Recruiting Wrap

Recruiting Wrap

Illini at pro day and their offer lists

Eight former Illinois football players are set to go through the paces this morning during pro day. Here's a look at who will try to impress in front of NFL scouts, along with their offer lists aside from Illinois coming out of high school before they arrived in Champaign-Urbana.

Snapchat makes its way into the recruiting world

Imagine John Groce sending a recruit a selfie.

Or a photo of the ongoing renovation at State Farm Center.

With the message 'Go Illini!' or some variation of this.

And the recruit may see the photo for up to 10 seconds. Then never again.

Confused yet? Welcome to a potential new tool coaches can use with recruiting.

Weekend Wrap — Finke excels for surging Chargers

Every week during the high school basketball season, recruiting blogger MATT DANIELS will give a wrap-up of how Illini commits and targets fared during the previous week's worth of games.

THE RECRUITS

Postseason nearly here for in-state Illini recruits, targets

Postseason basketball has already started for several Illinois recruiting targets outside the Illinois state line.

The rest of in-state recruits and targets for John Groce’s team start play next week.

Here’s a rundown on where to catch the Illinois prep players the Illini have either signed, received commitments from or are pursuing:

Signee

Nagel: 'I like Illinois a lot'

Much has changed in Flynn Nagel’s life since his junior football season five days before Thanksgiving.

He goes to a different school now.

Illini target Megginson sees offer list grow

Gabe Megginson spouts off key recruiting dates like he's gone through the process for years.

The Class of 2015 left tackle from Jacksonville probably feels like it with all the recruiting attention he has received lately.

Matthews picks Kentucky

Updated at 8:39 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26
Five-star combo guard Charles Matthews from Chicago St. Rita verbally committed to Kentucky on Wednesday morning at his high school.

Weekend Wrap — Brunson puts on a show

Every week during the high school basketball season, recruiting blogger MATT DANIELS will give a wrap-up of how Illini commits and targets fared during the previous week's worth of games.

THE RECRUITS

Jordan rising to the challenge

Pretty much everyone at Plainfield East High School in suburban Chicago knows Aaron Jordan.

Becoming the first boys’ basketball player at the relatively new high school to commit to Illinois has a way of making your name a household one.