TE Zarrian Holcombe commits to Illini

Former Texas A&M commits during official visit to Illinois

Zarrian Holcombe didn't take much time on his official visit to Illinois before breaking big news.

Hours after arriving on campus, the Houston (Texas) Summer Creek tight end committed to the Illini.

The 6-foot-5, 215-pound tight end gives Illinois a big, athletic target at a need position.

Easterling's Evaluation:

Holcombe is an explosive pass-catching tight end who can both line up at the end of the line of scrimmage, or flex out as more of a wide receiver.  He gets off of the line quickly at the snap, which helps him gain an early advantage over linebackers and safeties.  

Holcombe has good hands and is surprisingly shifty and evasive in space for his size.  Not much of a blocker at this point, he will need to add weight to handle the physicality of college football in the Big Ten, but Holcombe has the frame to carry much more lean weight.

Holcombe will give Illinois a receiving threat over the middle of the field, somewhere they have struggled mightily the last couple of years.  He presents a matchup difficulty for linebackers, and can occupy a safety, freeing up the run game somewhat and creating more one-on-one matchups on the perimeter.

Scout's analysis: "There is plenty to like with Holcombe. For one, he has a large frame that will allow the coaching staff to work it to best suit the needs of the team. He could bulk and be more of the true tight end, but his skills set will allow him to play more of a role than just in the trenches. He is a match up nightmare. He has great ball skills and body control to put himself in position to catch passes while completely sealing off the DB or the LB."


Illini Inquirer Top Stories

Hours after arriving on campus, the Houston (Texas) Summer Creek tight end committed to the Illini.

\n

\n

The 6-foot-5, 215-pound tight end gives Illinois a big, athletic target at a need position.

\n

\n

Easterling's Evaluation:

\n

\n

\n

\n

Holcombe is an explosive pass-catching tight end who can both line up at the end of the line of scrimmage, or flex out as more of a wide receiver.  He gets off of the line quickly at the snap, which helps him gain an early advantage over linebackers and safeties.  

\n

Holcombe has good hands and is surprisingly shifty and evasive in space for his size.  Not much of a blocker at this point, he will need to add weight to handle the physicality of college football in the Big Ten, but Holcombe has the frame to carry much more lean weight.

\n

Holcombe will give Illinois a receiving threat over the middle of the field, somewhere they have struggled mightily the last couple of years.  He presents a matchup difficulty for linebackers, and can occupy a safety, freeing up the run game somewhat and creating more one-on-one matchups on the perimeter.

\n

Scout's analysis: \"There is plenty to like with Holcombe. For one, he has a large frame that will allow the coaching staff to work it to best suit the needs of the team. He could bulk and be more of the true tight end, but his skills set will allow him to play more of a role than just in the trenches. He is a match up nightmare. He has great ball skills and body control to put himself in position to catch passes while completely sealing off the DB or the LB.\"

","mobileBody":"

Zarrian Holcombe didn't take much time on his official visit to Illinois before breaking big news.

Now a big commitment for #illini football https://t.co/vyoiS5Pfvc

— Jeremy Werner (@JWernerScout) January 17, 2016

Hours after arriving on campus, the Houston (Texas) Summer Creek tight end committed to the Illini.

The 6-foot-5, 215-pound tight end gives Illinois a big, athletic target at a need position.

Easterling's Evaluation:

Holcombe is an explosive pass-catching tight end who can both line up at the end of the line of scrimmage, or flex out as more of a wide receiver. He gets off of the line quickly at the snap, which helps him gain an early advantage over linebackers and safeties.

Holcombe has good hands and is surprisingly shifty and evasive in space for his size. Not much of a blocker at this point, he will need to add weight to handle the physicality of college football in the Big Ten, but Holcombe has the frame to carry much more lean weight.

Holcombe will give Illinois a receiving threat over the middle of the field, somewhere they have struggled mightily the last couple of years. He presents a matchup difficulty for linebackers, and can occupy a safety, freeing up the run game somewhat and creating more one-on-one matchups on the perimeter.

Scout's analysis: \"There is plenty to like with Holcombe. For one, he has a large frame that will allow the coaching staff to work it to best suit the needs of the team. He could bulk and be more of the true tight end, but his skills set will allow him to play more of a role than just in the trenches. He is a match up nightmare. He has great ball skills and body control to put himself in position to catch passes while completely sealing off the DB or the LB.\"

