McGrew Makes The Call For Illini

Stilwell (Kan.) Blue Valley linebacker Henry McGrew committed to Illinois, his father George confirmed with 247Sports.

The 6-foot-3, 227-pound McGrew chose the Illini over offers from Iowa State, Kansas, Idaho and Toledo.

"I love everything about Illinois and feel in my heart that it is the place I want to be," the younger McCrea said.

As a junior, McGrew registered 109 tackles including six for loss and five sacks. He visited the Champaign campus on June 5.

McGrew becomes commit No. 6 for Tim Beckman and his staff in the class-of-2014, and the and the second linebacker, joining Rice Lake (Wis.) High's Austin Roberts.

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