Program-wise, Center Grove, Brownsburg and Valparaiso high schools headline the Hoosier State squad with four selections each. Lawrence North and Merrillville have three.
First Team Offense
QB — Brady Allen, Gibson Southern (Fort Branch) | 6-5 | 196 | Jr.
Indiana’s No. 4 overall 2022 prospect and a Top 10 pro-style quarterback prospect nationally. Has thrown for 5,109 yards and 60 touchdowns the last two years. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. Holds seven offers, including Wisconsin, Indiana, Cincinnati, West Virginia, Kansas and Virginia Tech. Committed to Purdue. QB — Maximus Grimes, Valparaiso | 6-2 | 206 | Sr.
Transfer from Lafayette Jefferson is coming off an ACL injury. Has thrown for 68 touchdowns and 5,340 yards the last two years. Two-time IFCA All-Indiana. RB — Wenkers Wright, Floyd Central (Floyds Knobs) | 6-2 | 185 | Sr.
Illinois State commit ran for 2,056 yards and 26 touchdowns last season. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. RB — Omarion Dixon, Harrison (West Lafayette) | 6-1 | 205 | Sr.
Named IFCA 2019 All-Indiana last year after running for 1,642 yards and 18 touchdowns. WR — Preston Terrell, Brownsburg | 6-3 | 180 | Sr.
One of the country’s Top 100 receiver prospects. Committed to Purdue. Also holds offers from Indiana State, Ball State and Akron. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana.WR — JoJo Johnson, Merrillville | 5-11 | 170 | Sr.
Ranked the nation’s No. 71 athlete prospect. Washington State, San Diego State, Colorado State and Toledo among his 14 offers. Committed to Cincinnati. TE — Aaron Steinfeldt, Bloomington North | 6-5 | 230 | Sr.
Top 40 tight end prospect nationally. Committed to Indiana on April 3. Caught 40 passes for 546 yards and five touchdowns last year. Holds 11 offers, including Cincinnati, Toledo, Boise State and Virginia. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana.OL — Blake Fisher, Avon | 6-5.5 | 336 | Sr.
The 4-star prospect is Notre Dame's second highest ranked recruit in current class and the country’s No. 8 tackle prospect. Holds over 32 offers, including Alabama, Georgia, Ohio State, LSU, Michigan, Oklahoma, Oregon, Penn State and Wisconsin. Will play in the All-American Bowl. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. OL — Luke Collinsworth, East Central (St. Leon) | 6-6 | 300 | Sr.
No. 40 tackle prospect nationally is Cincinnati’s highest-ranked recruit in the current class. Also owns offers from Indiana, Purdue, Kansas and Ball State. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana.OL — Joshua Sales, Brownsburg | 6-6 | 285 | Sr.
Top 50 tackle prospect nationally. Holds 18 offers, including West Virginia, Cincinnati, Illinois, Maryland, Rutgers, Nebraska, Purdue, Arizona State and Michigan State. Committed to Indiana on Aug. 1.OL — Zen Michalski, Floyd Central (Floyds Knobs) | 6-6 | 280 | Sr.
Country’s No. 52 tackle prospect committed to Louisville on April 25. Holds 22 offers, including Indiana, Cincinnati, Michigan state, Mississippi and Kansas State. OL — Joey Tanona, Zionsville | 6-5 | 280 | Jr.
Notre Dame commit and four-star recruit is the nation’s No. 13 tackle prospect for 2022. Committed to the Fighting Irish on July 25. Holds 14 offers, including Ohio State, Penn State, LSU, Michigan, Tennessee, Purdue, Indiana, Iowa and Nebraska. OL — Demon Moore, Fort Wayne Snider | 6-4 | 295 | Jr.
Country’s No. 7 guard prospect for 2022. Four-star prospect has 10 offers, including Ohio State, Penn State, Oregon, Texas A&M, Tennessee, Indiana and Purdue. AP — Donaven McCulley, Lawrence North (Indianapolis) | 6-5 | 195 | Sr.
Considered the nation’s No. 12 dual-threat quarterback prospect. Committed to Indiana on June 11. Purdue, Michigan State, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi and Cincinnati also among his suitors. Four-star prospect threw for 1,958 yards and 17 touchdowns last year. Also added 563 yards rushing. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. K — Austin Watson, Center Grove (Greenwood) | 6-0 | 170 | Sr.
