Former Virginia Tech QB Lawson commits to Illinois


CHAMPAIGN -- It looks like Lovie Smith just found a replacement for Wes Lunt. 

Former Virginia Tech quarterback Dwayne Lawson announced on Twitter that he will play for the Illini next year.

Lawson, a 6-foot-6 dual threat QB, was a four star prospect out of high school. 

Lawson transferred to a junior college before the 2016 season, and will be eligible to play in the 2017 season. 

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