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The ever-changing hunt: the evolution of college football recruitment

Illinois football players sing Alma Mater with the Fighting Illini following Illinois' 27-25 win over Middle Tennessee State on Sept. 26. Front and center in the photo is Gabe Megginson (72), Illinois' highest-ranked recruit last season.

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer

February 1, 2016

John Holecek fulfilled a lifelong dream when he committed to play football at the University of Illinois in 1991. Holecek was a three-sport athlete at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, and received offers to play football from multiple Big Ten schools. Now an IHSA ...

Letter: Balanced views desired

September 2, 2004

It will be a wonder if this letter is not suppressed and ever makes it to print. I was reading the opinions section of the Wednesday DI and was greatly disturbed by how, of seven editorials and letters, all seven were of the left wing. And the left-right ratio is quite commonly greater than 50 perce...