Marcus Arnold to Transfer to Illinois

With the second summer school session starting at Illinois on Monday, IlliniBoard.com decided it would be time to do some investigative journlism. <br><br> Read more in this update to find out how IlliniBoard.com figured out Marcus Arnold was transferring to Illinois. <br><br> <i>Updated @ 12:44 PM</i>

With a simple search utilizing the University of Illinois people search, IlliniBoard.com discovered a person named "Marcus Jerome Arnold" enrolled at Illinois.

Rumors have been around since Arnold decided to transfer from Illinois State, that Illinois would be his eventual destination. Mark Tupper said in his column today that a decision was close for the Illinois State transfer.

The Champaign News Gazette ran an article this morning on their web site, confirming the status of Arnold transferring from Illinois State to Illinois. An official announcement has not been made as of this time, but there is no doubt that Arnold will be attending Illinois and will suit up in the Orange & Blue at the start of the 2005-2006 season.

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