March 9, 2016
3-star offensive lineman Braeden Daniels, out of Carrollton, Texas, is the latest player joining the class of 2018 for Illinois Football.
After a great visit and conversation with Coach Lovie Smith, I am grateful to announce that I’ve committed to the University of Illinois pic.twitter.com/YeI3LnWPPc
— B – 7️⃣1️⃣ (@B_Daniels71) August 23, 2017
Head Coach Lovie Smith has made it a point to boost Illinois recruiting in his home state, and he now has picked up his third 2018 player from Texas.
Daniels had offers from Utah, Boise State, Houston, and Memphis among others.
247 Sports has Daniels ranked as the 132nd best OT in the nation, while Scout puts him as their 106th.
Daniels will be joining a young group of offensive linemen at Illinois along with fellow 2018 Texas recruit Kievan Myers.
Braeden Daniels HUDL Highlights