April 12, 2007

Excited to be an Illini

It seems like everyone has weighed in on the Quinton Watkins commitment to Illinois except the young man himself, but late Wednesday night we finally got to hear from the 2007 guard.

Watkins, the No. 88 player in the Rivals150, is the fourth member of the 2007 Illinois recruiting class. He joins the No. 64 6-foot-3 guard Demetri McCamey, No. 114 7-foot Center Mike Tisdale, and 6-foot-9 star forward Bill Cole. Watkins is excited to get to know the other new guys and play alongside McCamey, with whom he has become a manic text messager.

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