Illinois Football Recruiting: Marchie Murdock Commits to Illinois

The Illinois Fighting Illini picked up another commitment this weekend. 2013 three-star wide receiver Marchie Murdock decided that he wants to play his college ball at Illinois next year. He choose the Illini over offers from Colorado State, Navy, and San Diego State.

Murdock is a 6’0″, 180 pound wide receiver from Mansfield, Texas. He played his high school ball at Mansfield Legacy High School. Murdock caught 49 passes for 770 yards and 13 touchdowns during his senior season at Mansfield Legacy.

He runs a 4.78 40-yard dash, a 4.50 20-yard shuttle, and has a 33.3 vertical jump. (Source: ESPN)

Murdock is ranked 258th in the state of Texas and 202nd among wide receivers by 247Sports.

He will be another nice addition for the Illinois Fighting Illini. In the Big Ten during 2012, Illinois’ offense was ranked 12th in total offense (272.1 yards per game) and 11th in passing offense (152.8 yards per game).

The Fighting Illini have 26 commitments from the class of 2013.

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Topics: Football, Illinois Fighing Illini, Marchie Murdock, Recruiting

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