","skipOnMobile":true,"skipOnMobileReason":"Unsupported Markup","unsupportedMarkup":"iframe","media":[{"id":"MzAsODIyODMy","name":"Remaining Illini Recruiting Needs","description":"Signing Day is in three weeks. What are the Illini's biggest remaining wants and needs?","externalId":"822832","caption":"Remaining Illini Recruiting Needs","mediaType":"video","mediaCategory":"Video","height":0,"width":0,"hasThumb":false,"hasMediumThumb":false,"suppressForGallery":false,"isActive":true,"nodes":[],"tags":["illini"],"uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsODIyODMy","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.com/pictures/475563","publishDate":"2016-01-13T15:42:38.004205Z","lastModifiedDate":"2016-04-28T18:10:13.858252Z","durationMilliseconds":96000,"videoSources":[{"id":653231,"name":"HLS v3","videoId":475564,"uri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_5ae79e9d61e041598fc600f0421d78e6.m3u8"},{"id":653230,"name":"240p","videoId":475564,"uri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/240p_5ae79e9d61e041598fc600f0421d78e6.webm","width":426,"height":238},{"id":653229,"name":"360p","videoId":475564,"uri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/360p_5ae79e9d61e041598fc600f0421d78e6.webm","width":640,"height":360},{"id":653228,"name":"480p","videoId":475564,"uri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/480p_5ae79e9d61e041598fc600f0421d78e6.webm","width":854,"height":480},{"id":653227,"name":"720p","videoId":475564,"uri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/720p_5ae79e9d61e041598fc600f0421d78e6.webm","width":1280,"height":720},{"id":653226,"name":"1080p","videoId":475564,"uri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/1080p_5ae79e9d61e041598fc600f0421d78e6.webm","width":1280,"height":720},{"id":653225,"name":"240p","videoId":475564,"uri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/240p_5ae79e9d61e041598fc600f0421d78e6.mp4","width":426,"height":238},{"id":653224,"name":"360p","videoId":475564,"uri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/360p_5ae79e9d61e041598fc600f0421d78e6.mp4","width":640,"height":360},{"id":653223,"name":"480p","videoId":475564,"uri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/480p_5ae79e9d61e041598fc600f0421d78e6.mp4","width":854,"height":480},{"id":653222,"name":"720p","videoId":475564,"uri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/720p_5ae79e9d61e041598fc600f0421d78e6.mp4","width":1280,"height":720},{"id":653188,"name":"1080p","videoId":475564,"uri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/1080p_9d325ac2bcf65376f26c568046ff8233.mp4","width":1280,"height":720}],"mediaSource":"BedRocket","boxxSpringPropertyId":"30"}],"dateOverride":"2016-01-16T17:20:30-08:00","authorOverride":"Ryan Easterling","role":"Recruiting Reporter","isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2016/01/12/ZarrianHolcombe.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"c8afac9d-c9ba-4a1e-a59a-6b3db7fff057","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/01/12/ZarrianHolcombe.jpg","title":"Zarrian Holcombe","alt":"","focalPointX":50,"focalPointY":35,"width":600,"height":338},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"c8afac9d-c9ba-4a1e-a59a-6b3db7fff057","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/01/12/ZarrianHolcombe.jpg","title":"Zarrian Holcombe","alt":"","focalPointX":50,"focalPointY":35,"width":600,"height":338},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/2016/02/01/Easterling%20Headshot.jpg","tags":[{"id":"9867","name":"Illinois - Football"},{"id":"413","name":"Illinois"},{"id":"299","name":"HS Texas"}],"nodes":["8337414","680","2154"],"isActive":true,"inActiveAndMemberHasPublishRights":false,"createdOn":"2016-01-16T17:24:30-08:00","createdById":"-1","modifiedOn":"2016-01-16T18:36:15-08:00","modifiedBy":"-1","imgs":[],"viewStats":[{"from":"2016-01-16T17:00:00","to":"2016-01-16T18:00:00","count":180},{"from":"2016-01-16T18:00:00","to":"2016-01-16T19:00:00","count":150},{"from":"2016-01-16T19:00:00","to":"2016-01-16T20:00:00","count":130},{"from":"2016-01-16T20:00:00","to":"2016-01-16T21:00:00","count":80},{"from":"2016-01-16T21:00:00","to":"2016-01-16T22:00:00","count":120},{"from":"2016-01-16T22:00:00","to":"2016-01-16T23:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-16T23:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T00:00:00","count":20},{"from":"2016-01-17T04:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T05:00:00","count":30},{"from":"2016-01-17T05:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T06:00:00","count":50},{"from":"2016-01-17T06:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T07:00:00","count":50},{"from":"2016-01-17T07:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T08:00:00","count":40},{"from":"2016-01-17T08:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T09:00:00","count":30},{"from":"2016-01-17T09:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T10:00:00","count":30},{"from":"2016-01-17T10:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T11:00:00","count":30},{"from":"2016-01-17T14:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T15:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-17T15:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T16:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-17T16:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T17:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-17T17:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T18:00:00","count":20},{"from":"2016-01-17T19:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T20:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-17T21:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T22:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-17T22:00:00","to":"2016-01-17T23:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-18T04:00:00","to":"2016-01-18T05:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-18T06:00:00","to":"2016-01-18T07:00:00","count":20},{"from":"2016-01-18T17:00:00","to":"2016-01-18T18:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-18T20:00:00","to":"2016-01-18T21:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-19T06:00:00","to":"2016-01-19T07:00:00","count":30},{"from":"2016-01-19T12:00:00","to":"2016-01-19T13:00:00","count":20},{"from":"2016-01-19T14:00:00","to":"2016-01-19T15:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-20T16:00:00","to":"2016-01-20T17:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-20T20:00:00","to":"2016-01-20T21:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-21T03:00:00","to":"2016-01-21T04:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-24T17:00:00","to":"2016-01-24T18:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-25T06:00:00","to":"2016-01-25T07:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-26T00:00:00","to":"2016-01-26T01:00:00","count":20},{"from":"2016-01-27T13:00:00","to":"2016-01-27T14:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-01-29T00:00:00","to":"2016-01-29T01:00:00","count":10},{"from":"2016-02-06T08:00:00","to":"2016-02-06T09:00:00","count":4},{"from":"2016-02-08T00:00:00","to":"2016-02-08T01:00:00","count":4},{"from":"2016-02-10T14:00:00","to":"2016-02-10T15:00:00","count":8},{"from":"2016-04-25T20:00:00","to":"2016-04-25T21:00:00","count":4}],"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsODIyODMy","hasVideo":true,"brandUnsafe":false,"breakingNews":true},"editorsChoice":{"siteUrls":["http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1735895-db-lb-james-knight-commits-to-illini","http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1741647-illini-football-trending-meter-jan-2017","http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1746757-rapid-recap-purdue-91-illinois-68","http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1746808-inquirer-tv-urgent-need-for-urgency","http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1746394-illini-offer-a-big-one-for-california-db","http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1746795-groce-some-guys-did-compete"],"networkUrls":["http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/story/1745508-sec-recruiting-notebook","http://www.scout.com/story/1742840-nfl-draft-declaration-tracker","http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey/story/1746337-top-100-stadium-experiences-of-2016","http://www.scout.com/nfl/packers/story/1746322-clutch-situations-bring-out-packers-best"],"pinnedStory":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/story/1745324-scout-s-road-to-national-signing-day-hq","topRibbonWidgets":["http://illinois.scout.com/topic/players?type=videos&start=0&category=%22Football%20Recruiting%22&classYear=%222015%22&mediaTag=%22Spotlight%20Video%22&minimumInterest=%22Verbal%22&team=%22Illinois%22"],"carouselStoryUrls":["http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1746757-rapid-recap-purdue-91-illinois-68","http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1746808-inquirer-tv-urgent-need-for-urgency","http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1746795-groce-some-guys-did-compete","http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1746794-mav-embarrassing-to-get-beat-like-we-did","http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1746811-hill-i-just-think-it-s-pride"],"storyStreamUrls":[],"storyStreamBlacklistUrls":[],"videoStories":[{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1746757","siteId":"169","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"illinois","canonicalUrl":"http://illinois.scout.com/story/1746757-rapid-recap-purdue-91-illinois-68","shortUrl":"http://illinois.scout.com/story/1746757-rapid-recap-purdue-91-illinois-68","siteName":"Illini Inquirer","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Illinois","title":"Rapid Recap: Purdue 91, Illinois 68","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Rapid Recap: Purdue 91, Illinois 68","caption":"","deck":"Illini blown out in third straight road game following another terrible start","dateOverride":"2017-01-17T18:00:00-08:00","authorOverride":"Jeremy Werner","role":"Publisher, IlliniInquirer.com","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2017/01/17/USATSI_9816457%20%281%29.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"66e98c51-893c-4fad-a6a2-a8a9b7439a6e","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/01/17/USATSI_9816457%20%281%29.jpg","title":"Malcolm Hill","alt":"","credit":"USA Toay // Sandra Dukes","focalPointX":53,"focalPointY":40,"width":3300,"height":2550},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"66e98c51-893c-4fad-a6a2-a8a9b7439a6e","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/01/17/USATSI_9816457%20%281%29.jpg","title":"Malcolm Hill","alt":"","credit":"USA Toay // Sandra Dukes","focalPointX":53,"focalPointY":40,"width":3300,"height":2550},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/avatar/ScoutMug_0.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":false,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDA5ODQyNjE","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsNDA5ODQyNjE","name":"Groce: 'Some guys did compete'","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDA5ODQyNjE","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/2327707","externalId":"40984261","publishDate":"2017-01-18T02:55:53.765883Z","durationMilliseconds":731000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_ccc36cbde26bddf0993d7f5eeadf41fd.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"Groce: 'Some guys did compete'"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":true},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1746808","siteId":"169","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"illinois","canonicalUrl":"http://illinois.scout.com/story/1746808-inquirer-tv-urgent-need-for-urgency","shortUrl":"http://illinois.scout.com/story/1746808-inquirer-tv-urgent-need-for-urgency","siteName":"Illini Inquirer","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Illinois","title":"Inquirer TV: Urgent need for urgency","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Inquirer TV: Urgent need for urgency","caption":"","deck":"Jeremy Werner and Derek Piper discuss a 91-68 loss at Purdue, John Groce's need for answers for this team and the path ahead","dateOverride":"2017-01-17T19:26:36-08:00","authorOverride":"Jeremy Werner","role":"Publisher, IlliniInquirer.com","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public","mainImage":{"uuid":"debe40af-4a98-4da3-b503-e624b232cad0","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/01/17/4k4AAAAAAAA1.jpg","title":"","alt":"","width":640,"height":360},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"debe40af-4a98-4da3-b503-e624b232cad0","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/01/17/4k4AAAAAAAA1.jpg","title":"","alt":"","width":640,"height":360},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/avatar/ScoutMug_0.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":false,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDA5ODQzMDE","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsNDA5ODQzMDE","name":"Inquirer TV: Urgent need for urgency","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDA5ODQzMDE","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/2327896","externalId":"40984301","publishDate":"2017-01-18T03:26:28.098125Z","tags":[],"height":0,"width":0,"caption":"Inquirer TV: Urgent need for urgency"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1746794","siteId":"169","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"illinois","canonicalUrl":"http://illinois.scout.com/story/1746794-mav-embarrassing-to-get-beat-like-we-did","shortUrl":"http://illinois.scout.com/story/1746794-mav-embarrassing-to-get-beat-like-we-did","siteName":"Illini Inquirer","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Illinois","title":"Mav: 'Embarrassing to get beat like we did'","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Mav: 'Embarrassing to get beat like we did'","caption":"","deck":"Illini senior center Maverick Morgan discusses a 91-68 loss at Purdue","dateOverride":"2017-01-17T19:00:17-08:00","authorOverride":"Jeremy Werner","role":"Publisher, IlliniInquirer.com","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public","mainImage":{"uuid":"901fb7b2-411e-4e76-9ef2-c1d079171d3f","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/01/17/3k4AAAAAAAA1.jpg","title":"","alt":"","width":640,"height":360},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"901fb7b2-411e-4e76-9ef2-c1d079171d3f","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/01/17/3k4AAAAAAAA1.jpg","title":"","alt":"","width":640,"height":360},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/avatar/ScoutMug_0.