Brandon Knight - OT - Noblesville HS (Noblesville, IN)
6'5" 270lbs, 3-stars (0.8650)
Knight has made 5 visits to Bloomington and remains a lock to sign his LOI with Indiana. Chose IU over offers from Purdue, Miami (FL), Virginia Tech, Cincinnati, Illinois, and Maryland among others.
Leon Thornton - WR - Montini Catholic HS (Lombard, IL)
6'2" 190lbs, 3-stars (0.8622)
Talented receiver that made his intentions known by committing to the Hoosiers in June. He chose Indiana over Cincinnati, UConn, Iowa State, and Illinois.
Nick Westbrook - Lake Mary HS (Lake Mary, FL)
6'3" 190lbs, 3-stars (0.8574)
Many, including his friends and family, thought Westbrook was too good to play football at Indiana, but he chose the Hoosiers anyway, fighting off offers from a TON of schools, including Cal, BC, USF, Georgia Tech, and Marshall.
Hunter Littlejohn - OG - Olentangy Liberty HS (Powell, OH)
6'4" 267lbs, 3-stars (0.8513)
Big, young guard who could develop quickly into a starting talent. Chose IU over Notre Dame, Duke, Minnesota, and BC.
Simon Stepaniak - OT - Ross HS (Hamilton, OH)
6'4" 287lbs, 3-stars (0.8442)
An early commit from the spring. Has the size to be a problem for defensive linemen, but needs work on his athleticism and conditioning. Chose the Hoosiers over Louisville, Kentucky, Bowling Green, Illinois, Wake Forest, and Cincinnati.
Jacob Robinson - DE - Westfield HS (Westfield, IN)
6'4" 230lbs, 3-stars (0.8432)
Has the lateral quickness and all the athleticism he needs, but his size will be his early downfall. Hitting the weights during his freshman year will make or break him in the early going. Chose IU over Purdue, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Wake Forest.
Austin Dorris - TE - Shadyside HS (Shadyside, OH)
6'5" 220lbs, 3-stars (0.8320)
An unheralded tight end out of Ohio who many thought was going to Marshall. He pulled a 180 and found his home in Bloomington over the Herd, Kent State, Ohio, and Colgate. He is a monster target, but must fight his way up the depth chart first. Expect him to redshirt.
Joey Belden - DE - Avon HS (Avon, IN)
6'3" 250lbs, 3-stars (0.8311)
Not a highly recruited target, about the same level as Jacob Robinson. Will need some time to develop. Committed to the Hoosiers over Ball State, Miami (OH), Bowling Green, and Western Michigan.
Omari Stringer - S - Crete-Monee HS (Crete, IL)
6'4" 208lbs, 3-stars (0.8271)
Safety with the size to challenge the larger receivers of Big Ten schools. Came to Bloomington over offers from UConn, Wisconsin, and Mizzou.
Andre Brown - QB - Columbia HS (Decatur, GA)
6'0" 187lbs, 3-stars (0.8189)
A dual threat QB who decommitted from Georgia State and committed to IU in August. Look for him not to play QB, but to play WR or CB.
Marqui Hawkins - WR - UAB (transfer from disbanded program)
6'2" 190lbs, 3-star (0.8500)
Not exactly a freshman, but he will have 3 years of eligibility remaining and will play right away after transferring from the now-defunct UAB. Originally a Florida Gators recruit, he is a talent welcome to Indiana's depleted WR corp.
Tyler Green - S - DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, MD)
6'3" 195lbs, 4-star (0.8668)
Indiana's highest rated committed recruit shocked the Big Ten by not only decommitting from Ohio State, but then passing up Maryland and NC State for Indiana. Will definitely compete for a spot in the defensive rotation right away.
DaVondre Love - OL - Affton HS (St. Louis, MO)
6'7" 290lbs, 2-star (0.7959)
An offensive lineman with massive size, but lacks the right skill set to jump into the next level right away. Chose IU over Syracuse.
Isaac James - WR/ATH - Carmel HS (Carmel, IN)
5'11" 180lbs, 3-star (0.8563)
Speedy athlete that runs a 4.5 40yd dash, but must prove himself to be a viable pass catcher in a high-tempo offense. Chose Indiana over Northwestern, Wisconsin, Akron, and Army.
