December 11, 2006

Weekend visit for Brooks

6-foot-1, 237-pound Germantown (Md.) Seneca Valley standout Jourdon Brooks just recently showed up on the recruiting radar for Illinois. Brooks ability to fill a number of positions on the football field is an attractive feature to most coaches.

"I played mostly fullback, running back, defensive end, and linebacker this year," Brooks said. "I think I'll probably end up playing running back in college though."

Four teams remain on Brooks' list. So who made the cut?

"Syracuse, Tennessee, Illinois, and Rutgers are the ones I'm the most interested in," Brooks said. "I also had offers from Michigan State, Oklahoma, UConn, Temple, and a few other schools. I'm not really favoring anybody. They're all sort of tied right now."

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