Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Southern Illinois - August 31, 2013
Illini to Scrimmage Under the Lights Friday Night on BTN
Illini Will Scrimmage at 8 pm Friday Live on BTN Under the Lights at Memorial Stadium
Beckman Completes First Recruiting Class at Illinois
2012: Redshirted the 2012 season.
High School: A three-star recruit by Scout.com and Rivals.com ... Named to the 2012 SuperPrep Midwest team ... Listed as the No. 22 prospect in the state of Illinois by Rivals.com ... Helped team to 2011 Illinois Class 8A state championship ... Named a first-team All-State selection by the Chicago Tribune in 2011 ... Named to the 2011 Class 8A All-State team by the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association ... 2011 All-Southwest Suburban Blue Conference selection ... Three-time All-Conference selection ... One of the top heavyweight wrestlers in Illinois ... High school coach was John Ivlow.
Personal: Son of Cynthia and Richard Bain ... Born June 9, 1994 ... Majoring in recreation, sport and tourism ... Is the youngest of four brothers ... Brother, Ryan, played defensive line at Iowa and Akron ... Posted a 4.07 GPA in high school ... Chose Illinois over Northern Illinois, Western Michigan, Ball State and Bowling Green, among others.
Updated July 2013