At this point, the Fighting Illini basketball team is bringing in only one new player for next year, point guard Michael Orris. But there may be more help on the way in the person of Devin Langford. The Alabama product is redshirting due to multiple injuries this year, but his skill level and long-term potential are excellent.
February 3, 2012
Better late than never. Versatile Alabama basketball star Devin Langford arrived on the Illini campus later than his fellow freshmen this summer. But he is beginning to acclimate to his new team and new environment. Langford may be the most intriguing new Illini as his unique skill set for his size lends itself to several positions.
July 16, 2011
The Fighting Illini basketball team added two new signees to its team Wednesday as Devin Langford and Sam Maniscalco made their decisions official. There was no uncertainty, no last second drama as both were committed for some time now. But it was a chance for Illini Coach Bruce Weber to share his thoughts on his new players.
April 13, 2011
Devin Langford has been the fifth commitment for the Illini 2011 Class since December, but this is the first week he can make it official. He is the lone prospect outside of the state in this class and a wing the Illini staff likes. He is excited finally to make his commitment official.
April 12, 2011
It is finally official. Huntsville, Alabama, combo guard Devin Langford confirmed today what he has been saying for awhile now. He is committed to attend the University of Illinois on a basketball scholarship. The Illini have one of the top ten recruiting classes in the country enrolling next fall, one player for each of the five positions.
December 16, 2010