Football Recruiting Update: Oct. 5, 2013

Our Scout national analysts provide updates on six IU football recruiting targets including a big linebacker from Buford, Ga. Click on this story to read more.

Here are some stories involving IU recruiting targets from several of our Scout national analysts: 1. Indiana has picked up three commitments in the 2014 class to date from the state of Georgia and now the Hoosiers have offered a highly-touted 2015 linebacker there, too. Austin Smith from Buford (Ga.) has an IU offer. LINK

2. A 2014 linebacker from Florida with an IU offer is Gainesville's Juan Jenkins. He now has four Big Ten offers after picking up one this week from Illinois. LINK

3. Chad Simmons caught up with an OL/DL from the state of Louisiana, too. Delmond Landry from Donaldsonville, La. has been hearing from the Hoosiers. LINK

4. One hot commodity in Florida appears to be Christian Philpott, a 2015 WR from Tallahassee North Florida Christian. He has an IU offer and is picking up more. LINK

5. Ryan Williams, a running back in the 2015 class from Lee's Summit (Mo.) West, has been hearing from IU as well. LINK

6. Akron (Ohio) Hoban OL Ted Stieber has Indiana interest but is still looking for his first offer. The 2015 lineman is 6-6, 300.LINK

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