December 27, 2006

Down to two

Illini fans remain optimistic the recent string of high profile recruits committing to play football for Illinois will extend into early January. That's when 5-foot-11, 223-pound Chicago Hubbard running back Robert Hughes plans to announce his school of choice.

Hughes finalists, Illinois and Notre Dame, are currently deadlocked for his commitment. Hughes commented on the positives both programs offer.

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