Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Indiana

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August 22, 2021
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Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Indiana

With National Signing Day behind us and the 2021 college football season fast-approaching, Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Indiana using 247Sports.

There are a number of players primed to make big impacts right away, including as starters as soon as they arrive. The highest-rated players run the gamut from offense to special teams. Without a doubt, several of the players listed here are sure to be household names by the holidays. Keep reading to discover the highest-rated football recruits from your home state.

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#42: Kolby Borders (OG)

- College: Miami (OH)
- High school: Mccutcheon (Lafayette, IN)
- National ranking: #2,635 (2 stars, 0.7801 rating)
- Position ranking: #143 (OG)
- Offers: Miami (OH), Ball State, Illinois State
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#41: Zavier Simpson (WR)

- College: Wake Forest
- High school: Pike (Indianapolis, IN)
- National ranking: #2,629 (2 stars, 0.783 rating)
- Position ranking: #322 (WR)
- Offers: Wake Forest, Air Force, Columbia, Dartmouth, Indiana State
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#40: Matthew Brown (WDE)

- College: Air Force
- High school: New Palestine (New Palestine, IN)
- National ranking: #2,606 (2 stars, 0.7842 rating)
- Position ranking: #133 (WDE)
- Offers: Air Force, Army, Illinois State, Indiana State, Navy
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#39: Jackson Schott (OLB)

- College: Miami (OH)
- High school: Center Grove (Greenwood, IN)
- National ranking: #2,573 (2 stars, 0.7889 rating)
- Position ranking: #167 (OLB)
- Offers: Miami (OH), Western Michigan
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#38: Ethan Sturgeon (OG)

- College: Air Force
- High school: New Palestine (New Palestine, IN)
- National ranking: #2,567 (2 stars, 0.7892 rating)
- Position ranking: #137 (OG)
- Offers: Air Force
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#37: Brady Hunt (PRO)

- College: Ball State
- High school: Delta (Muncie, IN)
- National ranking: #2,541 (2 stars, 0.7903 rating)
- Position ranking: #82 (PRO)
- Offers: Ball State
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#36: Tyson Lee (SDE)

- College: Western Michigan
- High school: Riley (South Bend, IN)
- National ranking: #2,500 (2 stars, 0.7943 rating)
- Position ranking: #152 (SDE)
- Offers: Western Michigan, Ball State, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Illinois State
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#35: Peyton Price (DT)

- College: Eastern Michigan
- High school: Jefferson (Lafayette, IN)
- National ranking: #2,411 (3 stars, 0.7996 rating)
- Position ranking: #136 (DT)
- Offers: Eastern Michigan, Central Michigan
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#34: Phil Gunn (OG)

- College: Ball State
- High school: Merrillville (Hammond, IN)
- National ranking: #2,362 (3 stars, 0.8022 rating)
- Position ranking: #127 (OG)
- Offers: Ball State
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#33: Dierre Kelly (SDE)

- College: Bowling Green
- High school: Merrillville (Merrillville, IN)
- National ranking: #2,349 (3 stars, 0.8026 rating)
- Position ranking: #139 (SDE)
- Offers: Bowling Green, Ball State, Eastern Michigan, Miami (OH), Northern Illinois
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#32: Larry Harris (DT)

- College: Ball State
- High school: Lawrence North (Indianapolis, IN)
- National ranking: #2,342 (3 stars, 0.803 rating)
- Position ranking: #131 (DT)
- Offers: Ball State, Murray State, Southeast Missouri State
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#31: Pete Nygra (OC)

- College: Northern Illinois
- High school: Brownsburg (Brownsburg, IN)
- National ranking: #2,308 (3 stars, 0.8051 rating)
- Position ranking: #27 (OC)
- Offers: Northern Illinois, Ball State, Central Michigan, Western Michigan
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#30: John Hofer (OT)

- College: Western Michigan
- High school: Valparaiso (Valparaiso, IN)
- National ranking: #2,202 (3 stars, 0.8099 rating)
- Position ranking: #184 (OT)
- Offers: Western Michigan, Ball State, Kent State, Miami (OH), Toledo
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#29: Ron Powlus III (PRO)

