Thornton quarterback JoWahn Brown has verbally committed to play football at Eastern Illinois, said Wildcats coach Bill Mosel.
Brown, who has three older brothers who played college football, was a Times first-team all-area selection. He is the third Thornton player to commit to a Division I program this year. Jauan Wesley committed to Iowa State and Tifonte Hunt to Northern Illinois. All three will sign their letters of intent on Wednesday.
Brown was 135-of-222 passing for 1,855 yards, 16 touchdowns and four interceptions. He also rushed for 487 yards and six touchdowns. He was an all-SouthWest Suburban Red pick.
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