Greendale's Brees to sign intent to play for Illinois State

GREENDALE (WITI) -- Mitchell Brees, the Greendale High School football prospect honored with the Al Toon Award as the state’s top receiver, will officially sign his intent to play ball for Illinois State on Signing Day, Wednesday, February 5th.

Brees, a 6’3” 190-pound receiver and defensive back, was first team All State in both positions for 2013. He had 1,300 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns and 6 interceptions and 2 touchdowns on the defensive side.

He also had a coach’s visit from Fordham and was recruited by Wisconsin, Western Illinois, Iowa and Iowa State. UW offered him a preferred walk-on status.

Brees is also a starter on the basketball and baseball teams.