Mike Majette - CB/ATH - Woodbridge HS (Woodbridge, VA)
5'11" 195lbs, 3-star (0.8517)
Another recently committed athlete who primarily played QB in high school. Look for Wilsom to use Majette's speed to send him on deep routes or cover a speedy opposing receiver. Chose Indiana over BC, James Madison, and Liberty.
Austin King - QB - Alpharetta HS (Alpharetta, GA)
6'3" 193lbs, 3-stars (0.8535)
Decommitted from NC State and chose IU over the likes of Georgia State, Harvard, and Miami (OH). He is a pure pocket passer that fits the mold of the Hoosiers' offense, but will need some polishing before becoming the starter, perhaps as early as 2016.
Donavan Hale - WR - Largo HS (Largo, FL)
6'3" 200lbs, 3-stars (0.8072)
Big receiver that can use his size to go and get jump balls in the endzone. Chose Indiana over offers from Syracuse, Louisville, Minnesota, and Middle Tennessee State.
Jonathan Crawford - S - Largo HS (Largo, FL)
Crawford gives Indiana a nice young 1-2 punch at the safety positions along with Tyler Green. Tall, but needs more strength to be effective. Picked Indiana over Syracuse, UConn, East Carolina, and FIU.
Jordan Howard - RB - UAB (transfer from disbanded program)
6'0" 203lbs, rating not available
An unheralded recruit coming out of Gardendale, AL, in 2013, he was a rare college free agent after UAB discontinued its football program. The nation's 7th leading rusher in 2014, he will have two years of immediate eligibility remaining. He whittled his choices down to Indiana and Vanderbilt, and became a Hoosier on New Years Day. IU having friend and former UAB receiver Marqui Hawkins on board helped give the Hoosiers the leg up.
Brandon Wilson - DE - West Orange HS (Charlotte, NC)
6'4" 240lbs, 3-star (0.8500)
This sizeable DE, formerly committed to Virginia, cited the comfort of the system and with the coaches for his switch to Indiana. He becomes the 20th addition to the Hoosiers' recruiting class. He chose Indiana over Virginia, Mississippi St, and Kentucky.
Chuck Davis - CB - Broad Run HS (Ashburn, VA)
5'10" 170lbs, 3-stars (0.8298)
Indiana is the front runner for Davis, with Wisconsin not far behind. He is taking his time with his decision while also mulling offers from East Carolina, Hawaii, and Marshall.
Nick Dawson - OLB - Eagles Landing Christian Academy (McDonough, GA)
6'2" 215lbs, 3-stars (0.8610)
Talented linebacker that has his visit to Bloomington scheduled for January 31st. Louisville is considered the favorite here, with Indiana and Cincinnati coming after that.
Jamal Milan - DT - Raby HS (Chicago, IL)
6'3" 267lbs, 3-stars (0.8550)
No clear front runner has been named by the big man, but he has narrowed it to 4 top contenders: Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, and Maryland.
Tremaine Dillard - WR - Lovejoy HS (Hampton, GA)
Dareus Brown - ILB - Stephenson HS (Stone Mountain, GA)
Von Davis - CB - Mt. Dora HS (Mount Dora, FL)
Cortez Sisco - OLB - Desoto Central (Southaven, MS)
Brad Peterson - DE - Du Bois HS (Du Bois, PA)
Timon Nolan - WR/CB - George Ranch HS (Rosenberg, TX)
Jalen Miller - QB - Thornwood HS (South Holland, IL)
Guerin Wagner - OT - Zionsville HS (Zionsville, IN)
Brandon Peters - QB - Avon HS (Avon,IN)
Noah Burkes - OLB - Carmel HS (Carmel, IN)
Tristen Wallace - QB - DeSoto HS (DeSoto, TX)
Austin Mack - WR - Bishop Luers HS (Fort Wayne, IN)
Craig Watts - S - Gibbs HS (St. Petersburg, FL)
Sean Foster - OT - Carmel Catholic HS (Mundelein, IL)
Chris Evans - RB - Ben Davis HS (Indianapolis, IN)
Jango Glackin - OLB - Lebanon HS (Lebanon, OH)
Naquan Jones - DT - Evanston Township HS (Evanston, IL)
Trent Maynard - Decatur Central HS (Indianapolis, IN)
Tim Hart - OLB - Memphis University School (Memphis, TN)
Note: All ratings come from the 247Composite rating system