One of the top prospects from Illinois in the Class of 2020 named his top-5 schools on Sunday, and the Big Ten was well-represented.
Denver Warren — a 4-star defensive tackle from West Aurora High School in Aurora, Ill. — named four Big Ten schools in his top 5, which he announced on Twitter. The four Big Ten programs are Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Penn State. The fifth school is Cincinnati.
Here is his tweet:
First off I’d like to thank God my mom and my family for being here for me through everything…. it’s been a wild ride…. TOP 5🤘🏽#TrustTheProcess @UMichFootball〽️ @PennStateFball 🔵⚪️@IlliniFootball🔶🔷 @GoBEARCATS🐾 @GopherFootball🐻 (no specific order) much love🏁 pic.twitter.com/3kijmmUda4
— Denver “Humble Beast” Warren (@drippy_D1) June 24, 2018
In addition to his top 5, Warren also received scholarship offers Georgia, Michigan State, Iowa, Iowa State and Wisconsin, among others.
Warren is the No. 5-ranked recruit from Illinois in the Class of 2020, the No. 23-ranked defensive tackle and the No. 286-ranked overall prospect, according 247Sports composite rankings.