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This past fall, Murdock caught 49 passes for 770 yards and 13 touchdowns.

Mansfield (Texas) Legacy receiver Marchie Murdock has committed to Illinois, a source close to the situation tells 247Sports.

Besides the Illini, the 6-foot-1, 165-pound Murdock held offers from Colorado State, Navy and San Diego State.

Murdock is the 25th commit for Illinois in the class-of-2013.

This past fall, Murdock caught 49 passes for 770 yards and 13 touchdowns. As a junior he had 33 receptions for 465 yards and five scores.

Murdock was recruited by Illini assistant coach Billy Gonzales.

Click here for a full list of the Illini's commitments.

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