The Illini Make Kevin Rogers' New List

Kevin Rogers is a 6-8 power forward from South Oak Cliff HS in Dallas, TX with tremendous upside to his game. Last night Illiniboard.Com spoke with the Rogers. Read here for the rest of the story.

Kevin Rogers is a four star recruit listed by He's a big strong left-handed kid that is very quick for his size - he's listed at 6-8, 220 pounds. Head Coach Bruce Weber and his staff recruited Rogers, but at the time Rogers listed a few other schools that had been going after him a little longer. Now all that's changed and the Illini are back in.

Speaking with Ms. Rhonda Rogers about her son, she feels her son will make the right choice in picking his college of choice. "We'll support him regardless of what school he picks and wherever it's located," said his mother. A story reported earlier on Illiniboard.Com indicated that Rogers had been offered a scholarship by Illinois.

"The Illinois coaching staff has been here to our home. They do a great job. Kevin really enjoyed what they had to say and offer," said Ms. Rogers. "This weekend he's taking his test so this weekend we will be home, but we haven't officially set anything up as of yet."

"So many people think my son has a leader. I don't want to speak for Kevin, but at this point we don't have one so we are listening to the coaches talk," Rhonda said.

The list for Rogers has changed from the likes of Arizona, North Carolina and Kansas to Baylor, Illinois, SMU and Texas A&M. But don't let that fool you - there's a good reason all those schools were calling Mr. Rogers.

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