C.J. Irvin
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C.J. Irvin

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Manteno, Ill.

High School:
Manteno

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 285

Position:
OL

Birthdate:
04/18/1994

Experience:
RS

02/01/2012

Redbird Football Inks 10 on National Signing Day 2012

Signing class is comprised of nine high school seniors and one junior college transfer.

2013: Did not play due to injury.

2012: Redshirted.

Manteno HS: Three-year varsity starter for head coach RJ Haines ... started all 11 games as a senior and helped team to a 9-2 record (most wins in school history) and the second round of the IHSA playoffs ... Illinois High School Football Coaches Association (IHSFCA) All-State Honorable Mention selection ... IHSFCA Academic All-State pick ... first-team all-conference and all-area selection ... starter in 10 games as a junior in 2010, helping the team to its first-ever playoff appearance in school history ... also started nine games as a sophomore at the varsity level ... also a standout in basketball and baseball at Manteno.

Personal: Born April 18, 1994, in Park Forest, Ill. ... son of Lee and Cori Irvin ... has two siblings, Jordan and Tyler ... his aunt, Jamie Sennett, is an Illinois State alum and serves as the Director of Alumni Relations at ISU ... member of the National Honor Society ... plans to major in secondary education.