December 21, 2008

Hawthorne talks trip to Columbia

For the last few weeks, rumors have been swirling that Rivals100 receiver Terry Hawthorne was still looking hard at the Missouri Tigers, despite been committed to Illinois since July. Hawthorne confirmed to that he did take an official visit to Columbia this weekend.

Hawthorne was hosted by all-American wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, who also played his high school ball in St. Louis.

The obvious question is where things stand with the Illini and if the Tigers have a chance to sway Hawthorne's commitment in the next few weeks before National Signing Day. Hawthorne was asked if he considered himself solidly committed to Illinois.

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