McDowell Grateful and Relieved With UI Offer

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The beauty of summer one-day camps is that it allows high school football prospects a chance to show college coaches what they can do. If they do well enough, a scholarship offer is in the cards. Hinsdale Central lineman Scott McDowell made a tremendous impression during his day in Champaign, and the Illini reciprocated with an offer.

Scott McDowell was a man on a mission. He came to Illinois for a one-day camp and was rewarded with a scholarship offer. He fared as well or better than any other offensive lineman over the two week period of camps. "I thought I did about as good as I could. There wasn't a lot of opportunity because there weren't many kids. But I learned what I needed to, and I showed them I was athletic and...

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