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Illinois Football commit Tony Adams suffers torn ACL, out for remainder of senior season

Adams committed to the Orange and Blue on August 12.

Whenever it rains, things just seem to instantly flood for Fighting Illini Athletics. A blowout loss and a few higher-profile injuries were bad enough for the football team this weekend, but some more news regarding one of the program’s few verbal commits broke on Monday night. Per Illini Inquirer, three-star cornerback/wide receiver Tony Adams (MO) suffered a torn ACL during a recent game.

The St. Louis native committed to the Fighting Illini over Missouri back on August 12. He’s currently rated as the No. 937 overall player in the country and No. 8 prospect from the state of Missouri.

Here’s to a speedy recover, Tony. We’re all looking forward to seeing you start your journey in the Orange and Blue next Summer.