Redshirt freshman wide receiver Kyle Prater said Tuesday he is highly considering Illinois, Northwestern and Wisconsin as possible destinations after recently deciding to transfer from USC.
Prior to meeting with fans at Northwestern's Coaches Caravan in Evanston on Wednesday, Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald talked with ESPNChicago.com about pay for play, ideas coming out of the SEC media days and other issues.
The Illinois-Northwestern rivalry has survived Big Ten realignment.
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