Fighting Illini football just picked up their 22nd verbal commitment of the 2016 recruiting class. While taking an official visit to Champaign, wide receiver M.J. McGriff (Vero Beach, FL) posted the following message from his Twitter account.
#Illini today Illini forever!— Mj McGriff (@McGr8ness) January 30, 2016
Blessed to announce my commitment to The University of #Illinois pic.twitter.com/30TMR3VsYg
McGriff is rated as a two-star recruit by 247Sports, and he had other scholarship offers from Temple, Toledo, Ball State, Bowling Green, Middle Tennessee, South Florida.
2016 Illinois Football Recruiting Class