IFCA 2019 All-Indiana selection after hitting 15 field goals and 37-of-38 PATs.First Team DefenseDL — Caden Curry, Center Grove (Greenwood) | 6-5 | 250 | Jr.
Indiana’s No. 1 overall 2022 prospect and the nation’s No. 10 defensive tackle prospect. Had 100 tackles, 26.5 tackles-for-loss and 10.5 sacks last year. Holds eight offers, including Indiana, Iowa, Purdue, Missouri and Arizona State. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana.DL — Cooper Jones, Valparaiso | 6-6 | 245 | Sr.
Top 30 strongside defensive end prospect nationally. Had 49 tackles, 10.5 tackles-for-loss and seven sacks last season. Father Eric played at Notre Dame. Picked the Hoosiers over Ohio State, Michigan, Iowa, Purdue and Central Michigan. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. DL — Rodney McGraw, Elkhart Central | 6-5 | 223 | Sr.
Ranked among the Top 30 weakside defensive end prospect nationally. Over the past two seasons has registered 118 tackles, 39.5 tackles-for-loss, 13 sacks and seven forced fumbles. His 14 offers include Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State and Cincinnati. Also plays basketball.DL — Kyran Montgomery, Pike (Indianapolis) | 6-4 | 215 | Sr.
Top 30 weakside defensive end prospect nationally. Has tallied 150 tackles, 25 tackles-for-loss and six sacks the past two seasons. Among his 22 offers, Arizona State, Boston College, Minnesota, Missouri, Penn State and Purdue are listed as favorites. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana.DL — Austin Booker, Center Grove (Greenwood) | 6-5 | 235 | Sr.
Considered a Top 50 weakside defensive end prospect nationally. Committed to Minnesota on May 30. Registered 67 tackles, 14 tackles-for-loss, eight sacks and two forced fumbles last season. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, Washington, Texas Tech, Nebraska, Indiana, Purdue, Iowa and Vanderbilt among his 20 offers.LB — Yanni Karlaftis, West Lafayette | 6-2 | 203 | Sr.
Country's No. 15 outside linebacker prospect and 4-star recruit has been a contributor since his freshman season. Has 233 tackles, 23 tackles-for-loss, seven fumble recoveries and seven interceptions heading into senior season. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. Holds 12 offers, with Purdue, Wisconsin, Oregon and California listed as favorites. Brother George plays at Purdue. Owns an impressive 30.6-inch vertical. LB — Bobby Babcock, Hobart | 5-11 | 215 | Sr.
IFCA 2019 All-Indiana selection has committed to Illinois State. Had 65 tackles, 25 tackles-for-loss, six sacks, six forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and an interception last year. LB — Dominic Padjen, Carmel | 5-11 | 220 | Sr.
IFCA 2019 All-Indiana last year after registering 125 tackles.DB — Daylan Carnell, Ben Davis (Indianapolis) | 6-1.5 | 195 | Sr.
Ranked the nation's No. 32 cornerback prospect committed to the Tigers on June 1. Had 33 tackles and five interceptions last season. Vertical is an impressive 31 inches. Picked Missouri over Notre dame, Iowa, Nebraska, Purdue, Washington state, West Virginia, Indiana, Louisville, Duke, Cincinnati and Michigan State. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana.DB — Theran Johnson, North Central (Indianapolis) | 6-0 | 170 | Sr.
Country's No. 79 cornerback prospect committed to the Wildcats on May 3. Had 62 tackles and four interceptions a year ago. Also holds offers from Ball State, Miami (OH), Cincinnati and Central Michigan.DB — Aiden Ewers, New Palestine | 6-0 | 180 | Sr.
IFCA 2019 All-Indiana selection after leading the state in pass break-ups (16). Also had 36 tackles and an interception (for a touchdown). Transfer from Franklin Central. AP — Zachary Vode, Hobart | 6-3 | 210 | Sr.
Western Michigan commit is a Top 130 athlete prospect nationally. Had 77 tackles and five interceptions last season. Also caught 43 passes for 787 yards and four touchdowns. Picked the Broncos over Miami (Ohio). IFCA 2019 All-Indiana.AP — Rylan Cole, Mt. Vernon (Fortville) | 6-1 | 190 | Sr.
IFCA 2019 All-Indiana selection has 17 career interceptions (three returned for touchdowns) and 169 tackles. Also has 3,175 career all-purpose yards, including 1,918 rushing and 33 touchdowns. Committed to Indiana State.P — Nate Newcomer, NorthWood (Nappanee) | 5-11 | 192 | Sr.
