5 O'Clock Shadow: Ron Zook's recruiting
News you can't leave work without: Ron Zook has 10 commitments for the class of 2012 (see list below). The latest to pick the school is Ryan Frain, a kicker from Indianapolis. Illinois is losing senior kicker Derek Dimke.
The current Illinois class is ranked 72nd nationally and last in the Big Ten according to Scout.com. Rivals.com ranks the Illinois class 11th in the Big Ten, ahead of Minnesota.
PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
Taylor Barton WR Orlando (Fla.) Lake Highland Prep
Elliott Faerber WR Shawnee Mission (Kan.) East
Ryan Frain K Indianapolis Scecina Memorial
Tajarvis Fuller LB Fort Myers (Fla.) Dunbar
Zach Jackson DB Snellville (Ga.) Brookwood
Cody Quinn DB Middletown (Ohio)
J.J. Robertson WR Lincoln-Way East
Joseph Spencer OL Mason (Ohio)
Joe Warburg OL Louisville (Ky.) Trinity
Vontrell Williams DT Mount Carmel