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Scheelhaase Eager To Finalize Decision

Nathan Scheelhaase (Scout)

Coaching changes can sometimes have a negative impact on a school's recruiting. Assistant coaches develop relationships with their prospects. If they leave for other schools, those prospects may be upset and look elsewhere also. But not Nathan Scheelhaase. The outstanding quarterback from Kansas City is 100% committed to Illinois and looking forward to his college career.

Nathan Scheelhaase committed to Illinois late last summer, when Mike Locksley was offensive coordinator and quarterback coach. But he never wavered when Locksley took the head coaching job at New Mexico. "We kind of knew Locks would at one time or another get a head coaching job somewhere. So it didn't come as a big surprise. Obviously, I would have liked to have him. Coach Locks is a great...

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