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Eyeing IU


Football releases Class of 2010

Indiana had 25 players in its class of 2010. Unlike in recent years, the bulk of players came from outside of the state.

The list includes eight players from Ohio, three from Michigan, two from Illinois, Wisconsin and California and one from Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland and Washington, D.C. There are four players from Indiana.

Looking to make up for losses at linebacker and the secondary, IU added six linebackers, four cornerbacks and two safeties.

The list is headlined by running back Matt Perez, who earned Illinois Player of the Year honors by the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and

Here is a list of Indiana's 2010 signees:

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/Last School

Pete Bachman DE 6-5 240 Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder HS

Antonio Banks RB 5-10 210 Middletown, Ohio/Middletown HS

Cameron Cole CB 5-11 175 Cincinnati, Ohio/La Salle HS

Jack Denton LB 6-2 235 Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville HS

Cody Evers OL 6-4 315 Little Chute, Wis./Little Chute HS

Drew Hardin S 6-0 190 Louisville, Ky./Ballard HS

Marlandez Harris DL 6-2 255 Springfield, Ill./Sacred Heart-Griffin HS

Leneil Himes TE 6-3 245 Plymouth, Ind./Plymouth HS

Chase Hoobler LB 6-2 225 Orrville, Ohio/Orville HS

Kofi Hughes QB/ATH 6-2 200 Indianapolis, Ind./Cathedral HS

Bill Ivan OL 6-4 250 Charlevoix, Mich./Charlevoix HS

Shaquille Jefferson S 6-0 180 Lexington, Ohio/Lexington HS

Andre Kates CB 5-11 200 Washington D.C./ASA College

Lenyatta Kiles CB 5-11 190 Los Angeles, Calif./Cerritos (Calif.) College

Tim O'Conner WR 6-3 190 Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder HS

Matt Perez RB 5-11 200 Park Ridge, Ill./Maine South HS

Paul Phillips TE 6-5 225 Darnestown, Md./Georgetown Prep

Ryan Phillis LB 6-3 230 Boardman, Ohio/Boardman HS

Harrison Scott DE 6-3 250 New Albany, Ohio/New Albany HS

Ishmael Thomas LB 6-4 210 Detroit, Mich./Renaissance HS

Jeff Thomas LB 6-1 240 Millbrae, Calif./Foothill (Calif.) CC

Xavier Whitaker RB 6-2 195 Brookfield, Wis./Brookfield Central HS

Brian Williams CB 6-0 180 Lawrenceville, Ga./Peachtree Ridge HS

Logan Young WR 6-3 190 Muncie, Ind./Delta HS

Matt Zakrzewski LB 6-2 220 Traverse City, Mich./St. Francis HS