UPDATED: IU Football Recruiting Overview Page

Indiana’s 2020 recruiting class is complete and the class of 2021 beginning to come together.

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To read about head coach Tom Allen’s recruiting philosophy, go here.


High School Commits

  1. Daeh McCullough, Bloomington, Indiana, Safety (4-star)

Note: Denzel Moore, Suwanee, Georgia, LB (3-star), de-committed.


2022 Team Rankings 

High School Commits

  1. Dasan McCullough, Bloomington, Indiana, LB (4-star)
  2. Trevell Mullen, Pompano Beach, Florida, CB (4-star)
  3. Gi’Bran Payne, Cincinnati, Ohio, RB (4-star)
  4. Omar Cooper, Indianapolis, Indiana, WR (4-star)
  5. Richard Thomas, Plantation, Florida, DE (3-star)
  6. DJ Moore, Fort Wayne, Indiana, OL (3-star)
  7. Josh Hoover, Rockwell, Texas, QB (3-star)
  8. Ryan Miller, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, TE (3-star)
  9. James Monds III, Vero Beach, Florida, CB (3-star)
  10. Carter Smith, Powell, Ohio, OL (3-star)
  11. Isaiah Jones, London, Ohio, LB (3-star)
  12. Bray Lynch, Austin, Texas, OT (3-star)
  13. Kaiden Turner, Fayetteville, Arkansas, LB (3-star)
  14. Phillip Dunnam, Miami, Florida, S (3-star)


Rankings last updated:  April 26, 2021

2021 Team Rankings 

  • 247 Sports Composite (53rd overall  / 12th Big Ten / 9th Big Ten average player rating)
  • Rivals (62nd overall/ 39th national average player rating / 12th Big Ten / 8th Big Ten average player rating)
  • ESPN ($) – (not ranked in top 40)
  • Big Ten Rankings – (247 Sports Composite)

High School Commits

(Ratings and order according to the 247Sports Composite)

  1. Jaquez Smith, Atlanta, Georgia, WR (4-star)
  2. Donaven McCulley, Indianapolis, Indiana, QB (4-star)
  3. Malachi Bennett, Fairfield, Alabama, WR (3-star)
  4. Cooper Jones, Valparaiso, Indiana, DE (3-star)
  5. Joshua Sales, Brownsburg, Indiana, OT (3-star)
  6. Larry Smith, Jacksonville, Florida, DB (3-star)
  7. Aaron Steinfeldt, Bloomington, Indiana, TE (3-star)
  8. Jordyn Williams, Albany, Georgia, WR (3-star)
  9. Trenten Howland, Joliet, Illinois, RB (3-star)
  10. David Holloman, Auburn Hills, Michigan, RB (3-star)
  11. Vinny Fiacable, Fort Wayne, Indiana, OL (3-star)
  12. Maurice Freeman, Chesapeake, Virginia, S (3-star)
  13. Jordan Grier, Ellenwood, Georgia, S (Unranked)
  14. James Evans, Auckland, New Zealand, P

Transfers in:


  • Aubrey Burks
  • Rodney McGraw


2020 Team Rankings 

High School Commits

(Ratings and order according to the 247Sports Composite)

  1. Rashawn Williams, Detroit, Michigan, WR (4-star)
  2. Tim Baldwin, Jr., Nokesville, Virginia, RB (3-star)
  3. Damarjhe Lewis, Griffin, Georgia, DT (3-star)
  4. Kahlil Benson, Southaven, Mississippi, OL (3-star)
  5. Caleb Murphy, Campellsburg, Indiana, DL (3-star)
  6. Lemuel Neeley-Watley, Detroit, Michigan, WR/DB (3-star)
  7. David Baker, Indianapolis, Indiana, WR (3-star)
  8. Christopher Keys, Collins, Mississippi, DB (3-star)
  9. Bryson Bonds, Crowley, Texas, S, (3-star)
  10. Jalen Mayala, Lawrenceville, Georgia, WDE (3-star)
  11. AJ Barner, Aurora, Ohio, TE, (3-star)
  12. Luke Wiginton, Fort Wayne, Indiana, OT (3-star)
  13. Brady Feeney, St. Louis, Missouri, OL (3-star)
  14. Javon Swinton, Stafford, Virginia, ATH, (3-star)
  15. Ty Wise, Carmel, Indiana, OLB (3-star)
  16. Dexter Williams, Macon, Georgia, QB (3-star)
  17. Randy Holtz, Fort Wayne, OL, (3-star)
  18. Cameron Knight, Noblesville, Indiana, OL (3-star)


  1. Dylan Powell, G (Stanford)
  2. Luke Haggard OL (JUCO)

Preferred Walk-Ons

  1. Charlie Spegal, New Palestine, Indiana, RB
  2. Sam Daugstrap, Cleveland, Ohio, TE
  3. Liam Zaccheo, Jensen Beach, Florida, S
  4. Chris Freeman, Zionsville, Indiana, K


Here is IU’s standing in the 2019 team rankings across all of the major recruiting services conveniently in one place:

2019 Team Rankings 

2019 Indiana Commits (21)

(Ratings according to the 247Sports Composite)

  • Sampson James, Avon, Indiana; RB (4-star)
  • Beau Robbins, Carmel, Indiana; DE (4-star)
  • Cameron Williams, Merrillville; OLB (4-star)
  • Josh Sanguinetti, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; S (3-star)
  • Da’Shaun Brown, Racine, Wisconsin (3-star)
  • Tiawan Mullen, Pompano Beach; CB (3-star)
  • Kervens Bonhomme, Clearwater, Florida; OLB (3-star)
  • Antoine Whitner, Bradenton, Florida; DL (3-star)
  • Juan Harris, Independence, KS (JUCO); DL (3-star)
  • Larry Tracy, Indianapolis, Indiana; CB (3-star)
  • Jeramy Passmore, Miami, Florida; DE (3-star)
  • Matthew Bedford, Cordova, Tennessee; OT (3-star)
  • Ivory Winters, Hayti, Missouri; RB (3-star)
  • Michael Katic, Gibsonia, Pennsylvania; OG (3-star)
  • C.J. Person, Montgomery, Alabama; DT (3-star)
  • Gary Cooper, Miami, Florida; TE (3-star)
  • Sio Nofoagatoto’a, Clearwater, Florida; DT (3-star)
  • David Ellis, Clinton Township, Michigan; RB/WR (3-star)
  • Jordan Jakes, McDonough, Georgia; WR (3-star)
  • Tim Weaver, Hellertown, Pennsylvania, OT (3-star)
  • Sean Wracher, Cleveland, Ohio; LS (2-star)

(Note:  Jack Tuttle, a former 4-star rated pro-style quarterback is transferring from Utah to Indiana and is eligible in 2019.  As a transfer he is not included in the recruiting rankings but is the 22nd addition to the team.)

PAST CLASS RANKINGS (According to 247Sports Composite)

  • 2020:  58th overall / 12th Big Ten
  • 201936th overall / 8th Big Ten
  • 2018:  48th overall / 10th Big Ten
  • 2017:  62nd overall / 13th Big Ten
  • 2016:  53rd overall / 11th Big Ten
  • 2015:  53rd overall / 9th Big Ten
  • 2014:  48th overall / 9th Big Ten

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