- College: Notre Dame
- High school: Penn (Mishawaka, IN)
- National ranking: #2,114 (3 stars, 0.8126 rating)
- Position ranking: #72 (PRO)
- Offers: not available
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#28: Henry Hesson (PRO)

- College: Miami (OH)
- High school: Avon (Avon, IN)
- National ranking: #2,065 (3 stars, 0.8152 rating)
- Position ranking: #70 (PRO)
- Offers: Miami (OH), Ball State, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Indiana State
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#27: Duce Taylor (PRO)

- College: Morgan State
- High school: North Side (Fort Wayne, IN)
- National ranking: #2,056 (3 stars, 0.8154 rating)
- Position ranking: #69 (PRO)
- Offers: Morgan State, Akron, Alcorn State, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan
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#26: Devin Mockobee (ATH)

- College: Navy
- High school: Boonville (Boonville, IN)
- National ranking: #2,055 (3 stars, 0.8154 rating)
- Position ranking: #159 (ATH)
- Offers: Navy, Hanover College, Valparaiso
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#25: Tyren Mason (WR)

- College: Western Michigan
- High school: Elkhart Memorial (Elkhart, IN)
- National ranking: #2,027 (3 stars, 0.8165 rating)
- Position ranking: #271 (WR)
- Offers: Western Michigan
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#24: Zach Vode (ATH)

- College: Western Michigan
- High school: Hobart (Hobart, IN)
- National ranking: #1,679 (3 stars, 0.8294 rating)
- Position ranking: #133 (ATH)
- Offers: Western Michigan, Ball State, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Illinois State
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#23: Ben Easters (PRO)

- College: Kansas
- High school: Brownsburg (Brownsburg, IN)
- National ranking: #1,637 (3 stars, 0.8309 rating)
- Position ranking: #57 (PRO)
- Offers: not available
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#22: Landon Morris (TE)

- College: Syracuse
- High school: Fishers (Fishers, IN)
- National ranking: #1,515 (3 stars, 0.8356 rating)
- Position ranking: #80 (TE)
- Offers: not available
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#21: Jalen Monrrow (SDE)

- College: Cincinnati
- High school: Jefferson (Lafayette, IN)
- National ranking: #1,342 (3 stars, 0.8411 rating)
- Position ranking: #85 (SDE)
- Offers: Cincinnati, Ball State, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan
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#20: Mahamane Moussa (OT)

- College: Purdue
- High school: Pike (Indianapolis, IN)
- National ranking: #1,250 (3 stars, 0.845 rating)
- Position ranking: #107 (OT)
- Offers: Purdue, Air Force, Army, Ball State, Boston College
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#19: Zach Richards (OG)

- College: Purdue
- High school: Mooresville (Mooresville, IN)
- National ranking: #1,068 (3 stars, 0.8513 rating)
- Position ranking: #56 (OG)
- Offers: Purdue, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana
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#18: Vinny Fiacable (OG)

- College: Indiana
- High school: Bishop Dwenger (Fort Wayne, IN)
- National ranking: #980 (3 stars, 0.854 rating)
- Position ranking: #49 (OG)
- Offers: not available
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#17: Jaelin Alstott-VanDeVanter (OT)

- College: Purdue
- High school: Mooresville (Mooresville, IN)
- National ranking: #936 (3 stars, 0.8552 rating)
- Position ranking: #83 (OT)
- Offers: Purdue, Cincinnati, Indiana
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#16: Justin Pickett (OG)

- College: Duke
- High school: Carmel (Carmel, IN)
- National ranking: #846 (3 stars, 0.8593 rating)
- Position ranking: #44 (OG)
- Offers: Duke, Akron, Arizona, Ball State, Bowling Green
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#15: Preston Terrell (WR)

