Created:Monday, February 4, 2013 10:11 a.m.CDT
Updated:Monday, February 4, 2013 1:35 p.m.CDT

Huntley's Beschorner commits to SIU

Huntley's Bryce Beschorner celebrates while scoring a touchdown during the first quarter at Woodstock High School Friday, October 12, 2012. (Josh Peckler -

Huntley wide receiver Bryce Beschorner, who led the area in receiving with 43 catches last season, has committed to NCAA Division I Southern Illinois University to play football.

Huntley coach John Hart said that Beschorner gave SIU his commitment on Sunday.

Beschorner (6-foot-3, 195 pounds) likely projects as a tight end in college. SIU plays in the Football Championship Subdivision. Beschorner can sign with the Salukis on Wednesday, the first day of the signing period for football.