Illinois grabs another Juco defender

Diablo Valley College (Pleasant Hill, Calif.) defensive end Kyle Kragen committed Tuesday to sign with Illinois, multiple sources report.

Kragen is the third junior college defender to pick the Illini this week, and fourth overall for 2013.

Buffalo, Houston, Ohio, Western Michigan and Wyoming also extended scholarship offers to the 6-foot-3, 245-pound prospect. UCLA, among others, showed interest.

Illinois has 24 verbals.