Illini Football Recruiting Lounge: Aug. 26

Illini Inquirer publisher Jeremy Werner provides the latest analysis and details on Illini football recruiting, including measuring the progress of the 2017 class, five targets in the focus and possible transfer targets.

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. Illinois has had a red-hot August and is now changing its focus a bit on the 2017 class.

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

  • Measuring the Illini's progress in the Class of 2017
  • Five targets Illini have honed their focus on
  • A key trait Illinois is adding to its roster
  • Two Illini targets who may be dragging their feet for too long
  • Recruiting board reset
  • Looking at JUCOs and transfers?
  • Plus, much more!


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