Michigan is also represented in this game with linebacker pledge Michael McCray. Two other Rams have given first year Illinois head coach Tim Beckman pledges as defensive back Reon Dawson will be joined by defensive tackle Jarrod Clements next fall in Champaign, Illinois.
Clements is expected to miss this game as he continues rehabbing his knee from surgery earlier this year.
Defensive end Tre Williams-Brown holds offers from several Mid American Conference programs and Arizona while senior running back Israel Green is still looking for his first offer after rushing for over 1,200 yards and 16 touchdowns last season.
If that wasn't enough, Douglass also has four juniors holding early offers in running back Ashton Jackson (Cincinnati, Illinois, Purdue, Toledo), wide receiver Kendric Mallory (Illinois), defensive tackle Ryan Reese (Illinois) and defensive end Verondtae Wilkinson (Buffalo, Illinois, Ohio, Toledo), the nephew of former Ohio State All-American and overall NFL first round pick Dan "Big Daddy" Wilkinson.
Each team enters with 1-1 records with Trotwood coming off a 63-0 victory over Dayton (Ohio) Dunbar while Wayne fell to Canton (Ohio) McKinley 17-14 in a game stopped early in the second quarter and delayed for three hours and 51 minutes before play restarted at 11:23 p.m., with officials keeping time on the field.