2020 Indiana Football Recruiting Board

This recruiting board includes some of the top prospects around the country the Indiana staff is actively pursuing. With over 200 Indiana offers extended to possible prospects, this list will only represent individuals that have shown interest to Indiana University. This board will be fluid and updated on a regular basis as players commit to Indiana or another school.


Committed

Rashawn Williams

  • Verbal Commit on April 29th, 2019
  • Wide Receiver, 6’1”, 185 Pounds, Martin Luther King (MI)
  • 247 Ranking: 4-star

The signing of Rashawn Williams marks an important milestone for Indiana football. Specifically, he is the highest rated recruit in program history. He wants to immediately make an impact and his relationship with coach Mike Hart likely has to do with him committing to the Hoosiers. Williams will most likely be a Day-1 starter with his wide catching radius and elite athleticism.

Ty Wise

  • Verbal Commit- 3-7-2019
  • Outside Linebacker, 6’2”, 210 Pounds, Carmel High School (IN)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Wise is an in-state recruit and becomes Indiana first commitment of the 2020 class. He is ranked as a top 10 player in Indiana. Indiana University was the first school to offer Wise a scholarship. As a junior he recorded 83 tackles, 7 tackles for loss and 2 sacks. He chose Indiana University over 9 other MAC level programs.

Luke Wiginton

  • Committed: April 6, 2019
  • Offensive Tackle, 6’5”, 275 Pounds, Bishop Dwenger (IN)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Wiginton is an in-state offensive lineman with Big Ten size. He is 6’5” with a frame that can add the weight needed to compete at the highest level. He is currently ranked as the 11th ranked player in the state of Indiana. He committed to Indiana University on April 6th over offers from Purdue, Cincinnati, West Virginia, and Minnesota.

Cameron Knight

  • Committed: May 18, 2019
  • Offensive Line, 6’3″, 270 pounds, Noblesville (IN)
  • 247 Ranking: 2-star

Knight is an in-state offensive lineman that is the brother of former Indiana Hoosier Brandon Knight, who now plays in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys. Cameron has a lot of similarities to his older brother in terms of play style and athleticism. Brandon Knight developed over time during his Indiana career and younger brother Cameron is looking to fill out his frame more during his time in Bloomington. His brother Brandon left the program at nearly 6’5″ and 315 pounds. Cameron has a bit of a ways to go.

David Baker

  • Committed: June 28, 2019
  • Wide Receiver/Safety, 6’2”, 200 Pounds, Indianapolis Scecina (IN)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Baker is the top rated Wide Receiver in Indiana and is a top 10 rated overall player in the state. He visited Indiana on February 2, 2019 (unofficial) and is very high on Indiana’s wish list. Baker held eight offers from schools such as Iowa, Purdue, and Michigan.

Tim Baldwin

  • Committed: December 8, 2019
  • Running Back, 6-foot, 195 pounds, Patriot (Nokesville, VA)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Baldwin is the only running back to commit to Indiana for the 2020 recruiting class. The 6-foot halfback from Nokesville Va. ranks 48th amongst running backs and is ranked 17th in his home state. Baldwin received offers from six other Big Ten schools including both Michigan and Ohio State.

Damarjhe Lewis

  • Committed: November 28, 2019
  • Defensive Tackle, 6-foot-2, 273 pounds, Griffin (Griffin, GA)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Damarjhe Lewis visited Indiana on Nov. 23 and then committed just five days later. Lewis received four offers from the SEC and chose to play for the Hoosiers after the decision coming between them and Auburn. The Griffin, Ga. native is the second defensive line to commit to Tom Allen’s 2020 class.

Jalen Williams

  • Committed: August 1, 2019
  • Tight End, 6-foot-7, 200 pounds, Apopka (Apopka, FL)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Indiana’s ties to Florida continue to grow as Jalen Williams is another player from the state to commit to the Hoosiers. The 6-foot-7 tight end ranks in the top-40 for his position and with that size he adds a big target for the Hoosiers’ offense inside the red zone.

Caleb Murphy

  • Committed: June 4, 2019
  • Weakside Defensive End, 6-foot-4, 250 pounds, West Washington (Campbellsburg, IN)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Indiana’s fifth commit for the class of 2020 is defensive end Caleb Murphy from West Washington High School in Campbellsburg, Ind. Notably, Murphy committed the same day he was offered on June 23. As a 3-star recruit he has size at 6-foot-4 and 250 pounds. That size gives him an edge as his length enables him to strike first on the line of scrimmage and get extension to shrug-off blockers.

