Illini Football Recruiting Lounge: Aug. 16

Illini Inquirer publisher Jeremy Werner provides buzz on Illini football recruiting, including Boyd's impact, the latest on Oladipo and Green, a look at the Illini recruiting board and biggest gets and toughest misses so far for Lovie.

The Illini Recruiting Lounge is a new feature for This staff works really hard to provide as much information as possible to you diehard Illini fans to basically give you as close of an "inside look" as possible into Illini football and basketball recruiting. Basically, we want you to feel like you're right there, "in the recruiting lounge" per se.

We hope this feature gives an even closer look into the worlds of Illini football and basketball recruiting. Today, we'll focus on Illini football recruiting, which is gaining some momentum this month.

More details of what's inside this edition Illini Recruiting Lounge:

  • More reaction/analysis to Larry Boyd's commitment
  • The latest on upcoming decisions for Olalere Oladipo and Carmoni Green
  • A check back on the Illini recruiting board
  • Lovie Smith recruiting vs. Tim Beckman recruiting
  • Biggest gets/toughest misses so far for Lovie
  • Another in-state prospect to watch this fall
  • Plus, much more!


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