Illinois three-star Eddie Tuerk offered by Rutgers football

One of the top prospects in the Midwest, Eddie Tuerk, was offered by Rutgers football on Friday. Tuerke is one of the most-sough after recruits from Illinois with numerous high-profile Power Five offers.

According to On3, he is ranked a three-star recruit and the No. 12 player in Illinois in the class of 2023. By all definitions, Tuerk is an impressive defensive line. At 6-foot-4 and 240 pounds, he can play on the edge or potentially at the 3-technique at the Power Five level depending on how he fills out.

He plays for Lyons Township (La Grange, IL).

Tuerk holds offers from Duke, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas State, Louisville, Miami, Michigan, Ole Miss, Purdue, Tennessee and Wisconsin among others.


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Tuerk tweeted about the offer on Friday:


The Rutgers football 2024 recruiting class currently stands at three commits:

  • Three-star offensive lineman Kenny Jones of Delran, N.J.

  • Three-star quarterback A.J. Surace, the top-ranked quarterback in New Jersey

  • Four-star running back Gabriel Winowich from Michigan.


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Story originally appeared on Rutgers Wire