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Hoosiers Headlines for June 21, 2011: Dusty Kiel, more football recruiting, and basketball.

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Columbus East's Gunner Kiel keeps recruitment low key | The Indianapolis Star
There are some intriguing quotes in this article for Hoosier fans. I'm starting to believe that IU has a chance at the nation's top high school quarterback, which probably means he will commit to Oklahoma tomorrow.

Offensive lineman gives Indiana four football commitments | The News-Sentinel
Wilson's recruiting for 2012 is finally picking up. These aren't blue chippers by any means, but I'm particularl impressed with the Dan Feeney commitment. It's nice to go into the suburbs of Chicago and land a kid who has an offer from Illinois.

More from Gunner Kiel on his recruitment, choosing a program and his brothers | High school sports blog | The Indianapolis Star
Here are some additional quotes from Kiel, most of which did not make it into the Star article cited above. Being close to home and family strikes me as a very big deal for Kiel, which certainly is good for IU. I have to say that Kyle Neddenriep is doing a great job lately on both football and basketball recruiting.

Big Ten position rankings: Quarterbacks - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Not tough to guess where we rank in this one, given 29 career passes, combined, by prospective starters Dusty Kiel and Edward Wright-Baker.

Cheaney eager to help IU climb back to the top | The Indianapolis Star
"Yvette Cheaney, Calbert's wife, said the only question in her husband's mind was if she and her children would be OK leaving their California lifestyle to move to Indiana."

NBA Top 100 Camp Q & A: Hanner Perea | Inside the Hall

Catching up with Jared Jeffries | The Hoosier Scoop
Well worth the read.