Named IFCA 2019 All-Indiana last season after averaging 40.9 yards per punt. Also doubled as a standout quarterback (1,298 yards rushing and 13 touchdowns; 835 yards passing and 10 touchdowns) and safety (51 tackles and three interceptions). Second Team Offense
QB — Ben Easters, Brownsburg (Ind.) | 6-3 | 195 | Sr.
Nation's No. 63 pro-style quarterback prospect committed to Kansas on Aug. 13. Also holds an offer from Bowling Green. Threw for 1,881 yards and 21 touchdowns last season. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana.
QB — Brady Hunt, Delta (Muncie) | 6-5 | 201 | Sr.
Top 75 pro-style quarterback prospect nationally and Ball State commit has thrown for 2,696 yards and 33 touchdowns the last two years. Also has eight rushing touchdowns.QB — Ron Powlus, Penn (Mishawaka) | 6-2 | 225 | Sr.
Nation's No. 56 pro-style quarterback prospect is the son of former Notre Dame quarterback Ron Powlus. Holds offers from Kentucky, Bowling Green, Buffalo and Central Michigan.RB — Colin Price, Zionsville | 6-1 | 185 | Sr.
Ran for 1,769 yards and 15 touchdowns last season. Named IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. RB — Tommy Burbee, Valparaiso | 6-1 | 175 | Sr.
Selected IFCA 2019 All-Indiana after rushing for 1,761 yards and 23 touchdowns last season. WR — Tyren Mason, Elkhart Memorial | 6-0 | 175 | Sr.
Western Michigan commit. Caught 30 passes for 444 yards and six touchdowns last season. WR — Omar Cooper, Lawrence North (Indianapolis) | 6-1 | 170 | Jr.
Top 50 receiver prospect nationally and IFCA 2019 All-Indiana selection. Holds nine offers, including Wisconsin, Purdue, Indiana, West Virginia and Cincinnati. TE — Landon Morris, Fishers | 6-5 | 210 | Sr.
Top 75 tight end prospect nationally caught 31 passes for 557 yards and five touchdowns last season at Nazareth Academy (Ill.). Transferred back to Fishers after Illinois cancelled fall football. Mom — Lori (Meinerding) Morris-DeVries – was Indiana Miss Basketball and a McDonald's All-American in 1997. Picked the Orange over Michigan, UCF, Toledo, Iowa State and Boston College. OL — Jaelin Alstott-Vandevanter, Mooresville | 6-7 | 260 | Sr.
Top 100 tackle prospect nationally. Committed to Purdue. Indiana and Cincinnati have also offered.OL — Zach Richards, Mooresville | 6-3 | 296 | Sr.
Country’s No. 49 guard prospect has picked Purdue over Indiana, Illinois, Cincinnati, Central Michigan and Ohio. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. OL — Vinny Fiacable, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger | 6-4 | 300 | Sr.
Top 50 guard prospect nationally committed to Indiana on April 6. Holds 15 offers, including Louisville, Cincinnati, San Jose State and Ohio. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana.OL — Mahamane Moussa, Pike (Indianapolis) | 6-5 | 260 | Sr.
Top 100 tackle prospect nationally. Boston College, Louisville, Wake Forest, San Diego State, Memphis and Kansas among his 18 offers. Committed to Purdue.OL — John Hofer, Valparaiso | 6-6 | 230 | Sr.
Western Michigan recruit is a Top 175 tackle prospect nationally. Also holds offers from Ball State, Kent State, Miami (Ohio) and Toledo. OL — Pete Nygra, Brownsburg | 6-4 | 260 | Sr.
Country’s No. 22 center prospect has committed to Northern Illinois. Also holds offers from Ball State, Central Michigan and Western Michigan. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. OL — Phil Gunn, Hammond Morton | 6-3 | 310 | Sr.
Ball State commit considered a Top 100 guard prospect nationally. OL — Kolby Borders, McCutcheon (Lafayette) | 6-5 | 300 | Sr.
Top 105 guard prospect nationally has committed to Miami (Ohio). Ball State and Illinois state also offered. AP — Khalid Stamps, Marion | 5-7 | 165 | Sr.
Ran for 1,576 yards and 20 touchdowns last season. Named IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. Has 2,239 career rushing yards.AP — Carter Little, Maconaquah (Bunker Hill) | 6-0 | 190 | Sr.