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":false,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDA5ODQyNjM","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsNDA5ODQyNjM","name":"Mav: 'Embarrassing to get beat like we did'","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDA5ODQyNjM","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/2327723","externalId":"40984263","publishDate":"2017-01-18T02:57:17.283178Z","durationMilliseconds":162000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/1080p_69a650ef8b611c03ee7f03b8849badfc.mp4","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"Mav: 'Embarrassing to get beat like we did'"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1746811","siteId":"169","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"illinois","canonicalUrl":"http://illinois.scout.com/story/1746811-hill-i-just-think-it-s-pride","shortUrl":"http://illinois.scout.com/story/1746811-hill-i-just-think-it-s-pride","siteName":"Illini Inquirer","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Illinois","title":"Hill: 'I just think it's pride'","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Hill: 'I just think it's pride'","caption":"","deck":"Illini senior Malcolm Hill talks after 91-68 loss at Purdue on Tuesday night.","dateOverride":"2017-01-17T19:30:33-08:00","authorOverride":"Derek Piper","role":"Lead Basketball Reporter","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2017/01/17/Hill%201-17-17.png","mainImage":{"uuid":"180be4f5-564e-4d18-b1c1-9881a64d006d","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/01/17/Hill%201-17-17.png","title":"Malcolm Hill","alt":"","focalPointX":56,"focalPointY":44,"width":800,"height":450},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"180be4f5-564e-4d18-b1c1-9881a64d006d","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/01/17/Hill%201-17-17.png","title":"Malcolm Hill","alt":"","focalPointX":56,"focalPointY":44,"width":800,"height":450},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/2016/06/05/Derek%205.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":false,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDA5ODQzMTE","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsNDA5ODQzMTE","name":"Hill: 'I just think it's pride'","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDA5ODQzMTE","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/2327936","externalId":"40984311","publishDate":"2017-01-18T03:32:11.137049Z","tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/1080p_8db52d5a2174ddc267bd2ac381201bb9.mp4","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"Hill: 'I just think it's pride'"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1746412","siteId":"169","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"illinois","siteFolder":"/college/illinois","canonicalUrl":"http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1746412-preview-illinois-at-no-21-purdue","shortUrl":"http://illinois.scout.com/story/1746412-preview-illinois-at-no-21-purdue","siteName":"Illini Inquirer","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Illinois","title":"PREVIEW: Illinois at No. 21 Purdue","subtitle":"","seotitle":"PREVIEW: Illinois at No. 21 Purdue","caption":"","deck":"Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper previews Illinois' trip to No. 21 Purdue on Tuesday.","dateOverride":"2017-01-17T11:30:02-08:00","authorOverride":"Derek Piper","role":"Lead Basketball Reporter","isActive":true,"isPremium":true,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2017/01/16/Caleb%20Swanigan%202.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"f85c3b31-3c78-4e6f-8543-d0248a021282","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/01/16/Caleb%20Swanigan%202.jpg","title":"Caleb Swanigan","alt":"","focalPointX":54,"focalPointY":44,"width":656,"height":369},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"f85c3b31-3c78-4e6f-8543-d0248a021282","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/01/16/Caleb%20Swanigan%202.jpg","title":"Caleb Swanigan","alt":"","focalPointX":54,"focalPointY":44,"width":656,"height":369},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/2016/06/05/Derek%205.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":false,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDA5NzUxNzM","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsNDA5NzUxNzM","name":"Pre-Purdue: Illini G Tracy Abrams","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDA5NzUxNzM","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/2318612","externalId":"40975173","publishDate":"2017-01-16T19:01:51.190043Z","durationMilliseconds":197000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_35a4b275fa6d948397fd901b0618238b.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"Pre-Purdue: Illini G Tracy Abrams"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false}]},"noteConfiguration":[{"id":"4","containerType":"TrendingForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":2,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"0","containerType":"StorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"1","containerType":"ForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"2","containerType":"AdUnit","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"3","containerType":"TrendingStorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],"flags":[{"id":"show-club-activation-text","rule":"_.contains(['133', '138', '154', '155', '156'], siteId)"},{"id":"forums-editors-choice","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"facebook-signin","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"hide-clock","rule":"Date.now() >= new Date('2/4/2015')"},{"id":"proxy-api","rule":"true"},{"id":"disable-autoplay","rule":"(typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'FrontPage' && [204, 143, 8, 73, 196, 194].indexOf(+siteId) == -1) || typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'MessageBoard'"},{"id":"forum-comments","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"one-domain","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"warrior-tv","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"outbrain","rule":"!_.contains(['532'], siteId)"},{"id":"block-ad-970x91-top","rule":"_.contains(['ForumTopics', 'Lobby', 'ForumTopicNew - new', 'ForumTopicNew - reply', 'ForumPrivateMailbox', 'ForumPrivateMessage', 'ForumPrivateMailboxSendTo', 'ForumPrivateMailboxReply'], viewType)"},{"id":"imgx-compression","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"include-addthis","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"vote-forums","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-embed-tool","rule":"screen == 'Desktop'"},{"id":"block-ads","rule":"_.contains(['333'], siteId)"},{"id":"block-ad-1x1","rule":"[143, 73, 75, 537, 532, 78, 12, 15, 540, 570, 156, 194, 238, 333, 14, 518, 106, 43, 10, 454, 334, 239, 6, 335, 44, 336, 165, 337, 455, 368, 512, 338, 166, 45, 340, 428, 341, 46, 148, 132, 342, 456, 429, 457, 430, 458, 167, 420, 47, 343, 459, 460, 168, 445, 546, 446, 16, 431, 164, 517, 433, 432, 135, 543, 241, 140, 130, 449, 219, 215, 205, 169, 461, 170, 462, 8, 171, 172, 173, 344, 48, 434, 345, 107, 347, 17, 415, 108, 174, 435, 350, 13, 348, 162, 175, 349, 176, 177, 136, 19, 463, 240, 204, 351, 203, 242, 464, 178, 564, 352, 465, 353, 179, 109, 354, 145, 146, 181, 515, 128, 182, 157, 210, 141, 425, 180, 444, 355, 436, 183, 438, 443, 439, 437, 356, 199, 513, 440, 357, 466, 184, 467, 358, 359, 18, 185, 187, 360, 186, 7, 110, 514, 511, 188, 361, 363, 202, 362, 364, 339, 346, 86, 365, 208, 366, 510, 189, 441, 190, 516, 191, 192, 147, 137, 468, 226, 159, 469, 193, 367, 442].indexOf(+siteId) == -1"},{"id":"forum-lobby-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [538, 532, 541].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"premium-annual-member-check","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"story-card-video","rule":"typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'MessageBoard'"},{"id":"carousel-forum-lobby","rule":"!