So how does the State of Illinois Football Class of 2014 grade? Overall, this looks to be a very solid class.
National Signing Day kicked off early Wednesday morning and CSNChicago.com has coverage throughout the day from many of the top college football programs in the area.
Once Notre Dame offered a scholarship to Montini Catholic 2014 linebacker Nile Sykes (6-foot-1, 219 pounds) in mid-November, it was for the most part a done deal.
The place to be on Wednesday night was the Core 6 Athletes banquet, held at Carlisle Banquet in Lombard, as several Chicagoland college recruiters attended the event.