National Signing Day: Local football recruits

All the local football recruits expected to sign with Division I and Illinois schools.

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Brother Rice running back Willie Shaw carries the football against Mount Carmel last season.

Brother Rice running back Willie Shaw, a Toledo recruit, carries the football against Mount Carmel last season.

Quinn Harris/For the Sun-Times

Local players expected to sign during the early period. Please send any corrections or additions to mobrien@suntimes.com

x-indicates players who left Illinois to play in other states this fall.

Air Force

Zach Myers, Evanston, DE

Arizona

Luke Eckardt, Richmond-Burton, OT

Matthew Weerts, Batavia, LB

Army

Jabril Williams, Joliet Catholic, CB

Darius Wilson, St. Laurence, QB

Ball State

Drayton Charlton-Perrin, Glenbrook North, TE

Drew Hughes, Nazareth, DE

Tanner Koziol, Nazareth, WR

Justin Morris, Vernon Hills, TE

Vaughn Pemberton, Loyola, RB

Jackson Wiegold, Vernon Hills, TE

Boston College

Lewis Bond, Kenwood, WR

Otto Hess, Oswego, OT

Dante Reynolds, Kenwood, WR

Bowling Green

Jamal Johnson, Lincoln-Way East, WR

Willie Jones, Phillips, S

Matt Kordas, Lincoln-Way East, S

Brown

x-Michael Bumpus, St. Francis, LB

Caleb Moorhead, Glenbard West, LB

Butler

Danny Orgler, Stevenson, LB

Central Michigan

Jonah Pace, Marengo, DE

Alec Palella, Bartlett, TE

Cincinnati

Will Pauling, Homewood-Flossmoor, WR

Malik Rainey, Bolingbrook, CB

Colgate

Michael Brescia, Hinsdale Central, QB

Columbia

Charlie Sessa, Hinsdale Central, TE

Cornell

Carmine Bastone, St. Charles North, DT

Dartmouth

Jackson Gerard, St. Francis, WR

Dayton

Ryan Whelan, Brother Rice, DE

Drake

Davion Cherwin. South Elgin, RB

Riley Dravet, Wheaton North, CB

Blake Ellingson, Libertyville, QB

Ian Ridge, Elk Grove, CB

Pat Strocchia III, Joliet Catholic, LB

Eastern Illinois

Liam Conaghan, Loyola, LB

Jeremy Gelino, Glenbard South, LB

Jason Moore, De La Salle, RB

Julian Patino. Mount Carmel, K

Al Pontrelli, Lemont, LB

Elijawah Tolbert, Hillcrest, LB

Jack Valente, Batavia, LS

Eastern Michigan

Carter Evans, Prairie Ridge, DE

Fordham

Tristan Wright, Curie, DE

Georgetown

Diandre Harris, Montini, CB

Myles Jones, Brother Rice, LB

Harvard

Malik Frederick, Conant, RB

Brandon Svets, Loyola, DE

Holy Cross

Jacob Petersen, Richmond-Burton, TE

Illinois

Zach Barlev, Plainfield East, OG

Josh Gesky, Manteno, OT

Josh Kreutz, Loyola, C

Illinois State

Sean Allen, Homewood-Flossmoor, RB

Jack Dwyer, Lake Zurich, S

Ryan Gudaitis, Hersey, OG

Tommy Rittenhouse, St. Francis, QB

Bodie Turner, St. Rita, OG

Indiana

Trent Howland, Joliet West, RB

Iowa

David Davidkov, New Trier, OT

Jeremiah Pittman, St. Viator, DE

Iowa State

Aidan Ralph, De La Salle, LB

Lafayette

x-Mark Gorbatenko, Barrington, DE

Lehigh

Jaden Holzman, Highland Park, LB

Louisville

Ben Perry, Mount Carmel, S

Miami (Ohio)

Deavion Pierce, Phillips, S

Michigan

x-J.J. McCarthy, Nazareth, QB

Tyler McLaurin, Bolingbrook, LB

Minnesota

Jameson Geers, Providence, TE

Cameron James, Simeon, OT

Athan Kaliakmanis, Antioch, QB

Dino Kaliakmanis, Antioch, WR

Mar’Keise Irving, Hillcrest, RB

Navy

Devean Washington, Joliet Catholic, CB

North Dakota

Malachi McNeal, Warren, LB

Northern Illinois

Ethan Hampton, Aurora Christian, QB

Mason Pierre-Antoine, Lincoln-Way East, WR

Brian Whitsey, Solorio, S

Trey Urwiler, Batavia, WR

Northern Iowa

Jackson Heeringa, Batavia, OT

Northwestern

Jackson Carsello, Glenbrook North, OG

Mac Uihlein, Lake Forest, LB

Mount Carmel’s Justin Lynch (1), a Temple recruit, runs the ball against Willowbrook.

Mount Carmel’s Justin Lynch (1), a Temple recruit, runs the ball against Willowbrook.

Kirsten Stickney/For the Sun-Times

Notre Dame

Pat Coogan, Marist, OT

Justin Walters, Bolingbrook, S

Oklahoma

Isaiah Coe, H-F/Iowa Western, DT

Princeton

Tommy Matheson, Warren, DE

Rutgers

Ryan Keeler, Nazareth, DE

San Jose State

Ryan Stewart, Lincoln-Way East, OT

Southern Illinois

Jalen Bates, Oak Park-River Forest, CB

St. Thomas

Ian Erickson, St. Charles North, OT

Syracuse

Enrique Cruz, Willowbrook, OT

Wes Hoeh, Glenbard West, OG

x-Landon Morris, Nazareth, TE

Temple

Justin Lynch, Mount Carmel, QB

Texas Christian

Sam Jackson, Naperville Central, QB

Toledo

Vontrell Chairse, Phillips, LB

Willie Shaw, Brother Rice, RB

Valparaiso

Jake Birmingham, Oak Park-River Forest, LB

Western Michigan

Naahlyee Bryant, Oak Park-River Forest, LB

Jaali Parker, Mount Carmel, S

Henry Wilson, St. Rita, WR

Aaron Wofford, St. Laurence, CB

Wisconsin

Bryan Sanborn, Lake Zurich, LB

Wyoming

Jovan Marsh, Marist, RB

Jack Walsh, Fremd, OG

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