Another juco piece for the Illini 

December, 10, 2012
Iowa Western Community College (Council Bluffs, Ia.) offensive tackle Dallas Hinkhouse committed Monday to sign with Illinois, according to multiple sources.

The 6-foot-5, 270-pound prospect also received scholarship offers from Akron, Appalachian State, Ball State, Florida International, Memphis, Miami-OH, Nevada, Old Dominion, San Jose State, South Florida, Southern Illinois, Troy, Texas-San Antonio and Western Kentucky.

Fresh off a difficult 2-10 season, Illinois has picked up six junior college commitments for 2013, five coming since mid-November.

The Fighting Illini have 26 total pledges.