Solorio quarterback Quincy Patterson II commits to Virginia Tech


Solorio junior quarterback Quincy Patterson II has committed to Virginia Tech, he announced on Twitter on Monday afternoon.

Patterson has been highly sought after for months. The dual-threat quarterback had 20 scholarship offers at the time of his commitment — from schools in the Big Ten, SEC, ACC and more. You can see the complete list here.

Patterson, who The Public League profiled last summer, earned all-state and all-Chicago Public League honors during his junior season. Here are his highlights.

Simeon 2018 Jayshon Jackson commits to Toledo


Simeon’s Jayshon Jackson jukes a Mount Carmel defender during the Prep Bowl.

Simeon junior Jayshon Jackson has committed to Toledo, he announced via Twitter on Sunday night.

Jackson, a first-team all-Public League selection in 2016, was a key component in Simeonโ€™s run to the city championship this past season. He starred at quarterback in the Prep Bowl, and was named Simeon’s Prep Bowl MVP afterward.

Jackson is expected to play wide receiver in college.

Last night, Jackson told Edgy Tim: “The offense fits me perfectly. I have a strong connection with the coaches. I feel comfortable on the campus.”


Jackson had offers from Toledo, Ball State, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Miami (OH), Southern Illinois and Western Michigan at the time of his commitment, according to He is rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.

Where the Chicago Public League’s senior football players have signed


This is a running list of where Class of 2017 football players have signed. To add another player or players to this list, please email The Public League (, send a Facebook message or a direct message on Twitter.

Agricultural Science

Myles Jordan, McKendree, OL

Chris Tenton, McKendree, WR


Richรกrd Labon, Carthage.

Goode STEM Academy

Jamari Johnson, McKendree, ATH

Morgan Park

Jawon Denton, Northern Illinois, DE.