Zachary Tobe out of Ocoee, Florida just announced when he’ll be visiting with Bret Bielema and Illinois. He is a safety recruit from the class of 2023.

Tobe is listed as a 3-star safety per the 247Sports Composite. He is 6-foot-1, 275 pounds and attends Ocoee High School. Tobe is the 67th-ranked safety from the class of 2023. He has 20 offers, and Illinois isn’t the only B1G school interested in him. Purdue, Maryland, Indiana, and Nebraska have all offered him. However, Tobe would be Illinois’ first DB commit for 2023 if he decides to go there.

Tobe announced that he will be visiting Illinois from June 17-19 on his Twitter account. Here is his post:


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Illinois has just 2 commits from the 2023 class so far, giving them the No. 12 ranked 2023 recruiting class in the B1G. The Fighting Illini also have the No. 54 overall 2023 recruiting class so far.

Here is a highlight clip from Tobe’s junior season: