The Illini might have found a solution to a frontcourt full of question marks.
Phillips junior three-star ranked inside linebacker Amani Jones (6-foot-0, 215 pounds)
Illinois forward Austin Colbert is no longer with the program and will transfer, head coach John Groce announced Wednesday.
Former Illini guard Aaron Cosby will finish his college career in his home state.
The Illini will be without their top wide receiver when the season starts this fall.
The team announced Wednesday that Mike Dudek suffered a torn ACL and could be out until October.