September 8, 2012; Columbia, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers defensive back Randy Ponder (7) during the second half at Faurot Field. The Missouri Tigers wore new uniforms for the game, including a special helmet design. The Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Missouri Tigers 41-20. Mandatory Credit: Dak Dillon-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Football Recruiting: North Carolina State and Missouri Offer Nic Weishar


2014 tight end Nic Weishar received offers from the North Carolina State Wolfpack and the Missouri Tigers on February 6th. This now brings his total number of offers to seventeen.

The other teams to have offered at him include: Notre Dame, Boston College, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Northwestern, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Ohio State, Purdue, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, and Wisconsin.

Out of these seventeen offers, it is projected that his favorite is the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Weishar is a 6’5″, 215 pound tight end from Chicago, Illinois. He is a junior at Marist High School on Chicago’s southside.

Marist made it to the Class 8A Illinois State Playoffs with an overall record of 8-2.

However, they suffered a shocking home playoff loss to Lyons Township, 28-34, in the first round.

As a junior in 2012, Weishar recorded 1,100 receiving yards on 89 catches with five touchdowns. He was named a Second Team All-American by 247 Sports on February 10th.

The four-star recruit is currently ranked 8th in the state of Illinois, 6th among tight ends, and 231st nationally among 2014 high school recruits by 247Sports.

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