National Signing Day: Local recruits

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National Signing Day: Local recruits

Updated at 5:44 p.m.

List compiled by YourSeason.com
Air Force: AJ Bilyeu, QB, Bartlett; Carl Miller, LB, Stevenson; Jimmy Pelnarsh, DL, Morris; Dion Starnes, DB, BremenArmy: Lance Baggett, LB, Chicago Academy; Evan Finnane, DL, St. EdwardAugustana: Austin Lewis, DL, BataviaBall State: DaeShaun Hurley, DB, JulianButler: Malcolm Weaver, QB, Loyola; Zach Wolfe, TE, LockportCarthage: Stewart Cunningham, LB, De La SalleCentral Michigan: Ron Coluzzi, K Naperville North; Brandon Greer, DB, Mount Carmel; Lance Sanders, DL, Leo; Martez Walker, RB, Brother RiceCentral Missouri State: Diaron Rhodes, DB, Bolingbrook; Tevin Teamer, DB, BolingbrookConcordia (Minn.): Mike Marks, DL, Naperville NorthCornell: Brent Jones, DL, Naperville North; Ben Rogers, WR, GenevaDartmouth: Will McNamara, LB, St. RitaDavidson: Tyler Hickey, WR, GenevaDayton: Robert Delaney, OL, Loyola; Michael Scott Jr., DL, LoyolaDrake: Al Hern, OL, Lincoln-Way East; Kaz Zyks, DB, JacobsEastern Illinois: Jim Lowery, OL, Montini; Ryan Meyer, DB, Marist; Anthony Taylor, WR, MontiniEastern Michigan: Cole Gardner, TE, Batavia; Jake Hurcombe, OL, Stevenson; Pat OConnor, DL, St. RitaFlorida: Antonio Morrison, LB, BolingbrookGrand Valley State: Mike Parker, DE, LibertyvilleHarvard: Matt Koran, LB, Joliet WestIllinois: Rob Bain, OL, Bolingbrook; BJ Bello, DB, Lincoln-Way West; Jason Robertson, WR, Lincoln-Way East; Vontrell Williams, DL, Mount CarmelIllinois State: Andre Allen, LB, Bolingbrook; CJ Irvin, OL, Manteno; Dan Pawlak, OL, Lakes; Blake Winkler, QB, Lincoln-Way EastIllinois Wesleyan: Sam Styler, DB, LibertyvilleIndiana: Tevin Coleman, RB, Oak Forest; Dan Feeney, OL, SandburgIndiana State: Nick Dachota, OL, St. Rita; Alec Lyons, DL, Batavia; Joel Magrum, DL, Lincoln-Way East; Tyler Mellecker, K, Waubonsie Valley; Robert Tonyan, QB, McHenry; Phillip Wilson, DB, BolingbrookIowa: Faith Ekakitie, DL, Lake Forest Academy; Maurice Fleming, DB, Curie; Jaleel Johnson, DL, Montini; Ryan Ward, OL, ProvidenceIowa Western: Matt Solner, DL, Lincoln-Way EastMcKendree: Jeruel Taylor, RB, Marian CatholicMiami (Ohio): Ryan Callen, OL, Hinsdale CentralMinnesota: Jack Lynn, LB, Lake ZurichMinnesota State: Nick Pieruccini, QB, Notre Dame; Alec Vesper, DL, MinookaNavy: David Reisner, K, South ElginNebraska: Jordan Westerkamp, WR, MontiniNew Mexico: Anthony Messina, LB, Addison TrailNorth Central: Noel Gaspari, QB, BataviaNorth Dakota: Ryan Bartels, QB, Sycamore; Kevin Bayer, RB, Lincoln-Way East; Luke Mathewson, TEDE, LibertyvilleNorth Dakota State: Dee Gray, WR. Waubonsie ValleyNorthern Illinois: Brian Canoy, DL, St. Patrick; Ladell Fleming, LB, Julian; Conner Gavin, DB, Notre Dame; Michael Ippolito, DL, Neuqua Valley; Mario Jones, DL, Hubbard; Desroy Maxwell, TE, Amundsen; Perez Ford, RB, Romeoville; Scott Taylor, OL, Marian Central; Matt Williams, QB, GenevaNorthern Michigan: Evan Bishop, LB, Jacobs; Anthony Harris, DL, BolingbrookNotre Dame: Scott Daly, C, Downers SouthNorthwestern: Joseph Jones, DB, Plano; Malin Jones, RB, Joliet Catholic; Troy Sheppard, DB, Providence; Dan Vitale, RB, Wheaton Warrenville SouthNorthwest Missouri State: Josh Falk, DE, Joliet CatholicOhio State: Tommy Schutt, DL, Glenbard WestOklahoma: David Smith, RB, BremenRipon: Chris Weaver, OL, Waubonsie ValleyRobert Morris: Matt Frolik, DE, Joliet Catholic; Dillon Sandberg, OL, Libertyville; Tyler Starke, RB, Lincoln-Way EastSaint Francis: Nick Collofello, DL, Joliet Catholic; Mike Passo, LB, Joliet CatholicSaint Josephs (Ind.): Greg Gordon, DL, Bolingbrook; Brandon Wright, WR, De La SalleSaint Olaf: Griffin Baumeister, OL, LoyolaSaint Xavier: Nick Cemeno, DL, Providence; Jake Jankowski, OL, Joliet CatholicSouth Dakota State: Charles Elmore, DB, St. Rita; Mitch Vejvoda, TE, ProvidenceSoutheast Missouri State: Jon Slania, OL, South ElginSouthern Illinois: Leonard Garron, LB, Evanston; Maciej Kozlowksi, OL, Jacobs; David Meyerhoff, OL, Naperville North; Shawn Mitchell, WR, Rich Central; Billy Reed, WR, Lockport; Ryan West, QB, OswegoStanford: Johnny Caspers, OL, Glenbard WestToledo: Phillip Martin, DL, Kenwood; Chase Murdock, LB, Barrington; Paul Perschon, OL, ConantTulsa: Sam Retzky, K, Notre DameWestern Illinois: Tristan Humbles, DE, Notre Dame; Kyle Krull, LB, Lemont; Chris Lisenby, TE, De La Salle; Mike Love, OL, Andrew; Scott Simpson, TE, Neuqua Valley; Brad Uher, LB, LemontWestern Michigan: Charles Barth, OL, Providence; Mikhail Dubose, DL, Hubbard; Anthony Maddie, QB, Aurora Christian; Nick Roach, OL, Mount CarmelWinona State: Collin Corcoran, LB, Prairie Ridge; Jordan Kos, RB, Carmel; Nic Margiotta, TE, Prairie Ridge; Mike Partyka, LB, Bartlett; Paul Preston, RB, Maine SouthWisconsin: Dan Voltz, OL, BarringtonWisconsin-Platteville: Jimmy Delaney, DB, Waubonsie Valley; Tony Leon, WR, Naperville North; Zack McCabe, DL, Waubonsie Valley; Zach Steele, DL, Waubonsie Valley; Tommy Wooten, LB, Waubonsie Valley

DePaul basketball program on the rise after landing 5-star recruit Tyger Campbell

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DePaul basketball program on the rise after landing 5-star recruit Tyger Campbell

DePaul hoops received a huge boost this week as five-star recruit Tyger Campbell committed to the university.

The elite point guard recruit out of La Lumiere, will join the Class of 2018, choosing DePaul over schools like Michigan State, Illinois and Memphis.

"I like DePaul and honestly my coach (Shane Heirman) just went there and we have a great connection and he's always had my back," Campbell told Scout.com. "I like [DePaul] coach Dave Leitao, too. I like his program and he's an intelligent guy.

"Mainly what I like about the school is I want to help bring it back. I love Chicago; it's a great city. I want to bring the city a college back to cheer for."

Campbell also said the Blue Demons' new Wintrust Arena at McCormick Place Event Center, which is slated to open this fall, is a big draw for him.

The Blue Demons are a combined 18-45 the last two seasons and hasven't had a winning season since 2006-07 when they went 20-14 and made the NIT Quarterfinals.

The program last made the NCAA Tournament in 2003-04 during Leitao's first stint as the team's head coach.

Northern Illinois adds running back Fotis Kokosioulis

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Northern Illinois adds running back Fotis Kokosioulis

Northern Illinois University added it's fourth known verbal commitment today in its growing Class of 2018.

Maine South junior running back Fotis Kokosioulis (5-foot-8, 165 pounds) added an offer from the Huskies on Tuesday after making a spring practice visit, and today he gave head coach Rod Carey his verbal commitment.

"I chose NIU because it's been a school that I've liked for awhile now," Kokosioulis said moments ago. "I like the facilities at NIU, the stadium and everything else they have to offer. I also really like all the coaches at NIU. I felt that even if I got more offers I would've still chose NIU over other schools. I know that there are bigger school and programs but I feel that I just fit in well at NIU, so I committed."

Kokosioulis, who was an All-State performer for the Class 8A state champion Maine South Hawks in 2016, is now the fourth known in-state verbal commitment for Rod Carey and the Huskies and the fifth known commitment overall. Kokosioulis joins Andrew defensive end Mike DeHaan, Plainfield East defensive end Jack Sullivan and Danville tight end Julian Pearl in the NIU Huskies in-state Class of 2018.