Recruiting Spotlight on Cole Rusk

Steve Sturm, IlliniGuys Football Analyst

January 29, 2024

Cole Rusk is the son of a former Illini wrestler and that family connection paid off when the FCS All American from Murray State decided to come back to his home state and play for the Illini for the next two years.  He's a tall and athletic tight end who plus the hole that Tip Reiman left, although in a different way.

What does he bring to the Orange and Blue?

Cole Rusk came to the college game as a wide receiver who was willing to learn to play tight end . . .

 

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