Illinois Football Recruiting: Parrker Westphal Visits Northwestern

2014 cornerback Parrker Westphal unofficially visited the Northwestern Wildcats on March 1st.

Westphal has offers from fourteen teams. These teams include: Michigan, Cincinnati, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan State, Nebraska, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Purdue, and West Virgina.

Jan 01, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Northwestern Wildcats head coach Pat Fitzgerald before the game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the Gator Bowl at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

He has not received offers, but is receiving interest from Alabama, Duke, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Maimi (FL), Minnesota, North Carolina State, and Tennessee.

Westphal is a 6’0″, 186 pound cornerback from Bolingbrook, Illinois. He is currently a junior at Bolingbrook High School.

Bolingbrook made it to the Class 8A Illinois State Playoffs. They lost to Neuqua Valley, 33-44, in their second round game.

As a junior in 2012, Westphal recorded 51 tackles, four tackles-for-loss, three interceptions, four forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery.

For Illinois, Westphal is being recruited by offensive line coach, Luke Butkus. He is also being recruited by Bryant Young of Florida, Lester Erb of Iowa, Jeff Hecklinski of Michigan, Dan Roushar of Michigan State, Chuck Martin of Notre Dame, Mike Vrabel of Ohio State, and Bill Bedenbaugh of West Virginia.

The four-star recruit is currently ranked 6th in the state of Illinois, 14th among cornerbacks, and 171st nationally among 2014 high school recruits by 247Sports.

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Topics: Football, Illinois Fighting Illini, Northwestern Wildcats, Parrker Westphal, Recruiting

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