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2014 TOP ILLINOIS FOOTBALL RECRUITS
|1. Clifton Garrett||85||ILB||LSU|
|2. Nyles Morgan||84||ILB||Notre Dame|
|3. Jamarco Jones||84||OT||Ohio State|
|4. Parrker Westphal||83||CB||Northwestern|
|5. Kyron Watson||83||OLB||Kansas|
|6. Clayton Thorson||83||QB-PP||Northwestern|
|7. Dewayne Hendrix||83||DE||Tennessee|
|8. Ian Bunting||82||TE-H||Michigan|
|9. Brian Allen||82||OC||Michigan St.|
|10. Nic Weishar||82||TE-Y||Notre Dame|
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TOP 25 SCOREBOARD
7:15 PM ET Arkansas 1 Mississippi State 7:00 PM ET 3 Auburn 4 Ole Miss 7:30 PM ET Stanford 5 Oregon 3:30 PM ET 7 TCU 20 West Virginia 8:00 PM ET Oklahoma State 9 Kansas State 8:00 PM ET 10 Notre Dame Navy 3:30 PM ET Florida 11 Georgia 10:30 PM ET 12 Arizona 22 UCLA 4:00 PM ET Kansas 13 Baylor 11:00 PM ET 17 Utah 14 Arizona State 3:30 PM ET Purdue 15 Nebraska 8:00 PM ET Illinois 16 Ohio State 12:00 PM ET 18 Oklahoma Iowa State 12:00 PM ET 23 East Carolina Temple 12:00 PM ET 24 Duke Pittsburgh