Recruiting Class Blast from the Past: 2016

Steve Sturm, Football Writer

April 28, 2021

Seven.  That's the number of players from the 25-man recruiting class of 2016 who used at least four years of eligibility at the University of Illinois.

And even though Doug Kramer and James McCourt are returning for their fifth years next year, that's still an awfully small-level production for a 25-man recruiting class. Technically this was Bill Cubit's only recruiting class, but Tim Beckman was in charge of it until August 29, 2015, when he was dismissed as head coach.

Eli Peters, Dominic Theiman, Griffin . . .

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