May 7, 2007

Early decision for corner?

Illinois' decision to extend an early offer to 5-foot-10, 170-pound West Orange (NJ) Seton Hall Prep defensive back Grant Mayes apparently made quite the impression.

Despite Mayes' early remarks, Illinois will need to fight to grab him out of a state that numerous other schools frequently recruit in very hard.

Schools that could be close to offering include Temple, Michigan State, Syracuse, Rutgers, Boston College and Maryland.

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