Illinois football gets second commit of the day


Austin Yattoni

Illinois head football coach Lovie Smith talks to reporters during Media Day at Memorial Stadium on August 14.

By Cole Henke, Staff writer

Three-star defensive end Olalere Oladipo committed to Illinois football Thursday.

Oladipo chose Illinois over Penn State and Indiana.

Oladipo is about to start his final season at Huntley High School in Huntley, Illinois.

He was the Illini’s second commitment of the day, joining four-star wide receiver Carmoni Green in the Illini ranks. Oladipo is considered one of the best players in the state of Illinois, ranked No. 13, according to


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