IFCA 2019 All-Indiana selection is looking for his third straight 1,000-yard rushing season. Ran for 1,619 yards and 16 touchdowns last year after rushing for 1,000 yards and 17 touchdowns as a sophomore. Also has 28 career receptions for 408 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively has 169 tackles, 18 tackles-for-loss, eight interceptions, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. K — Andre Sallade, Mississinewa (Gas City) | 6-0 | 170 | Sr.
Named IFCA 2019 All-Indiana last year after hitting six-of-seven field goals and 53-of-59 PATs.
Second Team Defense
DL — Jalen Monrrow, Lafayette Jefferson | 6-4 | 258 | Sr.
Country's No. 75 strongside defensive end prospect committed to Bearcats on April 7. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana.
DL — Joe Strickland, Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory (Indianapolis) | 6-4 | 245 | Jr.
Nation’s 12th ranked strongside defensive end prospect for 2022. Holds 12 offers, including Michigan, Penn State, Purdue, Indiana, Virginia Tech, Minnesota and Michigan State. DL — Popeye Williams, Westfield | 6-3 | 225 | Jr.
Top 15 weakside defensive end prospect nationally for 2022. Holds 11 offers, including Alabama, Wisconsin, Penn State, Virginia Tech and Kentucky. DL — Dierre Kelly, Merrillville | 6-2 | 240 | Sr.
Bowling Green commit transferred from Hammond Morton. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. Country’s No. 101 strongside defensive end prospect. DL — Peyton Price, Lafayette Jefferson | 6-2 | 295 | Sr.
Eastern Michigan commit is a Top 115 defensive tackle prospect nationally. DL — Tyson Lee, South Bend Riley | 6-3 | 235 | Sr.
Top 105 strongside defensive end prospect nationally has committed to Western Michigan. Holds seven hours, including Toledo, Ball State, Miami (Ohio) and Central Michigan. DL — Larry Harris, Lawrence North (Indianapolis) | 6-5 | 275 | Sr.
Ball State commit is a Top 120 defensive tackle prospect nationally. Also has offers from Murray State and Southeast Missouri State. DL — Kenneth Grant, Merrillville | 6-4 | 335 | Jr.
IFCA 2019 All-Indiana selection owns three offers (Purdue, Cincinnati and Bowling Green).LB — Luke Palmer, Homestead (Fort Wayne) | 5-10 | 190 | Sr.
Named IFCA 2019 All-Indiana last year after registering 97 tackles and 14 tackles-for-loss. Had 53 tackles as a sophomore. LB — Jackson Schott, Center Grove (Greenwood) | 6-3 | 195 | Sr.
Miami (Ohio) commit is a Top 135 outside linebacker commit nationally. Also holds offer from Western Michigan. LB — Micah Green, North Central (Indianapolis) | 6-0 | 205 | Sr.
Had 103 tackles last season en route to earning IFCA 2019 All-Indiana honors. LB — Devon Tippmann, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger | 6-1 | 185 | Sr.
IFCA 2019 All-Indiana selection led the team in tackles last year. Also rushed for 500 yards and six touchdowns. LB — Nyles Sutton, Castle (Newburgh) | 5-11 | 192 | Sr.
IFCA 2019 All-Indiana selection is looking for his third straight 100-plus tackle season. Had 122 stops as a junior and 104 as a sophomore. Has 18 career tackles-for-loss and four interceptions. DB — Keagan Labelle, Mt. Vernon (Fortville) | 5-6 | 165 | Jr.
Had 135 tackles and 10 tackles-for-loss last year. Also rushed for 485 yards and eight touchdowns. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana. DB — Micah Hauser, Westfield | 5-9 | 170 | Jr.
IFCA 2019 All-Indiana selection last year had 88 tackles and four interceptions. Doubles as a running back (10 career touchdowns). AP — Maddix Blackwell, Bloomington South | 5-11 | 180 | Sr.
IFCA 2019 All-Indiana performer had 111 tackles and seven interceptions last year. Also hauled in 16 passes for 373 yards and four touchdowns. Notched 89 tackles as a sophomore. P — Tristen Hayes, Oak Hill (Converse) | 6-5 | 230 | Sr.
Averaged 34 yards per punt last year. Also excels at defensive line (56 tackles) and offensive line. IFCA 2019 All-Indiana.