Bryson Bonds

  • Committed: December 8, 2019
  • Safety, 6-foot-1, 189 pounds, Crowley (Crowley, TX)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Bryson Bonds received an offer from the Hoosiers back in October and committed on Dec.8. The 3-star safety is the 121st ranked player in Texas and the 62nd ranked safety in the nation. Bonds is the only safety to commit to Indiana for this recruiting class.

Lemuel Neely-Watley

  • Committed: June 23, 2019
  • Cornerback, 5-foot-11, 170 pounds, Harper Woods (Harper Woods, MI)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Lemuel Neely-Watley’s commitment makes the eighth for Tom Allen in the 2020 class and the second from Detroit, MI. At 5-foot-11 and 170 pounds, Neely-Watley ranks in the top-30 in the state of Michigan and received an offer from Michigan State before choosing the Hoosiers.

Christopher Keys

  • Committed: June 6, 2019
  • Cornerback, 6-foot-1, 165 pounds, Collins (Collins, MS)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Christopher Keys is the lone commitment from the state of Mississippi for Indiana. According to his 247Sports composite score, Keys ranks in the top-30 in Mississippi and in the top-80 in the nation for cornerbacks. With the commitments from Keys, Neely-Watley and Bonds the Hoosiers have picked up three more defensive backs to aid the secondary.

AJ Barner

  • Committed: December 8, 2019
  • Tight End, 6-foot-5, 225 pounds, Aurora (Aurora, OH)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Committing on Dec. 8, Barner is the second tight end in this recruiting class for the Hoosiers. The 3-star tight end ranks just outside the top-50 for his position and is ranked as the 49th best player in Ohio. With Jalen Williams’ commitment and the rising performance of current tight end Peyton Hendershot, competition will be rising for reps at that position.

Brady Feeney

  • Committed: July 28, 2019
  • Offensive Lineman, 6-foot-4, 285 pounds, Christian Brothers College (Saint Louis, MO)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

After receiving an offer from Indiana back in April, Feeney changed his commitment from Rice to the Hoosiers. The Saint Louis, Mo. native ranks in the top-80 for his position and the top-25 in the state. Feeney received three other offers from the Big Ten and one from Notre Dame.

Javon Swinton

  • Committed: July 25, 2019
  • Athlete, 6-foot-1, 160 pounds, North Stafford (Stafford, VA)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Javon Swinton committed to Indiana back in July and went on an official visit on Dec. 6. As a 3-star athlete, Swinton ranks 33rd amongst players in Virginia and is just outside the top-125 nationally. The Stafford, VA native is the only athlete commit for Indiana.

Dexter Williams

  • Committed: June 23, 2019
  • Dual, 6-foot-1, 190 pounds, Mount De Sales Academy (Macon, GA)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Dexter Williams is a 3-star dual threat quarterback and ranks 35th for his position. In high school, he moved his offense down the field while running the option, which is a style that most college offenses run in the modern era. When necessary, Williams has shown the capability to put air underneath the ball and attempt big plays with deep throws.

Coleon Smith

  • Committed: July 28, 2019
  • Offensive Lineman, 6-foot-6, 340 pounds, Belleville (Belleville, MI)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Coleon Smith took an official visit to Indiana on Dec. 6 and ranks in the top-50 in Michigan. The 6-foot-6 and 340 pound offensive lineman adds more size to the Hoosier front line. With development and experience competing against players such as Caleb Jones and Matthew Bedford, Smith has the potential to evolve into a dominant player on the offensive line.

Vinny Sciury

  • Committed: November 24, 2019
  • Offensive Lineman, 6-foot-4, 300 pounds, Perry (Massillon, OH)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Back in November, Vinny Sciury changed his commitment from Toledo to Indiana and took an official visit to Bloomington on Dec. 6. Along with the offers from the Hoosiers and the Rockets, the 3-star offensive lineman picked up offers from Bowling Green, Kent State and Ohio.

Dylan Powell

  • Announced Transfer to Indiana: December 6, 2019
  • Offensive Lineman, 6-foot-3, 281 pounds, Hannibal (Hannibal, MO)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Dylan Powell entered the transfer portal and left Stanford University. He then committed to play for the Hoosiers on Dec. 6. Powell is the fifth offensive lineman to commit to Indiana creating more depth for a position group that endured multiple injuries in 2019.

Charlie Spegal

  • Committed: December 8, 2019
  • Fullback, 5-foot-10, 220 pounds, New Palestine (New Palestine, IN)
  • 247 Ranking: 3-star

Charlie Spegal announced his commitment to play for Indiana on Dec. 8. According to 247Sports rankings, he is the third rank fullback in the nation and the 36th best players in Indiana. Spegal is the only Indiana high school player to rush for more than 10,000 yards in a career. The New Palestine, Ind. native recorded 173 rushing touchdowns during his high school career.