Illinois is in the running to land Class of 2019 prospect Fred Kelly, as the cornerback named the Fighting Illini among his top-6 schools.
Kelly — out of General Trass High School in Lake Providence, La. — announced his top 6 Thursday night on Twitter. Along with Illinois, Kelly has Mississippi State, TCU, Kentucky, Arkansas and Carroll College as his finalists.
Here is his tweet:
Top 6️⃣ Top6️⃣ Top6️⃣ Top6️⃣I’m focusing on these 6 schools 🙏@CoachModkins @CoachFlemingTCU @IlliniCPatt @Coach__Hack @UKFootball @MSU_DawgPound @RazorbackFB @coachmarksmith @TCUCoachP @BallCoachJoeMo @IlliniRSmith S/O Too bro for the edit @bunterwagner pic.twitter.com/uWNPAiN8fX
— Fred kelly (@Guhhthatsfredo) May 18, 2018
According to 247Sports, several other schools showed interest in Kelly, such as Indiana, Illinois State, Tennessee and Boise State.