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IU football: A complete position-by-position look at the offseason roster changes

Below is a complete position-by-position look at the IU football roster after a wave of transfer portal activity along with the typical offseason happenings involving eligibility and new freshman.

Indiana opens the 2023 season on Sept. 2 against Ohio State.

College football will have another open transfer portal period in late April.

This page will be pinned to the IU football menu for future updates and reference.


Leaving: Jack Tuttle (transfer — Michigan), Connor Bazelak (transfer — Bowling Green), Grant Gremel (transfer — no destination yet)

Key Returning: Dexter Williams II (junior), Brendan Sorsby (redshirt freshman)

Incoming: Broc Lowry (3-star, Canfield, Ohio), Tayven Jackson (transfer — Tennessee)


Leaving: D.J. Matthews Jr. (out of eligibility), Emery Simmons (transfer — Utah), Malachi Holt-Bennett (transfer — UAB), Javon Swinton (transfer — Eastern Michigan)

Key Returning: Cam Camper (senior), Donaven McCulley (junior), Andison Coby (senior), David Baker (redshirt junior), Jaquez Smith (redshirt sophomore), Kamryn Perry (redshirt freshman), Omar Cooper (redshirt freshman)

Incoming: E.J. Williams (transfer — Clemson), Dequece Carter (transfer — Fordham), Derrick Bohler (3-star, Miami, Fla.), Orlando Greenlow (3-star, Lawndale, Calif.)


Leaving: Shaun Shivers (out of eligibility), Charlie Spegal (transfer — Ball State)

Returning: Jaylin Lucas (sophomore), Josh Henderson (fifth-year senior), Trent Howland (redshirt sophomore), David Holloman (redshirt sophomore)

Incoming: Christian Turner (transfer — Wake Forest), Sampson James (walk-on transfer, Purdue)


Leaving: AJ Barner (transfer — Michigan), Ryan Barnes (out of eligibility)

Key Returning: James Bomba (redshirt sophomore), Aaron Steinfeldt (redshirt sophomore), Brody Foley (redshirt freshman), Ryan Miller (redshirt freshman)

Incoming: Bradley Archer (transfer – Stanford), Sam West (3-star, Greensburg, Ind.), Anthony Miller Jr. (3-star, Duluth, Ga.)


Leaving: Luke Haggard (out of eligibility), Caleb Murphy (graduated early), Tim Weaver (graduated) Parker Hanna (out of eligibility), Chris Bradberry (out of eligibility), Randy Holtz (transfer), Luke Wiginton (transfer)

Key Returning: Matthew Bedford (redshirt senior), Zach Carpenter (redshirt senior), Mike Katic (redshirt senior), Kahlil Benson (redshirt junior), Joshua Sales Jr. (redshirt sophomore), Carter Smith (redshirt freshman), Vinny Fiacable (redshirt sophomore), Cameron Knight (redshirt junior), DJ Moore (redshirt freshman), Cooper Jones (redshirt sophomore), Bray Lynch (redshirt freshman)

Incoming: William Larkins (3-star, Hollywood, Fla.), Austin Barrett (3-star, St. Charles, Ill.), Bubba Jeffries (3-star, Alcoa, Tenn.), Max Longman (transfer, UMass), Noah Bolticoff (transfer, TCU)


Leaving: James Head Jr. (out of eligibility), Richard Thomas (transfer — Florida Atlantic), Sio Nofoagatoto’a (transfer), JH Tevis (graduated), Demarcus Elliott (out of eligibility), Beau Robbins (graduated)

Key Returning: Patrick Lucas Jr. (redshirt senior), LeDarrius Cox (redshirt senior), Venson Sneed Jr. (redshirt freshman), J’Mari Monette (redshirt freshman), Nick James (redshirt freshman)

Incoming: Ta’Derius Collins (3-star, Shreveport, La.), Philip Blidi (transfer — Texas Tech), Marcus Burris (transfer, Texas A&M), Andre Carter (transfer — Western Michigan), Robby Harrison (transfer – Arizona State)


Leaving: Cam Jones (out of eligibility), Dasan McCullough (transfer — Oklahoma), Bradley Jennings Jr. (out of eligibility), Lance Bryant (out of eligibility)

Key Returning: Aaron Casey (redshirt fifth-year senior), Jared Casey (redshirt senior), Myles Jackson – OLB (redshirt junior), Matt Hohlt (redshirt sophomore), Kaiden Turner (redshirt freshman), Isaiah Jones (redshirt freshman)

Incoming: Joshua Rudolph (transfer — Austin Peay), Darryl Minor (transfer — UTEP), Jacob Mangum-Farrar (transfer — Stanford), Lanell Carr – OLB (transfer — West Virginia), Trey Laing – OLB (transfer — Southern), Anthony Jones – OLB (transfer — Oregon)


Leaving: Tiawan Mullen- CB (opted to not use COVID year), Jaylin Williams- CB (out of eligibility), Brylan Lanier – CB (entered transfer portal, no destination yet), Chris Keys – CB (transfer — Mississippi State), Lem Watley-Neely – CB (transfer — Kent State), Trevell Mullen – CB (transfer, no destination yet)

Key Returning: James Monds III – CB (redshirt freshman), Jamari Sharpe – CB (redshirt freshman)

Incoming: Jamier Johnson – CB (transfer — Texas), Nicolas Toomer – CB (transfer — Stanford), Kobee Minor – CB (transfer — Texas Tech), Jordan Shaw – CB (3-star, Downey, Calif.)


Leaving: Bryant Fitzgerald – S (out of eligibility), Devon Matthews – S (out of eligibility), Jonathan Haynes – S (out of eligibility)

Key Returning: Noah Pierre – H (redshirt fifth-year senior), Josh Sanguinetti – S (redshirt senior), Louis Moore – S (senior), Bryson Bonds – S (redshirt junior), Jordan Grier – S/H (junior), Phillip Dunnam – S (sophomore)

Incoming: Jamison Kelly – S (transfer — Jones Community College), Tyrik McDaniel – S (transfer — Independence Community College), Amare Ferrell – S (3-star, Lake City, Fla.)


Leaving: Charles Campbell (transfer — Tennessee), RS D.J. Matthews Jr. (out of eligibility), LS Jake Wellmann

Key Returning: P James Evans (junior), P Alejandro Quintero (redshirt sophomore), RS Jaylin Lucas (sophomore), LS Sean Wracher (fifth-year senior), LS Kurtis Robinson (redshirt sophomore), K Chris Freeman (redshirt sophomore)

Incoming: K Nicolas Radicic (5-star, Coppell, Texas)


Mike Schumann contributed to this story.

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