2018 Early Signing Period Signee Profile: DT C.J. Person


Written By Evan McShane

C.J. Person, 6’2”, 295 pounds, Montgomery, AL (Montgomery Catholic), DT, 247Sports Composite Ranking: 3-star (84.85)

C.J. Person has signed with the Indiana Hoosiers. Person is a 6-foot-2, 295-pound standout defensive tackle from Montgomery Catholic Prep School in Alabama. He is one of the top-50 players in the state of Alabama and he is among the top-75 defensive tackles in the country. Person will provide Indiana with good size up front for years to come. He possesses above average athleticism for someone of his stature.

Despite a ranking of only three stars, Person will finish his high school career boasting well over 25 scholarship offers. He ultimately chose the Hoosiers over Mississippi State, Purdue, Memphis, Navy and several others. Click here to view a collection of Person’s high school film and numerous highlight videos from Hudl.com. It is of utmost importance in the Big Ten to load up on big bodies. The Hoosiers will have big shoes to fill after losing guys like Jacob Robinson. The addition of C.J. Person will give the Indiana defense a huge boost.