"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
“In my opinion, Illinois might have a little catching up to do, because Purdue and Michigan were in on him early,” Kleinschmidt said. “I think Illinois, they have to make a push because he’s about 40 miles from campus.”
"At this time we're just taking it slow," Bluiett said. "I think official visits for juniors start in January, so I definitely want to experience that. I've always wanted to be on an official visit, so we might experience that first, then after that start narrowing and start talking about it."