_.contains(['541'], siteId)"},{"id":"scout-widget-mobile","rule":"true"},{"id":"editors-choice","rule":"siteId != 542"},{"id":"new-recruiting-hq","rule":"true"},{"id":"use-classic-forums-link","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"show-theme-classic-new-switch","rule":"[6,7,8,10,12,13,14,15,17,18,19,21,24,25,37,43,44,45,46,47,48,61,62,63,64,65,66,68,69,70,73,75,77,78,86,87,93,101,102,106,107,108,109,110,112,113,114,115,116,117,118,119,120,121,122,123,124,126,127,128,130,131,132,133,135,136,137,138,140,141,142,143,145,146,147,148,149,153,154,155,156,157,159,161,162,163,164,165,166,167,168,169,170,171,172,173,174,175,177,178,179,180,181,183,184,185,186,187,188,189,190,191,192,193,194,196,197,199,201,202,203,204,205,207,208,210,215,220,222,224,225,226,228,230,232,234,235,236,238,239,240,241,242,243,244,245,246,248,249,250,251,252,254,255,256,258,259,260,261,262,263,264,265,266,267,268,269,270,271,272,273,274,275,276,277,279,280,281,282,283,284,285,286,287,288,289,290,291,292,293,294,296,297,298,300,301,302,303,304,305,306,307,308,310,311,312,313,314,315,317,318,320,321,322,323,325,326,327,328,329,330,331,332,333,334,335,336,337,338,339,340,341,342,343,344,345,346,347,348,349,350,351,352,353,354,355,356,357,358,359,361,362,363,364,365,366,367,368,369,370,374,376,379,380,381,382,383,384,385,386,387,388,389,390,391,392,393,394,395,396,397,398,399,400,401,402,403,404,405,406,407,408,409,410,411,412,413,414,415,419,420,425,428,429,430,431,432,433,434,435,436,437,438,439,440,441,442,443,444,445,446,449,451,452,454,455,456,457,458,459,460,461,462,463,464,465,466,467,469,473,508,510,511,512,513,514,515,516,517,518,521,522,526,527,528,529,530,531,532,533,534,535,536,537,538,540,541,543,544,545,546,547,548,549,550,551,552,553,554,555,556,557,558,559,560,561,562,563,565,567].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"outbrain-footer","rule":"_.contains(['Lobby', 'ForumTopics', 'ForumThread', 'ForumThread - Message', 'ForumThread - ScrollTarget'], viewType) && _.contains(['Desktop', 'Tablet', 'Phone'], screen)"},{"id":"avery-strong","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"new-nav-cider-network-menu","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"enable-autoplay-carousel","rule":"(typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && _.contains(['FrontPage', 'MessageBoard'], pagetype) && screen == 'Desktop' && [6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 78, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 573, 576].indexOf(+siteId) > -1)"},{"id":"updatebar","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [143, 73, 194, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 86, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 128, 132, 135, 136, 137, 140, 141, 145, 146, 147, 148, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 199, 202, 203, 204, 205, 208, 215, 219, 226, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 333, 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348, 349, 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367, 368, 420, 428, 429, 431, 433, 435, 436, 441, 444, 445, 446, 458, 461, 462, 463, 465, 466, 467, 468, 510, 511, 512, 515, 518, 543, 564].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"spotlight-videos-stories-as-photo","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"home-stream","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"auto-editors-choice","rule":"(Math.random() < 0.2 || siteId == '143') && siteId != '78'"},{"id":"block-ad-970x91","rule":"!_.contains(['156', '537'], siteId)"},{"id":"editable-network-menu","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-finder-widget-force-spotlight","rule":"true"},{"id":"new-player-detail","rule":"true"},{"id":"player-quick-view","rule":"true"},{"id":"search-forums","rule":"true"},{"id":"search-news","rule":"true"},{"id":"story-bottom-share","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-finder-video","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"autoplay-toggle","rule":"[6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 78, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 571, 573, 576, 577].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"forum-board-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [538, 541].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"homepage-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [538, 541].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"spotlight-videos-stories","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"player-detail-tags","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"top-ribbon-widget","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"new-story-page","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"debug-cors","rule":"email == 'genebarrier@gmail.com'"},{"id":"update-avatar","rule":"true"},{"id":"video-only-carousel","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"autoplay-mute","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"upload-photos-enabled","rule":"[224].indexOf(+siteId) > -1","ruleBool":true,"sites":["7","8","14","15","16","18","46","109","145","146","162","168","175","177","179","181","204","215","224","355"]},{"id":"player-list-view-2","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"partitioned-forums-index","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"app-promo-interstitial","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"forum-instertial-ads","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"user-events","rule":"0.25","ruleFloat":0.25,"chance":0.25,"enabled":false},{"id":"merlin","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"homestream-native-ad","rule":"!_.contains(['143','73','77','537', '570'], siteId)"},{"id":"upload-videos-enabled","rule":"[224].indexOf(+siteId) > -1","ruleBool":false,"sites":["224"]},{"id":"block-ad-970x91-superleaderboard-top","rule":"[571,572,570,204,73,196,8,194,143,155,567,197,545,77,168,171,219,48,107,17,175,146,183,188,110,190,148,532,243,25,61,62,112,127,75,541,537,565,551,14,106,43,334,239,44,336,165,338,166,341,46,342,430,167,47,16,164,135,140,215,169,170,172,173,174,13,162,176,136,19,240,178,109,145,181,128,182,157,141,180,199,357,184,358,359,18,185,187,360,186,7,12,365,510,189,191,192,566,147,137,468,193,153,138,154,538,126,123,149,101,113,115,63,125,64,65,66,68,69,70,120,71,156,551,530,177,15,6, 454].indexOf(+siteId) === -1"},{"id":"enable-autoplay-story","rule":"typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && _.contains(['StoryPage'], pagetype) && screen == 'Desktop'"},{"id":"forums-story-and-video-icons","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"disable-get-story-threads","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"march-madness","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"get-verb-player-search","rule":"true"},{"id":"national-video-link","rule":"true"},{"id":"premium-user","rule":"!!isPM"},{"id":"double-native-ads","rule":"!_.contains(['143','73','77','537', '570'], siteId)"},{"id":"topic-quick-reply","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"story-native-ad","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"new-sidebar","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topstory","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"new-login","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topstory-first-slot","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"story-bottom-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 86, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 130, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 355, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 571, 573, 576, 577].