Illinois added to its 2022 recruiting class on Sunday with a commitment from an in-state safety.

Moline product Matthew Bailey announced his pledge to the Illini via his Twitter account.

On 247Sports, Bailey is listed at 6-2, 190 pounds and rated 2-stars, the No. 208 safety and No. 78 recruit in the state of Illinois. Bailey also had scholarship offers from Eastern Illinois, Western Illinois, North Dakota and South Dakota.

Bret Bielema’s program has signed 22 recruits out of high school and picked up 2 transfer commitments in December. This month, the Illini have added pledges from Bailey and JUCO transfer OL Zylon Crisler in the 2022 class. National Signing Day is Feb. 2.

Bailey played wide receiver and safety at Moline. His senior highlights can be viewed below, via Hudl: