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Illini Legacy Earns UI Offer, Commits On Spot

The long wait is finally over. Bryce Douglas, defensive tackle son of former Fighting Illini basketball star Bruce Douglas, performed well enough at camp today to earn a scholarship offer. He accepted immediately. Douglas was hoping for the offer, so there was no reason to hesitate once the offer was made by head coach Tim Beckman.

His mother was crying tears of joy. His dad was trying to hide his extreme pleasure seeing his son follow his footsteps to his alma mater. Bryce Douglas, son of former Illinois all-timer Bruce Douglas, earned a scholarship offer from the Illini today and accepted immediately. "It's great, and I'm accepting it no matter what. It's a great opportunity. My dad went here, my mom went here. I...

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