Tim Beckman’s strong recruiting class just got even stronger today when linebacker Reggie Spearman committed to Illinois.
Chicago Simeon linebacker Reggie Spearman is rated on Rivals as the #29 in the nation at OLB, and the #12 overall player in the state of Illinois. The 3-star LB is listed at 6’2″ 219 with a 4.65 40-yard dash. He chose the Illini over offers from schools such as Houston, Indiana, and Minnesota.
Spearman makes the 17th commitment for Coach Beckman’s first true recruiting class, and the first LB commitment in the class.
Illinois’ commit list as of 8/7 according to Rivals:
- Aaron Bailey- QB- 4-star, #5 dual threat QB, #5 state of Illinois, #142 overall
- Dillan Cazley- CB- 3-star, #55 CB, #19 state of Illinois
- Jesse Chadwell- OL- 2-star
- Jarrod Clements- DE- 3-star, #19 DE, #21 state of Ohio
- Reon Dawson- ATH- 3-star, #56 state of Ohio
- Caleb Day- ATH- 4-star, #9 ATH, #13 state of Ohio, #186 overall
- Christian DiLauro- TE- 3-star
- Bryce Douglas- DT- NR
- Kendrick Foster- RB- 3-star, #28 state of Illinois
- Kenton Gibbs- DT- 3-star, #34 DT, #11 state of Michigan
- Merrick Jackson- DT- 3-star, #22 state of Illinois
- Joshua Jones- S- 3-star, #38 S, #17 state of Michigan
- Darwyn Kelly- S- 3-star, #5 in Washington D.C.
- Darius Mosely- CB- 3-star, #31 CB, #10 state of Illinois
- Austin Schmidt- OL- 2-star
- Dawuane Smoot- DE- 3-star, #53 state of Ohio