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Football Recruiting: Vontae Diggs Visits Illinois

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2014 outside linebacker Vontae Diggs attended the Illinois Fighting Illini’s Junior Day on March 9th. This was his third trip to Champaign as he attended the team’s Junior Day on January 26th and unofficially visited Illinois on March 2nd.

The only team to offer at Diggs so far is the Toledo Rockets.

Although, he has not received offers, but is receiving interest from the Illinois Fighting Illini, the Indiana Hoosiers, theMichigan Wolverines, and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Vontae Diggs is a 6’4″, 200 pound outside linebacker from Downers Grove, Illinois.

He is currently a junior at Downers Grove North High School.

The Downers Grove North Trojans made it to the quarterfinals of the Class 7A Illinois State Playoffs. However, they lost to Benet Academy, 24-26.

As a junior in 2012, Diggs recorded sixteen tackles-for-loss and six sacks.

For Illinois, he is being recruited by linebacker coach, Mike Ward. He is also being recruited by Mark Hagen of Indiana, and Louis Ayeni of Toledo.

The three-star recruit is currently ranked 28th in the state of Illinois and 60th among outside linebackers by 247Sports.

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