Honors Roll in for Record-Breaking Rookie; DiLauro, Bellamy Also Honored
Athletes from Five Fall Sports Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom
Illini to Scrimmage Under the Lights Friday Night on BTN
2013 Freshman: Redshirted the 2013 season ... Enrolled early at Illinois and participated in 2013 spring practices.
High School: Three-star recruit by Scout, Rivals and ESPN ... First-team All-Suburban League as a junior and second-team as a senior ... Honorable mention All-Northeast Ohio as a senior ... Played tight end and defensive line in high school ... Had 21 receptions for 198 yards and one touchdown as a senior, along with 27 tackles, five tackles for loss, one interception and two PBUs ... Had 19 receptions for 290 yards and one TD with 37 tackles, two sacks and three tackles for loss as a junior ... First-team All-Suburban League in track and field as a junior in shot put and discus.
Personal: Born Nov. 11, 1994 ... Father is Matt DiLauro ... His uncle, Joe DiLauro, and father both played football at Toledo ... Majoring in accounting ... Favorite athlete is former Chicago Bears star Brian Urlacher ... Earned his high school team's Scholar-Athlete Award as a senior ... Would like to be an accountant following his football career ... Credits his father as the person who most influenced his athletic career because "he was always pushing me to be better."
Updated July 2014