To the Illini!

Aaron Bailey said that he might wait until the end of the summer to make a decision. His decision might have waited until a few weeks in his senior season as well to take a couple of visits. All of those thoughts went out the window though tonight when he made his decision.

Aaron Bailey has made his college decision. Bailey, a 6-foot-2 and 225-pound signal-caller from Bolingbrook (Ill.) is staying close to home.

"To all, this is "O", Aaron's dad from Bolingbrook," the text message read announcing Bailey's commitment. "Aaron just verbally committed to Illinois!"

Bailey was holding offers from schools such as Nebraska, Arizona, Boston College, Colorado State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Wisconsin and Ole Miss among others.

Bailey is rated as a four-star recruit by and is listed as the No. 6 quarterback in the nation.

Bryan Munson has worked with Big Red Report for nine years covering recruiting and football and has covered Nebraska recruiting for 11 years. His work can also be seen in's SuperPrep Magazine.
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