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Signing day notes: Maine South's Stacy to walk on at Illinois, more (Sean Stanton)


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By Steve Sadin
Pioneer Press

2/9/2018

Come the fall, Cam Stacy will be living a dream.

Stacy, a Maine South senior, said he has been an Illinois football fan since middle school and a Chicago Bears fan "forever."

A 6-foot, 190-pound receiver and safety, Stacy has accepted a preferred walk-on spot at Illinois, which is coached by former Bears coach Lovie Smith.

Stacy was offered the chance to be a preferred walk-on during the second week of the Class 8A playoffs. The games were played the first weekend in November that round. He also had offers from Drake and Morehead State and was in discussions with Dayton and Miami (Ohio). Later that month, Stacy saw Smith and Illinois offensive line coach Luke Butkus, the nephew of Pro Football Hall of Famer Dick Butkus, at Maine South.

"I was standing across the hall and they called me over," said Stacy, a Park Ridge ... READ FULL STORY
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