Close to 30 recruits expected Saturday

Indiana football is expecting close to 30 recruits to visit Saturday for the IU-Navy football game. Here's a list of 27 that are expected to be in attendance.

Nick Caravianno, one of 10 Indiana commits from the class of 2014, will be in attendance Saturday at the IU-Navy game.

The rest of those on hand, however, are simply IU recruits in the classes of 2014 and 2015. A handful have Indiana offers but the majority are simply players on IU's radar screen who have Indiana interest.

Close to 30 or more recruits are expected to attend IU's 6 p.m. game with the Midshipmen.

The 2014 recruits on hand will include Detroit Cass Tech cornerback Phillip Parham, Fort Wayne (Ind.) Woodlan tight end Jalen Bennett and Center Grove fullback/defensive end/tight end Dillon Dallas.

The majority of the recruits are current high school juniors. Among that group will be at least four that have Indiana offers. They include Carmel athlete Isaac James, St. Louis St. John Vianney tight end Kyle Markway, Indianapolis Park Tudor defensive lineman Brandon Tiassum and Chicago Marist slot wide receiver Flynn Nagel.

Other in-state recruits expected to be at the IU-Navy game include Avon defensive end Joe Belden, Indianapolis tech running back James Gilbert, Chatard offensive tackle Matt McCann, Hamilton Southeastern tight end Kyle Schrank, Decatur Central quarterback Tommy Stevens, Columbus East running back Markell Jones and Plainfield long snapper Gabe Burkhardt.

Players from Ohio include Cincinnati La Salle linebacker John Junker, Minerva tight end Billy Eyer and Galion safety LaCario Davison.

Players from Michigan expected to be at Memorial Stadium include Grant tight end Dakota Scholten, Grand Rapids Catholic Central wide receiver Nick Marosi, Grand Rapids Northview tight end Blake Bochheim, East Kentwood OL John Keenoy and East Grand Rapids linebacker Carter Masek.

Rounding out the list are Highland (Ill.) defensive end Nick Czar, who is actually an Army commit, Lexington (Ky.) Catholic quarterback Reese Ryan, Lyons (Ill.) running back Leonard Ross and Louisville Dupont Manual defensive end D.J. Smith.

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