Illini 2024 Signee: 3-star DL Demetrius John

Ohio defensive line prospect Demetrius John was the product of a traditional recruiting strategy of Bret Bielema’s Illini program: Offer early, get them on a visit first and hang on to that commitment.

By Matt Stevens - IlliniGuys Football Writer/Analyst

December 20, 2023

(Cover photo courtesy Illinois Athletics)

Player: Demetrius John

Position: Defensive Line 

Height: 6-foot-5

Weight: 250

Hometown: Westerville, Ohio

High School: Dublin Coffman

Other offers: Akron, Ball State, Boston College, Indiana, Michigan State, and West Virginia.

 Demetrius John can feel solid about the idea that his recruitment went about as according to plan as Illinois . . .

 

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