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August 2, 2012
Indiana football roster updates
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana football team opened 2012 preseason camp Thursday morning, and head coach Kevin Wilson announced several roster updates and released the team's 105-player camp roster.
Safety Shaquille Jefferson and wide receiver Logan Young have left the program to pursue other opportunities.
"We thank Shaquille and Logan for their contributions to the program. Both have indicated they plan to transfer to another school to continue their careers. They leave IU in good standing and we wish them the best," Wilson said.
True freshman defensive end Adam Kranda has not reported for the start of camp.
"Adam is dealing with a private matter. It is our intention to work with him to have him here in the near future. Adam has a bright future and will be a valuable piece on our defensive line," Wilson said.
Running back Matt Perez, tight end Paul Phillips, linebacker Ishmael Thomas and walk-on tight end Jordan Jackson will not attend camp due to injuries.
"Matt (back), Paul (ankle), Ishmael (shoulder) and Jordan (knee) have been rehabbing their injuries, but they are not ready to compete at this time. We look forward to getting these men back on the field as soon as possible."
Wide receiver Kofi Hughes, cornerback Lawrence Barnett and safety Forisse Hardin will each serve a one-game suspension during the 2012 season for a violation of team rules.
Wide receiver Jay McCants has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules.
Wilson also welcomed 18 walk-ons to the program:
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/Last School
2 Dareon Fuller DB 5-7 167 Indianapolis, Ind./Arlington
3 David Nelson QB 5-11 181 Hudson, Ohio/Hudson
4 Corey Babb QB 6-5 221 Indianapolis, Ind./Cathedral
9 Nate Boudreau QB 6-3 209 Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley
19 Ryan Parker WR 6-3 183 Orland Park, Ill./Carl Sandburg
23 Blair Stellhorn WR 5-9 190 Russiaville, Ind./Western
33 Christian Englum TE 6-6 205 Indianapolis, Ind./Park Tudor
35 Quai Chandler DB 6-0 180 Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest Academy
38 Garrett Welch DB 6-1 192 Noblesville, Ind./Noblesville
43 Brandon Grubbe RB 5-11 200 Lowell, Ind./Butler University
44 Andrew Wilson RB 5-11 207 Columbus, Ind./Columbus East
52 Austin Schlosser LB 5-11 201 Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley
54 Alex Ziedas OL 6-2 283 Detroit, Mich./University of Detroit Jesuit
72 Michael Mitsch DL 5-11 264 Indianapolis, Ind./Cathedral
82 Sean Barrett LS 6-6 200 Carmel, Ind./Carmel
87 Mitchell Paige WR 5-7 166 Noblesville, Ind./Guerin Catholic
88 Anthony Corsaro TE 6-1 242 Indianapolis, Ind./Cathedral
93 Nick Campos K 6-0 182 Wheaton, Ill./Wheaton-Warrenville South