We're taking snapshots of each position group with every Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive backs. Illinois: The secondary returns mostly intact from 2013, as Illinois returns starters at both cornerback spots (V'Angelo Bentley and Eaton Spence), as well as Zane Petty, who started the final seven games at free safety.
about 1295 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Three-star wide receiver Ian Thomas (Reisterstown, Md./Franklin) has signed a letter of intent with Rutgers. Thomas took an official visit to Notre Dame (Sept. 2) and also had offers from Auburn, Boston College, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Duke, Iowa, Marshall, Maryland, Michigan State, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Southern Miss, Temple, Vanderbilt, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Ian Thomas liked what he saw in Iowa. "Everything went well," the three-star receiver from Reistertown (Md.) Franklin said about his official visit to Iowa City. "I really liked how genuine the staff and players were.
about 2068 days ago | Dave Hooker | NCF On The Trail
Ian Thomas is close to ending his recruitment but doesn't know exactly when that will happen. "I'm not 100-percent sure," the three-star receiver from Reistertown (Md.) Franklin said of when he'll announce his decision.
about 2081 days ago | Dave Hooker | On The Trail: East Region
Ian Thomas is set to visit Vanderbilt this weekend with plenty of questions. "I want to see the game atmosphere, talk to some players, talk to some coaches and see what kind of vibe I get from the university," the receiver from Reisterstown (Md.
about 2141 days ago | Dave Hooker | On The Trail: East Region