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Tough Loss Means Time for Plan B

Tough Loss Means Time for Plan B

Illinois lost a potential headliner when Jack Beneventi committed to Iowa. What the move at the quarterback position in the 2015 class?

The potential face of the 2015 Illinois recruiting class chose Iowa instead. Jack Beneventi, the top in-state underclassmen quarterback from Benet Academy (Lisle), picked the Hawkeyes over the Illini Thursday, another painful blow for a coaching staff desperately trying to close off the borders and secure Illinois talent. Missing out on the 6-foot-6, 200-pound signal caller hurts because: A... Recommended Stories

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