DE Owen Carney plans Illini official visit

Miami Central defensive end, Illini priority closing in on a decision

Three-star defensive end Owen Carney told Illini Inquirer he will take an official visit to Illinois on the weekend of Dec. 9.

The Miami Central senior reiterated on Thursday that he plans to early enroll at his college of choice for the spring semester.

Carney, who holds more than 20 power-five offers, took an official visit to Maryland in December.

Carney and teammates Carmoni Green and Kywan Smith took a three-day unofficial visit to Illini in July. Green committed to Illinois in August but has taken visits elsewhere. Carney said Green will accompany him for an official visit to Illinois on Dec. 9.

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