The Daily Double is set
Simeon football star Martez Wilson committed to Illinois at a press conference at the South Side school Thursday evening.
It ended the recruitment of the 6-4, 233-pounder who played defensive end, linebacker and wide receiver for the Wolverines.
Wilson is the state's top-rated football prospect while classmate Derrick Rose is Illinois' top-rated basketball player. Rose signed with Memphis in November.
One observation on Illinois landing Wilson after earlier getting a verbal from the nation's top-rated receiver Arrelious Benn of Wasahington D.C. ---
This is the jackpot like the one the Bears hit in 1965 when they drafted Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers