Most of Northern Illinois’ 24 signees from home state

Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey pulled off an impressive recruiting class to start off the early signing period. Of Wednesday’s 24 signees, 14 are from the state of Illinois, nine are from the midwest and he dipped into Florida for just one player.

The last one to send in his letter of intent was probably one of the biggest pieces to this class. Charles Robinson (Aurora, Ill.; Waubonsie Valley HS), the tight end/wide receiver who’s listed at 6-foot-3, 210 pounds, is an excellent addition to this Huskie program.

With Robinson, there are 11 total three-star prospects (according to in this class.

Devin Haney (Kansas City, Mo.; Park Hill HS) is a play-making cornerback, as is Antwain Walker (Oswego, Ill.; Oswego East HS). Justin Hall (Floosmoor, Ill.; Homewood-Floosmor HS) is the highest-rated defensive back in this signing class and will participate in the Under Armour All-American game.

Jiya Wright, the two-star quarterback out of Fort Wayne, Ind. (Homestead HS), is just the kind of dual-threat quarterback that fits the stereotype of what an NIU quarterback plays like.

Below is the list of players who have signed their LOIs with Northern Illinois. Links go out to their Hudl (or YouTube) pages, Twitter accounts and the videos below each player come from what the school has tweeted out.

Total signees: 24

Joseph Bonds (@Top_Prospect13) — linebacker; Chicago, Ill.; De La Salle Institute HS

Amir Brummett (@abrummettfor3) — wide receiver; Decatur, Ill.; MacArthur HS

Marques Cox (@MonsterMarq) — offensive line; Peoria, Ill.; Peoria HS

Mike DeHaan (@mikedehaan44) — defensive end; Tinley Park, Ill.; Andrew HS

Erick Doke (@Erickdoke23) — running back; Kenoshwa, Wis.; Bradford HS

Jeffery Griffin (@CampaignJefe) — offensive line; Flossmoor, Ill.; Homewood-Flossmoor HS

Justin Hall (@GoCrazy_22) — defensive back; Flossmoor, Ill.; Homewood-Flossmoor HS

Devin Haney (@DevinHaney_15) — defensive back; Kansas City, Mo.; Park Hill HS

JD Harris (@asvpjd1) — cornerback; Columbus, Ind.; Columbus North HS

Cortez Hogans (@CortezHogans) — linebacker; Palatine, Ill.; Palatine HS

Reggie Jennings (@JenningsReggie) — linebacker; Brookfield, Wis.; Brookfield HS

Fotis Kokosioulis (@fotiskoko1) — wide receiver; Park Ridge, Ill.; Maine South HS

Zhamaine March (@zhvmv_ne) — defensive back; Detroit, Mich.; East English Prep HS

Jyran Mitchell (@JyranM) — wide receiver; Olympia Fields, Ill.; Rich Central HS

Queneil Morrison (@morrique000) — defensive line; Chicago, Ill.; Phillips Academy HS

Kewan Parker (@_era11) — linebacker; Miami, Fla.; Carol City HS

Leon Payne (@royalxiii_) — wide receiver; Chicago, Ill.; Simeon Academy HS

C.J. Perez (@wankey_biscuits) — offensive line; Shawnee, Kan.; Butler CC

Nolan Potter (@Nolan_Potter2) — offensive line; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Washington HS

John Richardson (N/A) — kicker; Oak Lawn, Ill.; Brother Rice HS

Charles Robinson (@Chuka_Tron) — wide receiver; Aurora, Ill.; Waubonsie Valley HS

Antwain Walker (@antwainwalker2) — cornerback; Oswego, Ill.; Oswego East HS

Caleb Wright (@CalebWright1910) — defensive end; Brookfield, Wis.; Brookfield East HS

Jiya Wright (Jiya_football18) — quarterback; Fort Wayne, Ind.; Homestead HS

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