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The biggest needs for Illinois’ 2023 recruiting class

Photo by Michael Reaves/ Where does Illini recruiting stand a month away from National Signing Day? The University of Illinois Fighting Illini enter the final week of the regular season with bowl eligibility and the promise of a winning record. The winding down of the regular season symbolizes the closing of one door and the focus on another. The early signing period starts Dec. 21. And the Illini have to not only hold their solid class of 2023, but they have to finish strong in closing uncommitted targets and even more potential flips. To be clear, recruiting has...

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Three-star offensive lineman flips to Illinois

Photo by Michael Allio/Icon Sportswire via Brandon Henderson has decommitted from Iowa State to join the Illini. The University of Illinois Fighting Illini landed a commitment from 2023 three-star East St. Louis, IL offensive lineman Brandon Henderson. He decommitted from Matt Campbell and Iowa State to join the Illini’s class. Henderson, who has played opposite Alabama commit Miles McVay on the East St. Louis offensive line projects as a right tackle with the potential to move inside if needed. I’m Coming Home FamILLY #commited #FamILLY23 @BretBielema...

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Illinois Football: 2023 4-star recruit keeping Illini alive for commitment

Illinois football finds themselves in a spot that we aren’t too familiar with as a program. The Illini are actually a winning football team. Despite losing a tough battle against Michigan State, Illinois is still 7-2 this season with a good chance of winning the Big Ten West and making the Big Ten Championship game. […] Illinois Football: 2023 4-star recruit keeping Illini alive for commitment - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Illinois Basketball: 2022-23 preview of Illini guard RJ Melendez

There are so many players on the Illinois basketball team who have an extremely high ceiling. Brad Underwood has been able to secure the commitment of some of the most talented players in the country. Ayo Dosunmu was the first NBA talent Underwood recruited and developed, and it won’t be his last with the Illini. […] Illinois Basketball: 2022-23 preview of Illini guard RJ Melendez - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.