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Louisville Football Recruiting: Brandon Lee Visits Illinois

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2014 outside linebacker Brandon Lee unofficially visited the Illinois Fighting Illini on March 2nd.

Lee has offers from eight teams. The teams to have offered at him include: Louisville, Ball State, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Iowa State, North Carolina State, and Purdue.

It is projected that Lee is heavily interested in the Louisville Cardinals.

Also, he has not received offers, but is receiving interest from Cincinnati, Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn State, and Wisconsin.

Lee is a 6’3″, 215 pound outside linebacker from Indianapolis, Indiana. He is currently a junior at Lawrence Central High School.

The Lawrence Central Bears made it to the state championship game of the Class 5A Indiana State Playoffs. It was in that championship game where the Bears beat Snider High School, 39-14, for the 2012 Class 5A State Championship.

For Illinois, Lee is being recruited by defensive coordinator, Tim Banks. He is also being recruited by Vance Bedford of Louisville, Joey Lynch of Ball State, Kevin Wilson of Indiana, Eric Johnson of Iowa, Eddie Faulkner of North Carolina State, Don Landholm of Purdue, Dennis Springer of Northwestern, Mike Elston of Notre Dame, and Mike Vrabel of Ohio State.

The four-star recruit is currently ranked 2nd in the state of Indiana and 24th among outside linebackers by 247Sports.

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