6 recruits sign financial aid deals with Indiana

Six football recruits have signed financial aid deals with

Indiana – the first official step to having those players join the


It guarantees those players will have scholarships at Indiana if

they sign to play with the Hoosiers. They could still sign with

another program, though not in the Big Ten.

Coach Kevin Wilson made the announcement Tuesday.

Only one player, offensive lineman DeAndre Herron, has actually

signed a national letter-of-intent to play for the Hoosiers. Herron

played prep football at Avon and is a junior college transfer.

Those who agreed to the aid package are offensive linemen Delroy

Baker and Tim Gardner, quarterback Alexander Diamont, tight end

Jordan Fuchs and receiver Dominique Booth.

Wilson is expected to sign a full 25-recruit class Feb. 5,

national signing day.