"I got back today," defensive back Tyjuan Jones said of his official visit to Illinois. "It went great."
"They have a nice academic program. And the players stick with each other. It's like one family."
"Purdue is still recruiting me. But I won't visit there. I'm staying with Illinois."
The 6-foot-3 and 205 pound Jones, from Trotwood (Ohio) Madison, intercepted four passes during his senior season. He played both strong safety and outside linebacker.