First Offer in for Sykes

One of the rising stars in the 2014 defensive end Nile Sykes of Oak Park and River Forest High area talks his first offer.

The first offer rolled in for Nile Sykes of Oak Park and River Forest High (Ill.)

"I got my first offer today," Sykes said. "Northern Illinois offered me."

Sykes nabbed his first offer after making a big impression at the NIU camp.

"I competed at the one day camp," Sykes said. "And I knew if I came out and did what I had to do that I had a good chance of getting my first offer."

He added, "It is very exciting to get my first offer."

But the offer wasn't the only exciting part of Sykes day.

"The camp was awesome," Sykes said. "The coaches were great and the facility, I really liked it."

Next up for Sykes? Camping at Michigan State.

Stay on FOXSportsNext for the latest on Sykes and the rest of the Midwest class of 2014.

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