Illinois apparently likes some length in its receiver corps.
After taking a commitment from Chicago Phillips WR Fabian McCray, Illinois nabbed a commitment from Pflugerville, Texas native Casey Washington on Friday. Washington is a three-star wideout, according to 247.
Washington showed out at the Texas A&M Commerce Camp, and earned an offer shortly afterwards. At 6-foot-2, Washington has great hands and the ability to climb the ladder on high throws.
He had Division I offers from Kansas, Houston Baptist, South Alabama, UTSA and Tulane. He has FBS level game and can create a mismatch in the red zone and on deep throws.
Washington is the ninth commitment in Illinois’ 2019 class, and the third player from the state of Texas.
Illinois Football 2019 Commits - Updated July 27th
|Isaiah Williams||QB/Ath||5' 10"||170 lbs||St. Louis|
|Marquez Beason||WR/DB||5' 11"||173 lbs||Dallas|
|Bryce Childress||WR||5' 9"||159 lbs||St. Louis|
|Joseph Thompson||DB||5' 10"||160 lbs||Chicago|
|Griffin Moore||TE||6' 4"||225 lbs||Bloomington, Ill.|
|D'Ante Cox (Walk-on transfer)||WR||6' 1"||180 lbs||Rochester, Ill.|
|Kyron Cumby||RB||5' 7"||160 lbs||Plano, Texas|
|Nick Fedanzo||RB||6' 0"||200 lbs||Lombard, Ill.|
|Camilo Eifler (Transfer)||LB||6' 1"||225 lbs||Berkley, Calif.|
|Fabian McCray||WR||6' 1"||177 lbs||Chicago|
|Casey Washington||WR||6' 2"||175 lbs||Pflugerville, Texas|