Hoosiers to Host 18 Players for Junior Day on Sunday

Hoosiers to Host 18 Players for Junior Day on Sunday

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

Recruiting never ends. Tom Allen and his staff just wrapped up the 2019 recruiting class last Wednesday and now it is time for that group to jump into building another strong class for the 2020 cycle. Junior days play a big role in getting prospects on campus. He is the list of prospects that should be on campus on Sunday. The list was obtained by Matt Weaver of Peegs.com and he gave us written permission to use it. This group in heavy with linemen on both sides of the ball as Indiana has made those positions a priority in the 2020 class once again.

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Notes and Quotes From Tom Allen's National Signing Day Press Conference

Notes and Quotes From Tom Allen's National Signing Day Press Conference

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle) 

Indiana head coach Tom Allen met with the media after closing out his 2019 recruiting class on National Signing Day. Here are some tidbits as well as some of the more important quotes from today’s event.

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Hoosiers Sign Three-Star Safety Josh Sanguinetti on National Signing Day

Hoosiers Sign Three-Star Safety Josh Sanguinetti on National Signing Day

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

Josh Sanguinetti, 6’2”, 171 pounds, Fort Lauderdale, FL (University School.), Safety, 247Sports Composite Ranking H.S.: 3-star (88.80)

The Hoosiers once again reached down to the Sunshine State to bolster their recruiting class. Three-star safety Josh Sanguinetti, out of University School in Fort Lauderdale, has signed with the Hoosiers. IU had been in the market for another safety in this class and landed a solid prospect. His six-foot-two frame reminds some of former Hoosier Jonathan Crawford and if he is anywhere close to where Crawford was as a Hoosier, IU found a gem.

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Hoosiers Sign Three-Star OL Tim Weaver on National Signing Day

Hoosiers Sign Three-Star OL Tim Weaver on National Signing Day

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

Tim Weaver, 6’5”, 285 pounds, Hellertown, PA (Saucon Valley.), Safety, 247Sports Composite Ranking H.S.: 3-star (83.15)

The offensive line was a priority for the Hoosiers ahead National Signing Day. Tim Weaver has been classified as a late bloomer and committed to the Hoosiers on February 2nd after taking an official visit on January 25th.

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Hoosiers Land Commitment From Three-Star OL Tim Weaver

Hoosiers Land Commitment From Three-Star OL Tim Weaver

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

With the February signing period just a few days away the eyes of IU football fans have been watching social media for commitments. On Saturday afternoon the Hoosiers landed their 20th commitment for the 2019 signing class as Tim Weaver, a six-foot-five offensive lineman out of Hellertown, Pennsylvania.

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2018 Indiana Hoosiers Early Signing Period Recap

2018 Indiana Hoosiers Early Signing Period Recap

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

The Indiana Hoosier football program welcomed in 19 new signees on Wednesday during the early signing period. There is a lot of information to sort through in many different places. The Hoosiers came out in great shape as Tom Allen and company inked what at the time is a top-40 class. Indiana will still have five scholarships to play with for the February signing day, so that number can change. It’s been a long day so, let’s do a recap of one of the more important days around college football. We will look at IU’s top signee as well as some players who could have an instant impact and others that are potential sleepers and what positions IU is targeting from now until February 6th. EDITORS NOTE: I did not include QB Jack Tuttle in this article since he is a transfer and is not included in 247Sports class rankings.

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2018 Early Signing Period Signee Profile: LB Cam Williams

2018 Early Signing Period Signee Profile: LB Cam Williams

Written by Evan McShane

Cameron Williams, 6’3”, 205 pounds, Merrilville, IN (Andrean H.S.), DT, 247Sports Composite Ranking: 4-star (89.99)

Cam Williams was one of the top priorities for head coach Tom Allen and his staff. Landing Williams was a massive victory for the future of Hoosier footballl. The stud linebacker from Andrean High School in Northwest Indiana dominated his competition. He finished his high school career ranked as the fifth best player in the state and one of the top-20 linebackers in the country. 

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2018 Early Signing Period Signee Profile: WR Jordan Jakes

2018 Early Signing Period Signee Profile: WR Jordan Jakes

Written by Nate Comp

Jordan Jakes, 6’5”, 195 pounds, McDonough, GA (St. Frances Academy, MD), RB, 247Sports Composite Ranking: 3-star (84.72)

Sometimes in the passing game, you just need a guy that can go up and get the ball over smaller cornerbacks. The Hoosiers have signed just that in big-bodied receiver Jordan Jakes. Jakes played his senior season in Baltimore, Maryland at St. Frances Academy. Jakes held 18 offers but chose the Hoosiers in August over the likes of Virginia, Michigan, and Michigan State. Despite his size, Jakes has proven he can move around at the receiver position and catch balls both on the outside and in the slot: versatility which will come in handy at the next level.

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2018 Early Signing Period Signee Profile: OT Matthew Bedford

2018 Early Signing Period Signee Profile: OT Matthew Bedford

Written by Evan McShane

Matthew Bedford, 6’5”, 260 pounds, Cordova, TN (Cordova), OT, 247Sports Composite Ranking: 3-star (85.93)

Matthew Bedford, an offensive lineman from Cordova High School in Tennessee, stands 6-foot-5, 260-pounds. As is always the case, the more offensive and defensive lineman you can add to your program the better. Fresh, big bodies are always paramount in having a chance at success in the Big Ten. Bedford provides just that. While he will need to adjust to the physicality of the college game, all the tools are there.

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2018 Early Signing Period Signee Profile: DL Beau Robbins

2018 Early Signing Period Signee Profile: DL Beau Robbins

Written by: TJ Inman (@TJHoosierHuddle)

Beau Robbins, 6’4”, 238 pounds, Carmel, IN (Carmel HS), WDE, 247Sports Composite Ranking: 4-star (90.6)

Tom Allen has made the defensive line a major priority since arriving in Bloomington. He and his staff know the Hoosiers must be stout and deep in that unit if they are to survive in the Big Ten East. While they have yet to find a true standout pass rusher, they have improved the depth and the overall skill of the defensive line and they have secured the addition of a four-star weak-side end from Carmel as Beau Robbins signed with the Hoosiers. Robbins is the fourth ranked recruit in the state and the 17th-ranked weak-side defensive end in the country.

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