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"}],"menu":{"key":"3784","name":"Site 169 Menu","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"3785","name":"Forums\n","url":"","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"3787","name":"Forums List\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/forums?s=[SiteID]","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3788","name":"Premium Fan Forum\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/forums/1095-premium-fan-forum?s=[SiteID]","weight":2275,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3789","name":"Hoops Fan Forum\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/forums/2616-hoops-fan-forum?s=[SiteID]","weight":2276,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3790","name":"Football Fan Forum\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/forums/2617-football-fan-forum?s=[SiteID]","weight":2277,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3791","name":"Help/Ref Forum\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/forums/2622-help-reference-test?s=[SiteID]","weight":2278,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"13962","name":"Football\n","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"13963","name":"Stories\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/news?type=stories&sortBy=Date&site=[DomainName]&tag=[FOOTBALLNAME]%20-%20Football","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"13964","name":"Roster\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=8&c=2&nid=[FOOTBALLID]&yr=[YR_CFB_ROSTER]","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"13965","name":"Schedule\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/blip/fbschedule","weight":10,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"13966","name":"Team Stats\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=13747","weight":15,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"15073","name":"Stadium","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey/stadium/447-memorial-stadium-illinois-fighting-illini","weight":900,"external":true,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"3793","name":"FB Recruiting\n","url":"","weight":10,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"3794","name":"Prospects\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-prospects","weight":2281,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3795","name":"Visits\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-visits","weight":2282,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3796","name":"Commits\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-commits?minimumInterest=SoftVerbal","weight":2283,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3797","name":"Team Rankings\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&c=14&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING_TM_RANK]","weight":2284,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3798","name":"State Rankings\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/story/1696363-scout-2017-rankings-directory?s=[SiteID]","weight":2285,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3799","name":"Eligibility\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&c=16&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING_ELIG]","weight":2286,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"13287","name":"Basketball\n","weight":15,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"13288","name":"Stories\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/news?type=stories&sortBy=Date&site=[DomainName]&tag=[MBASKETBALLNAME]%20-%20Basketball","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"13289","name":"Roster\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=8&c=2&nid=[MBASKETBALLID]&yr=[YR_NCB_ROSTER]","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"13290","name":"Schedule\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/blip/bbschedule","weight":10,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"13291","name":"Team Stats\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=13754","weight":15,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"15140","name":"Arena","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey/stadium/781-state-farm-center-illinois-fighting-illini","weight":900,"external":true,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"3801","name":"BK Recruiting\n","url":"","weight":20,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"3802","name":"Prospects\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/[YR_NCB_RECRUITING]-basketball-prospects?team=[MBASKETBALLNAME]","weight":2289,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3803","name":"Visits\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/[YR_NCB_RECRUITING]-basketball-visits?team=[MBASKETBALLNAME]","weight":2290,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3804","name":"Commits\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/[YR_NCB_RECRUITING]-basketball-commits?team=[MBASKETBALLNAME]","weight":2291,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3805","name":"Team Rankings\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&cfg=bb&c=14&yr=[YR_NCB_RECRUITING_TM_RANK]","weight":2292,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3806","name":"Eligibility\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&c=16&cfg=bb&yr=[YR_NCB_RECRUITING_ELIG]","weight":2293,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"3808","name":"News\n","url":"","weight":25,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"3809","name":"All\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/news?type=stories&start=0&sortBy=Date&site=[DomainName]","weight":2296,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3810","name":"Football\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/news?type=stories&sortBy=Date&site=[DomainName]&tag=[FOOTBALLNAME]%20-%20Football","weight":2297,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3811","name":"FB Recruiting\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/topic/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-prospects?type=stories","weight":2298,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3812","name":"Basketball\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/news?type=stories&sortBy=Date&site=[DomainName]&tag=[MBASKETBALLNAME]%20-%20Basketball","weight":2299,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"3813","name":"BK Recruiting\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/topic/[YR_NCB_RECRUITING]-basketball-prospects?type=stories","weight":2300,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12795","name":"Upcoming Events","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/blip/upcoming-events","weight":9999,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"12241","name":"Shop","url":"http://scout.fanatics.com/COLLEGE_Illinois_Fighting_Illini/?utm_source=scoutcom_nav&utm_medium=bm_referral&utm_term=kw--scout_NAV|cpn--no_coupon|offer--no_offer","weight":100,"external":true,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"9052","name":"Tickets\n","url":"http://tickets.[NETWORKHOST]/[SITEALIAS]-tickets?sid=[SUBDOMAIN]","weight":9999997,"external":true,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"14622","name":"Gift\n","url":"https://secure.scout.com/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=23608","weight":9999999,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"siteId":"169"},"networkMenu":{"key":"11863","name":"Network Menu","weight":-10,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11864","name":"NCAA","url":"","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11881","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12395","name":"Network - NCAA - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"ncaa"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11882","name":"NCAA Football HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11883","name":"FB Recruiting","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11884","name":"NCAA Basketball HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11885","name":"BK Recruiting","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11886","name":"Tailgating","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12740","name":"Stadiums","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey/ncaa-football-stadiums?sortBy=rating","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":6,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":0,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11865","name":"NFL","url":"","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11878","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12396","name":"Network - NFL - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"nfl"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11877","name":"NFL HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11887","name":"Draft Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/nfl/[YR_NFL_DRAFT]-nfl-draft-rankings","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11888","name":"Fantasy","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11889","name":"Tailgating","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12741","name":"Stadiums","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey/nfl-stadiums","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":1,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11866","name":"MLB","url":"","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11891","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12397","name":"Network - MLB - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"mlb"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11890","name":"MLB HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11892","name":"Transactions","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/rumors/","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11893","name":"Scouting","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/scouting/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11894","name":"Top Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/a.z?s=243&p=9&c=12&nid=287&lnid=287&pid=88&yr=[YR_MLB_DRAFT]","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12742","name":"Stadiums","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey/mlb-stadiums","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":2,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11867","name":"Recruiting","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11896","name":"FB Recruiting HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11897","name":"FB Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-prospects","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11898","name":"FB Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-commits","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11899","name":"FB Team Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/a.z?s=73&p=9&c=14&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11900","name":"JC Football","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12430","name":"JUCO Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-prospects?league=JUCO","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12431","name":"JUCO Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-commits?league=JUCO","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12432","name":"JUCO Visits","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-visits?league=JUCO","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11902","name":"BK Recruiting HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11903","name":"BK Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-basketball-prospects","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":6,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11904","name":"BK Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-basketball-commits","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":7,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11905","name":"BK Team Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/a.z?s=75&p=9&c=14&cfg=bb&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":8,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12423","name":"High School Sports","url":"http://www.scout.com/high-school/blip/front","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":9,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":3,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11868","name":"More Sports","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11879","name":"NBA","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12399","name":"Network - More Sports - NBA - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"nba"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11880","name":"Golf","url":"http://www.scout.com/golf/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12718","name":"Stadium Journey","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey","weight":3,"external":false,"description":"The authority for stadium reviews, rankings, and ratings.","sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12533","name":"Cleveland Sports","url":"http://www.scout.com/cleveland-sports","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":4,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11869","name":"Fantasy","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12406","name":"Rankings","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12433","name":"2016 Top 200","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-rankings","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12407","name":"QB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-quarterback-rankings","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12408","name":"RB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-running-back-rankings","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12409","name":"WR Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-wide-receiver-rankings","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12410","name":"TE Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-tight-end-rankings","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12411","name":"K Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-kicker-rankings","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12412","name":"DEF Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-defense-rankings","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12413","name":"DL Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-defensive-lineman-rankings","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12414","name":"LB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-linebacker-rankings","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12415","name":"DB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-defensive-back-rankings","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11876","name":"Fantasy HQ","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12400","name":"Tools","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12403","name":"Depth Charts","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/depth-charts.cfm","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12402","name":"Bye Weeks","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/byeweeks.cfm","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12401","name":"All Tools","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/story/1554317","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12404","name":"Strength of Schedule","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/strength_of_schedule.cfm","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12405","name":"Mock Draft Simulator","url":"http://fantasymockdraft.scout.com/simulator/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12416","name":"Daily Fantasy","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/news?type=stories&sortBy=Date&site=ScoutFantasy.com&query=DFS","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12417","name":"Forums","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/forums","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12418","name":"Play","url":"http://www.playscoutfantasy.com/lobby.php","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12419","name":"Join","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/story/1557795-join-us-at-scout-fantasy","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":6,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":5,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11870","name":"Military","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":true,"children":[{"key":"11913","name":"Warrior","url":"http://www.scout.com/military/warrior/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"The latest news and tech from the field of combat.