Brock narrows list to seven: 'They're all tied'
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Brock narrows list to seven: 'They're all tied'

Jirehl Brock used Twitter to announce on Friday that he has narrowed the number of colleges he's interested in attending. "Want to thank all the coaches that have recruited me, but I am going to be focusing on these 7 schools. #blessed" the Quincy School running back wrote while posting a photo of himself with the logos of the seven schools -- Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Iowa State, Minnesota, Northwestern and Purdue.

Social media and recruiting: Players adjust to being in online spotlight
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Social media and recruiting: Players adjust to being in online spotlight

Jirehl Brock was surprised to hear someone yelling his name. The day after rushing for 260 yards and three touchdowns in a victory over Rock Island last September, the Quincy High School junior running back attended the University of Iowa's game against Penn State as part of the Hawkeyes' ongoing recruiting of Brock. He was on the Iowa sideline when a fan started hollering at him.

College notebook: QU's Daniels headed to law school, Polak on tear, Martin leads Maryville
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College notebook: QU's Daniels headed to law school, Polak on tear, Martin leads Maryville

T.J. Daniels knows football is just a means to an end, and his future lies in helping people. With that in mind, the senior linebacker had decided to forego his last year of eligibility with the Quincy University football team, graduate in May...

Improved run defense focus of QU spring practices
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Improved run defense focus of QU spring practices

QUINCY -- No gimmicks. It might be the unofficial motto of the Quincy University football team's spring practice. After struggling last fall to stop the run -- the Hawks ranked last in run defense in the Great Lakes Valley Conference...

Illini landing big-time recruits could impact Brock
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Illini landing big-time recruits could impact Brock

How will the fact the University of Illinois football program has landed commitments from two high-profile recruits affect the rest of the class of 2019? Illini fans will monitor that with keen interest, and one of the players they'll wait...