Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

Roderick Perry. FCS- pre season all American. DT- 6’2 and 300. Thought of as a possible NFL draft pick.
Would definitely boost the defensive line. If only we can get one more ready pass rusher to help Gay. However, this guy seems like he would bring disruptive rush from the tackle position.
 
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Illinois IHSA moves high school football to the spring, season will start sometime around Feb. 15th.
 
Illinois IHSA moves high school football to the spring, season will start sometime around Feb. 15th.
NIAA (Nevada's IHSA) did the same thing last week. Sounds like collusion...

FWIW, my youngest just got done with 6 weeks of summer practice (where they were temp scanned every day, and wore masks), but now our coaches have no idea how to proceed with conditioning/practice from Aug-Feb in prep for the start of games in Feb. Our NIAA ruling seems to suggest formal practice get deferred until a week or two before games start. Right! No increase in injury potential from that approach! Plus, I doubt anyone weighed the odds of the kids getting pneumonia in Feb (esp being out of condition) vs the odds of kids getting covid. BTW, no one asked the parents or coaches.
 
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NIAA (Nevada's IHSA) did the same thing last week. Sounds like collusion...

FWIW, my youngest just got done with 6 weeks of summer practice (where they were temp scanned every day, and wore masks), but now our coaches have no idea how to proceed with conditioning/practice from Aug-Feb in prep for the start of games in Feb. Our NIAA ruling seems to suggest formal practice get deferred until a week or two before games start. Right! No increase in injury potential from that approach! Plus, I doubt anyone weighed the odds of the kids getting pneumonia in Feb (esp being out of condition) vs the odds of kids getting covid. BTW, no one asked the parents or coaches.

Collusion???

 

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I love that they are bringing in state linemen. IDC if they are ranked a little lower, they will play with more passion, pride, and a chip on their shoulder and not take the scholarship for granted. It's great to find speed and athleticism all over, but also give me some big strong hard nosed homegrown bullies
 
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I like this pickup - long kid that can move and has some time to build his body. Seems to have some nastiness, too. This is what the good programs do.
 
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I like this pickup - long kid that can move and has some time to build his body. Seems to have some nastiness, too. This is what the good programs do.
 
I love that they are bringing in state linemen. IDC if they are ranked a little lower, they will play with more passion, pride, and a chip on their shoulder and not take the scholarship for granted. It's great to find speed and athleticism all over, but also give me some big strong hard nosed homegrown bullies
He also had offers from Syracuse and Kansas as well... not powerhouse teams but still...
 
Illinois hasn't offered as of today. I'm hearing Tennessee will be offering in the next.
Do you know if they are committable offers? The only information 247 has is a non flattering picture. Clearly a big boy, but he is only a sophomore. Its a lot of SEC schools. Do you know if they have even seen him or are they just following suit and throwing him an offer because Florida did?