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/warrior.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11914","name":"Sniper's Hide","url":"http://www.scout.com/military/snipers-hide/","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"The #1 source of information for the world of long-range shooting and precision marksmanship.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/snipershide.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11917","name":"Deadliest Blogger","url":"http://www.scout.com/military/deadliest-blogger/","weight":4,"external":false,"description":"Military history from ancient battles to modern warfare.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/04/26/deadliestblogger.png","index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":6,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11872","name":"Fishing","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11921","name":"North American Fisherman","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/fishing/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"Fishing news and video from NAF.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/04/26/fisherman.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11922","name":"Wired2Fish","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/wired2fish","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"Gear reviews, guides, and how-to videos for serious anglers.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/wired2fish_1.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12546","name":"Fishhound","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/fishhound/","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"Tracking all things fishing...all the time.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/08/08/fishhound_tile.png","index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11924","name":"Fishulo","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/fishulo","weight":3,"external":false,"description":"Where to go and what to use to catch more fish in Canada.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/02/01/fishulo_gold.png","index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11980","name":"YakFishTV","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/kayak-fishing/","weight":5,"external":false,"description":"Showing the world what kayak fishing is all about.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/01/02/YakFishTV%20Icon.png","index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":7,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11871","name":"Hunting","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11918","name":"North American Hunter","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/hunting/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"Hunting news, video, and gear reviews from NAH.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/hunter_square_v2.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11919","name":"The Buck Advisors","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/whitetail-deer/","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"Expert advice for whitetail deer hunters.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/hunting_generic.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":8,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11873","name":"Living","weight":10,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11927","name":"Gear","url":"http://www.scout.com/gear/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"News and reviews on the hottest gear, fastest cars, and latest tech.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/gear2.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11928","name":"Build","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/build","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"Gear reviews and how-to guides for the handyman.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/handy.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11931","name":"Tailgate","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"Recipes, games, and guides for American's fastest-growing sport.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/tailgater.png","index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12719","name":"Stadium Journey","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"The authority for stadium reviews, rankings, and ratings.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/04/30/icon.png","index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11930","name":"Garden","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/gardening/","weight":3,"external":false,"description":"Tips and tricks for landscaping and lawn care.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/gardening.png","index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11929","name":"Cook","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/cooking/","weight":4,"external":false,"description":"Recipes and tutorial videos.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/cooking.png","index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":9,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"12398","name":"Membership","url":"http://www.scout.com/membership","weight":11,"external":true,"sectionHead":true,"index":10,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11874","name":"Tickets","url":"http://tickets.scout.com/","weight":12,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":11,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11875","name":"App","url":"https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scout.com/id969228328","weight":13,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":12,"menu":"primary","isActive":false}]},"taxonomyInfo":{"id":"413","name":"Illinois","description":"","weight":0,"vocabulary":"scout","classificationNodes":[680,405],"forumIds":[405,1095,2616,2617,2618,2619,3823,2621,2622,2623,2620],"parentIds":["412"],"ancestorIds":["413","412","5"],"descendantIds":["9868","413","9867"],"mobile":true,"mobileType":"DoubleLevel","siteIds":["169"],"sites":[{"id":"169","name":"illinois (s=169)","domainName":"IlliniInquirer.com","description":"

Powered by Illini Inquirer

\n","smallLogo":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/illinois_fighting_illini.png","appDfpHierarchy":"299643/ScoutApp/Sports/College/illinois/","siteDfpHierarchy":"299643/Scout.com/Sports/College/illinois/","siteBrand":"Illini Inquirer"}]},"noteConfigMap":[["TrendingForumSubThread",{"id":"4","containerType":"TrendingForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":2,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["StorySummary",{"id":"0","containerType":"StorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["ForumSubThread",{"id":"1","containerType":"ForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["AdUnit",{"id":"2","containerType":"AdUnit","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["TrendingStorySummary",{"id":"3","containerType":"TrendingStorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}]]}; var nyneveErrors = []; if (console && console.error) { try { var errors = nyneveErrors; for (var i=0; i < errors.length; i++) { var error = errors[i]; console.error('Nyneve Request Error: ', error); } } catch (e) { console.error('JSON parse error. Nyneve Request Errors.', e); } }