Louis Nix couldve stayed home in Florida, content to play at a university where football would be his main focus.
Five Chicago area products are listed among the Top 100 players in the nation in the class of 2014, according to recruiting analyst Tom Lemming of CBS Sports Network.
Glenbard North coach Ryan Wilkens is building a case for Justin Jackson as the Player of the Year in Illinois.
"I wouldn't trade him for anybody," Wilkens said.
Nick Allegretti is the center on Lincoln-Way East's top-ranked football team, which means he is as anonymous as John Doe.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- There was no letdown, no signs of a trap, no heart-pounding finish, as there were in Waco and Eugene.