Illini offer in-state QB Cam Thomas

Illini extend scholarship offer to Marian Catholic quarterback Cam Thomas

Illinois has extended a scholarship offer to Marian Catholic (Ill.) quarterback Cam Thomas, the dual-threat quarterback told on Thursday.

The Illini are the first power-five conference team to extend a scholarship offer to the 2017 signal caller.

Thomas participated in the The Opening Regional in Addison, Ill., on Saturday (watch highlights of him throwing in the video above) and received the highest athletic testing rating among participating quarterbacks. He ran a 4.65 40-yard dash in blustery conditions. caught up with Thomas -- who also is receiving interest from Iowa, Indiana, Minnesota and Purdue -- on Saturday. Watch the interview below.

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