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Recruiting Lounge: Big showcase weekend ahead for Illini football (Sept. 6)

Illini Inquirer publisher Jeremy Werner provides the latest Illini football recruiting buzz, including details on a huge weekend showcase with North Carolina coming to town

The Illini Recruiting Lounge is an exclusive, premium feature at The Inquirer  staff works really hard to provide as much information as possible to you die-hard 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, which is hoping to create more recruiting buzz this weekend as it hosts ACC contender North Carolina on Saturday night.

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

  • Details on a big recruiting weekend as Illini host UNC in primetime
  • Quotes and confidence meter on WR D.J. Edwards and OL Howard Watkins
  • The Illini's interest in Ohio running back Ra'Von Bonner
  • The 2018 prospects in the Illini's hyperfocus right now
  • Prospects committed elsewhere who the Illini may try to flip before Signing Day
  • Speculating on possible grad transfer quarterback options
  • Plus, much more!


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