Daily Feature: How They Fared

Last week's action from IU commitments included a knee injury. Read on to see how DE Joe Belden is doing, as well as how the other Hoosier commits played.

Every Wednesday AllHoosiers.com’s Ben Faunce has a weekly feature looking back at how IU’s football commits in the class of 2015 fared the week before.

Indiana had each of its commitments in action last weekend.

Joe Belden injured his knee on Friday and did not return. He tweeted Saturday that there was no tear and doctors believe it is a sprained MCL. He status for this week’s game is uncertain.

Tommy Stevens threw for two touchdowns but couldn’t pull out a victory as Decatur Central fell to Martinsville 33-29.

Austin Dorris and Shadyside were down 7-6 at halftime, but Dorris came out and threw a 46-yard touchdown pass on the first drive of the third quarter to take the lead. He would add a 27-yard rushing touchdown in the fourth to clinch the 20-7 win over Bellaire. Dorris finished with 112 passing yards and 94 rushing yards.

Nick Westbrook couldn’t get much going on Friday, as he and Lake Mary fell to St. Stephen’s Episcopal 47-7.

Leon Thornton and Montini couldn’t get things going offensively as St. Rita shut them down in a 21-0 game. St. Rita blanketed Thornton all night, and Montini had difficulty getting him the ball in double coverage.

Titus Booker threw for the only Grayslake North touchdown on a 52-yard pass after taking over duties under center when their quarterback went down. Grayslake North fell to Cary Grove 42-7.

Brandon Knight was dominate on Friday, as he and the Noblesville Millers beat fellow Hoosier recruit Jacob Robinson and Westfield, 17-12. Knight controlled the game from beginning to end, and looked impressive in pass protection.

Jacob Robinson, as previously mentioned, fell to Noblesville. Robinson finished the day with two tackles and a quarterback hurry.

Omari Stringer couldn’t carry the Crete-Monee defense on his own, as they fell to Sycamore 33-6 behind a solid rush attack.

Hunter Littlejohn led an offensive line attack that helped put up 35 points and brought Olentangy Liberty to a commanding victory behind running back Nick Durtschi, who rushed for 133 yards. The Olentangy Liberty pass attack went for 154 yards.

Simon Stepaniak and the Fremont Ross line helped put up 42 points and take the 42-20 victory.


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