Simmie Cobbs, Vontae Diggs flip on college decision

Simmie Cobbs, Vontae Diggs flip on college decision
February 2, 2014, 2:30 pm
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With National Signing Day just a few days away, this weekend was the last chance colleges could make a last minute attempt to secure verbal commitments and two Chicagoland 2014 recruits have indeed flipped their college choices.

Oak Park-River Forest senior, three-star ranked athlete Simmie Cobbs (6-foot-4, 207 pounds) has pledged to Purdue, yet a weekend official visit to Indiana has changed his mind and will ink his Letter of Intent with the Hoosiers on Wednesday.

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"Indiana offered me as a wide receiver" Cobbs said moments ago. "It's always been my dream to play receiver in the Big Ten."

Downers Grove North senior three star ranked linebacker Vontae Diggs (6-foot-4, 200 pounds) was committed to Ball State, but Diggs has flipped his decision to UConn. Diggs visited the UConn campus last weekend and pointed towards the opportunity to play at the highest level in college.

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"UConn was just a great fit and they play at the highest level possible. It was very hard to tell Ball State no because they were my second offer and they have been with me for a while now. I just feel I'm making the best possible decision I can with UConn."