Coach Beckman and staff will introduce the newest Illini to he public on Feb. 5.
Jan. 28, 2014
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Illinois football coach Tim Beckman and his staff will host an event open to the public to announce the 2014 Fighting Illini recruiting class at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Colonnades Club at Memorial Stadium.
The Illinois coaching staff and some of the new Illini signees will greet fans as they enter the Colonnades Club starting at 5 p.m. Then at 5:30, the coaching staff will talk about the entire recruiting class and video highlights will be shown of each new signee. The event is free and open to the public.
Fans can enter on the west side of Memorial Stadium at Gate 16 near the Red Grange statue and take the elevator to the third floor. Parking is free in the NW State Farm Center lot and the grass lots west of the stadium (weather permitting). The event should be completed around 7 p.m.
In addition to the event at the Colonnades Club, there will be complete coverage throughout signing day at FightingIllini.com, including a live blog tracking when each letter of intent arrives, highlight videos, live Twitter chats and behind-the-scenes photos. More details on the full FightingIllini.com signing day coverage will be announced as Feb. 5 approaches.