Illini Football Recruiting Lounge: Jan. 6

The Illinois football staff is back in the office and gearing up for a huge final push before the Feb. 1 Signing Day. Illini Inquirer has the latest insight and buzz on the Illini's efforts and top targets.

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 focus on the final stretch before Signing Day for Illini football.

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

  • How the Illini staff spent the dead period and their preparations for final stretch
  • How the new three Big Ten coaches impact the conference and Illinois recruiting
  • Three questions for Black & Gold Illustrated's Nate Latsch about St. Louis and Mizzou
  • Scholarships remaining and what's left on the Illini wish list
  • The latest on 2018 recruiting efforts
  • The latest on Jeff Thomas and Rey Estes
  • The latest on JuCo recruiting efforts
  • And much more!


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