Three-star defensive back Quran Hafiz (FL) is the latest 2017 recruit to pick up a scholarship offer from Fighting Illini Football.
The 6-foot, 170-pound Florida native is rated as the No. 807 overall prospect and No. 85 cornerback by 247Sports. Hafiz, a former Iowa State commit, has additional Power 5 offers from Indiana, Oregon State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Boston College, Duke, N.C. State, Purdue, Syracuse, and Virginia Tech.
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"I'm just excited to play. Obviously, you know I haven't played a game of college basketball yet," Nichols said. "I'm just excited to get in the swing of things, get involved with my team and get down to winning games."
"When you get to conference play, it’s about your top players playing well," McGee said. "It’s about the guys you read about, your upperclassmen, your big-time players. They have to show up and play well.
special commemorative Sam Foltz-Mike Sadler coin will be used at all seven Week 5 Big Ten games, it was announced Wednesday afternoon. The late Nebraska punter and former Michigan State punter died in a one-car accident in late July while returning from a kicking camp in Wisconsin.