Close to 200 recruits expected Saturday at IU

Close to 200 Indiana football recruits are expected to be on hand Saturday for the nationally-televised IU-Michigan State game at 3:30 p.m. Read on to see some of the players who are expected to be in Bloomington.

Indiana is expecting close to 200 recruits to be on hand Saturday for the IU-Michigan State game which will be televised nationally on ESPN with a 3:30 p.m. kickoff.

Among those visiting will be four players who are committed to IU in the Class of 2015. They include Avon’s Joe Belden, Decatur Central’s Tommy Stevens, and Montini (Ill.) Catholic’s Leon Thornton. Omari Stringer tweeted Saturday morning that he's in Bloomington, too.

Here are some of the recruits by class who are expected to be in Bloomington for the Michigan State game.

Class of 2015

Joe Belden, Avon

Andre Brown, Columbia High School, Decatur (Ga.)

Quentin Moon, Indianapolis Pike

Tommy Stevens, Indianapolis Decatur Central

Leon Thornton, Montini (Ill.) Catholic

Dior Johnson, Southfield (Mich.)

DaVondre Love, Affton High School, St. Louis (Mo.)

Calvin Taylor, Augusta Christian (Martinez, Ga.)

Anthony Sheko, Chicago Simeon

Caleb Brown, Olive Branch (Miss.)

Kevin Jackson, Nazareth Academy (LaGrange Park, Ill.)

Kelly Ramone, Louisville (Ky.) Doss

Kyle Marcinick, Dublin (Ohio) Coffman

Class of 2016

Kiante Enis, Winchester (Ind.)

Chris Evans, Indianapolis Ben Davis

Jango Glackin, Lebanon (Ohio)

Aaron Jones, Indianapolis Pike

Dylan Powell, Hannibal (Mo.)

Kendall Coleman, Indianapolis Cathedral

Ben Skowronek, Fort Wayne Homestead

Noah Wezensky, Fort Wayne Bishop Luers

A.J. Arcuri, Olentangy Liberty (Powell, Ohio)

Kyle Ball, Indianapolis Perry Meridian

Max Bortenschlager, Indianapolis Cathedral

Elijah Chalfant, Winchester (Ind.)

Kyle Farwick, Cincinnati (Ohio) La Salle

Isaiah Hall, Nashville (Tenn.) Hillsboro

Darryn Jordan, Cincinnati (Ohio) Country Day

Ben Kimpler, Libertyville (Ill.)

Jack Smith, Bloomington (Calif.)

Jelani Taylor, Beecher (Mt. Morris, Mich.)

Matt Thompson, Avon

Brandon Wildman, Monticello (Ill.)

Alex Gellerstedt, Dublin (Ohio) Coffman

Darius Powell, St. Joseph (Trumbull, Conn.)

Stay tuned for follow ups from our staff on many of these visits.

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