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  1. Jordan Westerkamp lands first offer

    Chris Pool

    Jordan Westerkamp (Lombard, Ill./Montini Catholic), one of the top junior receiver prospects in the Midwest, received his first scholarship offer from Illinois and now several others are starting to follow suit. "Illinois, Northwestern, Indiana and ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  2. Faith Ekakitie taking process slow

    Chris Pool

    Faith Ekakitie (Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest Academy) is only a junior, but several schools have offered. "I've been home for a couple of weeks and won't be back at LFA (Lake Forest Academy) until Jan. 3," said the 6-foot-2, 265-pound defensive tac...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  3. Jaleel Johnson drawing a lot of interest

    Chris Pool

    Jaleel Johnson (Westchester, Ill./St. Joseph's) is among the top junior prospects in Illinois. The 6-foot-2, 275-pound defensive tackle was a standout at the NUC Ultimate 100 combine that was held in Columbus, Ind. Johnson was also an all-area select...

    Blog | Conversation | December 21, 2010
  4. Junior WR Jordan Westerkamp unstoppable at state championship

    Chris Pool

    Jordan Westerkamp (Lombard, Ill./Montini Catholic) is only a junior but he's showing why the University of Illinois decided to offer him a scholarship. In the state quarterfinals, Westerkamp torched Sycamore for a state record 228 yards on 11 recepti...

    Blog | Conversation | November 29, 2010
  5. Patrick Flavin to visit Oregon, Illinois

    Chris Pool

    In my high school travels this past week, I stopped in at Benet Academy in Lisle, Ill., to see three-star offensive line prospect Patrick Flavin. The Red Hawks made the playoffs this year and the 6-foot-6, 260-pound Flavin was a big reason for Benet'...

    Blog | Conversation | November 12, 2010
  6. QB Reilly O'Toole becomes Illinois' gain

    Chris Pool

    Several dominos fell when Bubba Starling (Gardner, Kan./Gardner-Edgerton) gave Nebraska his verbal commitment. One of those dominoes was Reilly O'Toole (Wheaton, Ill./Warrenville South). O'Toole had scholarship offers from Nebraska, Illinois, Wiscons...

    Blog | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  7. Junior Faith Ekakitie drawing lots of interest

    Chris Pool

    One of the most sought after prospects in the Midwest next year will be defensive tackle Faith Ekakitie (Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest Academy). The 6-foot-2, 250-pounder is already drawing rave reviews from recruiters who have stopped by to check ou...

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  8. Troy Bitterle hearing from 30 schools

    Chris Pool

    A quarterback prospect to watch in the Class of 2012 is Troy Bitterle (Portage, Mich./ Portage Northern). He was a regular on the combine circuit last summer and attended several of the Steve Clarkson Dreammaker Quarterback Camps as well. "I receiv...

    Blog | Conversation | October 19, 2010
  9. Three programs interested in Ford; Westerkamp visits Illinois

    Chris Pool

    One of the top prospects to keep an eye on next season in the Land of Lincoln is Perez Ford (Romeoville, Ill./Romeoville). The 6-foot-2, 210-pound outside linebacker is the type of player that coaches love. Whether it's a practice or a game, Ford alw...

    Blog | Conversation | October 07, 2010
  10. Three-star DE Knox deciding between three Big Ten schools

    Chris Pool

    Defensive end Damon Knox (Muskegon, Mich./Muskegon) anchors the defense for perennial football power Muskegon and he has helped lead his team to a 3-1 record so far this season. The three-star prospect has started to narrow his college choices. "I ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2010
  11. 2012 OT Voltz picks up three Big Ten offers

    Chris Pool

    A prospect to watch in the state of Illinois is 2012 prospect Dan Voltz (Barrington, Ill./Barrington). The 6-foot-4, 290-pound offensive tackle camped at three Big Ten schools this summer and all three offered a scholarship before he left. "Illinois...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2010