- College: Purdue
- High school: Brownsburg (Brownsburg, IN)
- National ranking: #826 (3 stars, 0.8601 rating)
- Position ranking: #122 (WR)
- Offers: Purdue, Akron, Ball State, Indiana State
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#14: Theran Johnson (CB)

- College: Northwestern
- High school: North Central (Indianapolis, IN)
- National ranking: #732 (3 stars, 0.8639 rating)
- Position ranking: #60 (CB)
- Offers: Northwestern, Ball State, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Miami (OH)
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#13: Joshua Sales (OT)

- College: Indiana
- High school: Brownsburg (South Bend, IN)
- National ranking: #731 (3 stars, 0.8639 rating)
- Position ranking: #60 (OT)
- Offers: not available
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#12: Aaron Steinfeldt (TE)

- College: Indiana
- High school: Bloomington North (Bloomington, IN)
- National ranking: #730 (3 stars, 0.8639 rating)
- Position ranking: #37 (TE)
- Offers: Indiana, Ball State, Boise State, Central Michigan, Cincinnati
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#11: JoJo Johnson (ATH)

- College: Notre Dame
- High school: Merrillville (MERRILLVILLE, IN)
- National ranking: #710 (3 stars, 0.8647 rating)
- Position ranking: #51 (ATH)
- Offers: Notre Dame, Cincinnati, Northern Illinois, Ball State, Bowling Green
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#10: Luke Collinsworth (OT)

- College: Cincinnati
- High school: East Central (Brookville, IN)
- National ranking: #701 (3 stars, 0.8648 rating)
- Position ranking: #58 (OT)
- Offers: Cincinnati, Ball State, Indiana, Kansas, Purdue
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#9: Austin Booker (SDE)

- College: Minnesota
- High school: Center Grove (Greenwood, IN)
- National ranking: #605 (3 stars, 0.8702 rating)
- Position ranking: #37 (SDE)
- Offers: Minnesota, Arizona, Arizona State, Boston College, Cincinnati
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#8: Daylan Carnell (CB)

- College: Missouri
- High school: Ben Davis (Indianapolis, IN)
- National ranking: #470 (3 stars, 0.8795 rating)
- Position ranking: #34 (CB)
- Offers: Missouri, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Duke, Indiana
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#7: Cooper Jones (SDE)

- College: Indiana
- High school: Valparaiso (Valparaiso, IN)
- National ranking: #469 (3 stars, 0.8796 rating)
- Position ranking: #30 (SDE)
- Offers: Indiana, Central Michigan, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio State
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#6: Rodney McGraw (WDE)

- College: Penn State
- High school: Elkhart Central (Elkhart, IN)
- National ranking: #448 (3 stars, 0.8817 rating)
- Position ranking: #30 (WDE)
- Offers: not available
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#5: Kyran Montgomery (WDE)

- College: Missouri
- High school: Pike (Indianapolis, IN)
- National ranking: #432 (3 stars, 0.8838 rating)
- Position ranking: #28 (WDE)
- Offers: Missouri, Arizona State, Ball State, Boston College, Bowling Green
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#4: Zen Michalski (OT)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Floyd Central (Floyds Knobs, IN)
- National ranking: #310 (4 stars, 0.8974 rating)
- Position ranking: #22 (OT)
- Offers: Ohio State, Louisville, Ball State, Boston College, Bowling Green
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#3: Yanni Karlaftis (OLB)

- College: Purdue
- High school: West Lafayette (West Lafayette, IN)
- National ranking: #261 (4 stars, 0.9069 rating)
- Position ranking: #16 (OLB)
- Offers: Purdue, California, Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State
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#2: Donaven McCulley (DUAL)

- College: Indiana
- High school: Lawrence North (Indianapolis, IN)
- National ranking: #235 (4 stars, 0.913 rating)
- Position ranking: #9 (DUAL)
- Offers: Indiana, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Iowa
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#1: Blake Fisher (OT)

- College: Notre Dame
- High school: Avon (Avon, IN)
- National ranking: #54 (4 stars, 0.9739 rating)
- Position ranking: #8 (OT)
- Offers: not available
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