Lovie Smith and Illinois football may have just found their future quarterback. On Tuesday night, three-star prospect Cameron Thomas (IL) announced his verbal commitment to the program via Twitter. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound dual-threat quarterback was also receiving interest from Indiana, Minnesota, Purdue, and Wake Forest.
It's official I-L-L- pic.twitter.com/mYIFuaWAqd— Cameron Thomas (@BillionaireCam_) June 1, 2016
Thomas, an Illinois native, plays locally at Marian Catholic high school in Chicago Heights. He picked up his scholarship offer from the coaching staff a few weeks ago after taking a few unofficial visits to Champaign.