OL Durkin picks Illinois

Senior center Tony Durkin provided Illinois with its second 2011 recruit from Andrew High School with his commitment on Wednesday, according to numerous reports.

Durkin, who is 6-4 and 270 pounds, joined Andrew defensive end Chris O'Connor in Illinois' 2011 recruiting class. O'Connor committed in June.
Durkin chose the Illini over Minnesota.

Illinois has four in-state commitments and a total of eight.

Scott Powers covers high school and college sports for ESPNChicago.com and can be reached at spowers@espnchicago.com.