Illini offer Centennial QB Fitzgerald

Published 05/07 2013 09:44PM

Updated 07/26 2013 04:42PM

CHAMPAIGN - Centennial sophomore quarterback Jimmy Fitzgerald picked up an offer from Tim Beckman and the Fighting Illini Tuesday night.

Fitzgerald started his career at St. Thomas More before playing for the Chargers last season.  He's 6-3, 205 lbs.  This is his first Division I offer, according to Rivals.com.

Fitzgerald shined at the Rivals camp on Saturday.  He told Rivals.com his favorite target at the camp was Illini-commit Mike Dudek.

He says Illinois was scheduled to come watch him throw Monday, with other visits scheduled with Northwestern and Stanford.

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