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Teko Powell Shares Why He Selected Illini

New Fighting Illini football coach Tim Beckman received good news today when Miami defensive tackle Teko Powell committed to the program. The Illini are in need of depth along the defensive line, and Powell has the skills to help early in his career. He is excited to be joining the program.

Teko Powell made his college decision official today, notifying the Illinois coaches he will sign with them in February. He explains his reasoning. "They have everything I'm looking for. They have my major, Electrical Engineering. Everything seems right there." New Illini head coach Tim Beckman left no doubt in Powell's mind he was pleased with the decision. "I talked to him earlier today...

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