According to Rivals.com, SM East receiver Elliot Faerber (right) has garnered his first division one offer from Illinois. Faerber is the first known Sunflower League player from the class of 2012 to claim an FBS offer.
In 10 games as a junior, the 6-foot-4, 190-pound Faerber led the Sunflower League in receiving yards with 650, including an impressive average of 18 yards per catch. Faerber is arguably the league's most talented returning player for the 2011 season.
Faerber is also receiving heavy interest from Nebraska and Missouri, among others.