Analysis: A look at IU's Football class

Here is a closer look at the first 20 members of the Indiana football recruiting class of 2014. Any idea what state has the most commits at this time? The number is seven commits and it's not Indiana.

There are now 17 days until national football signing day when Indiana coach Kevin Wilson hopes to sign a 24-player class.

With the three commitments this weekend, Indiana is now up to 20.

Here is a breakdown of the needs that Indiana has filled to date.

Of the 20 commits, 11 are on the offensive side of the ball and nine are on defense.

Let's look at where the 20 players land in terms of ratings by

Indiana has picked up two 4-star recruits: WR Dominque Booth on Jan. 7 and OLB Tegray Scales earlier in the day on Sunday.

The bulk of Indiana's recruiting class falls into the 3-star rating. Fourteen of the remaining 18 players that have committed to the Hoosiers to date are 3-star recruits. The other four are 2-star recruits.

As for positions, Indiana has now picked up three outside linebackers, three defensive tackles, one defensive end and two cornerbacks on the defensive side of the ball.

On offense, Indiana has secured three tackles, one guard, three wide receivers, two running backs, a tight end and a quarterback.

As for states, the Hoosiers have clearly been focusing on the state of Ohio. Seven of the 20 recruits are from Ohio and five from Indiana. The state of Georgia has three, Florida two, with one each from New York, California and Illinois.

The following is a list of all of the players that have committed to play football at Indiana as part of the class of 2014.


OLB Tegray Scales, Cincinnati (Ohio) Colerain

OLB Airius Moore, Beavercreek (Ohio)

OLB Dameon Willis, Cleveland (Ohio) St. Ignatius

DT Jermane Conyers, Rossville (Ga.) Ridgeland

DT Willie Yarbary, Augusta (Ga.) Academy of Richmond County

DT Michael Barwick, Cincinnati (Ohio) Summit Country Day

DE Nick Carovillano, Cincinnati (Ohio) St. Xavier

CB Donovan Clark, Fort Wayne (Ind.) South

CB Waynedriko Smith, Maitland (Fla.) Orangewood Christian


RB Tommy Mister, Chicago (Ill.) St. Rita

RB Devine Redding, Cleveland (Ohio) Glenville

WR Dominique Booth, Indianapolis (Ind.) Pike

WR J-Shun Harris, Fishers (Ind.)

WR Coray Keel, Snellville (Ga.) South Gwinnett

TE Jordan Fuchs, New Berlin (N.Y.) Milford Academy

OT Tim Gardner, Indianapolis (Ind.) Lawrence Central and Milford Academy

OT Delroy Baker, Ocala (Fla.) West Port

OT DeAndre Herron, Avon (Ind.) and Iowa Western CC

OG Wes Martin, West Milton (Ohio) Union

QB Alexander Diamont, Los Angeles (Calif.) Venice

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