many ways. Now Fitzee can't end our season.
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    Illinois 37, Michigan State 34 POSTGAME

    What a come back! YES!!!!!
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Six players have announced that they are transferring from MSU, including three RBs: https://247sports.com/college/michigan-state/Season/2020-Football/TransferPortal/
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Mannie Netherly's dad posted pictures of Mannie's visit to Illinois last weekend: https://247sports.com/Player/Mannie-Netherly-77997/ https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/lsu-football/mannie-netherly-tigers-ncaa-transfer-portal/
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    I don't know what is going on with him now but he was teammates with Bobby at Largo and supposedly convinced Bobby to pick Illinois over Indiana on signing day in February of 2017. We started pursuing him in March of 2018 after we had some recruiting momentum with the commitment of Marquez...
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    What is the rotation next year if Oladipo is gone? Avery, Woods, Pate...Okpala? McCoy should not be an option. Pate and Woods have alternated between SDE and 3-technique DT throughout their careers although they've mostly remained on the interior. Carney was actually playing a bit of...
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Travion Ford visited this weekend. Top 100 player in the Class of 2021. Looks like he brought his whole family with him. https://247sports.com/Player/Travion-Ford-46058183/