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Ked's Recruiting Roundup - WR/TE Jeremiah Augustin Thrilled with Illinois Offer

Ked's Recruiting Roundup - WR/TE Jeremiah Augustin Thrilled with Illinois Offer

Kedric Prince, IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting 

January 26, 2022

Illinois assistant football coach George McDonald is fast becoming one of Illinois's best recruiters on staff.

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Football Recruiting Spotlight on Matthew Bailey

Football Recruiting Spotlight on Matthew Bailey

Steve Sturm, IlliniGuys Football Analyst

January 24, 2022

Cover photo courtesy Quad City Times

Illinois added another versatile defender to its '22 recruiting class when Matthew Bailey pledged to the Illini on Sunday.

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Ked's Recruiting Roundup - Illinois Football Offer - DE/TE Maverick Gracio

Ked's Recruiting Roundup - Illinois Football Offer - DE/TE Maverick Gracio

Kedric Prince - IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting

January 23, 2022

There is an old saying in recruiting: the best coaches have an eye, and rankings do not matter.

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Illinois Nabs Bret Bielema’s First Quad City Prep

Illinois Nabs Bret Bielema’s First Quad City Prep

Kedric Prince, IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting 

January 23, 2022

Cover photo courtesy of Quad City Times

Matthew Bailey Courtesy of the Quad City Times

The Illinois Football Program added another commitment for the Class of 2022

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Football Recruiting Spotlight - Zylon Crisler

Football Recruiting Spotlight - Zylon Crisler

Steve Sturm, IlliniGuys Football Analyst

January 23, 2022

Illinois added another big body to its stable of incoming offensive linemen on Thursday when Zylon Crisler committed to the Illini. 

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Ked's Recruiting Roundup - Illini Football Sends a Message this Week

Ked's Recruiting Roundup - Illini Football Sends a Message this Week

Kedric Prince, IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting

January 20, 2022

When Illinois head basketball coach Brad Underwood got here, his staff started to offer prospects like drinking water

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Mississippi JUCO Offensive Lineman Gives Verbal Pledge to Illini’s 2022 Class

Mississippi JUCO Offensive Lineman Gives Verbal Pledge to Illini’s 2022 Class

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The title for largest human being on the Illinois 2022 football roster has now been handed to an offensive lineman named Zylon Crisler. 

Crisler, a native of Crystal Springs, Mississippi, has given his verbal commitment to Bret Bielema’s Illini football program and made the announcement official on Thursday afternoon. Crisler, who was named a Class 6A first team all-state selection by the athletics association for Mississippi’s private high schools two years ago, spent last season as a member of the starting offensive line at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

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Breaking: Chicago-based Illini Guardians Kickstarts Major NIL Initiative

Breaking: Chicago-based Illini Guardians Kickstarts Major NIL Initiative

By Larry Smith - IlliniGuys Staff January 20, 2022 […]

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Ked's Recruiting Roundup - Illinois Football Talks with 2024 Prospect

Ked's Recruiting Roundup - Illinois Football Talks with 2024 Prospect

Kedric Prince, IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting

January 20, 2022

Chauncey Bowens is a 6-foot-1, 205-pound running back from North Palm Beach

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Simeon WR updates his recruitment

Simeon WR updates his recruitment

Kedric Prince, IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting 

January , 2022

Malik Elzy, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound wide receiver from Chicago

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Luke Ford Turning Down NFL Chance to Return For Illini’s 2022 Season

Luke Ford Turning Down NFL Chance to Return For Illini’s 2022 Season

Luke Ford’s belief in Bret Bielema’s Illinois staff and […]

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Stetson Football Transfer Ready to Work

Stetson Football Transfer Ready to Work

Kedric Prince, IlliniGuys.com Director of Recruiting

January 16, 2022

Most successful DI football programs have a strong redshirt and walk-on system. In his second year, Illinois head coach Brett Bielema is starting to do just that.

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Illini DL Jamal Woods Returning For Sixth Season

Illini DL Jamal Woods Returning For Sixth Season

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Ked's Recruiting Roundup - Miles McVay Talks Weekend Recruiting

Ked's Recruiting Roundup - Miles McVay Talks Weekend Recruiting

Kedric Prince, IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting

January 15, 2022

Miles McVay is an offensive tackle

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Football Coaching Analysis - What can we expect from Barry Lunney?

Football Coaching Analysis - What can we expect from Barry Lunney?

Steve Sturm, IlliniGuys Football Analyst

January 13, 2022

While fans of major college teams around the country wouldn't have been surprised by Illinois' sudden replacement of Tony Petersen with Barry Lunney, Jr

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