11. INDIANA

BEST IN CLASS

During the past two seasons, Richard Lagow threw for 4,506 yards and 38 touchdowns with 17 interceptions. He has two years of eligibility left.

BEST OF THE REST

In high school, Jonah Morris played receiver and safety and at 6-foot-4, 200 pounds could play either.

LATE ADDITION

Shaun Bonner, 6-foot-3, 250, is expected to start out as primarily a blocking tight end, with the potential to become an offensive lineman.

HOW THEY'LL FIT IN

Lagow should make an immediate impact. But much of this class was recruited to build toward the future.

12. RUTGERS

BEST IN CLASS

QB Tylin Oden — while starter Chris Laviano and backup Hayden Rettig are returning, Oden has the athleticism to run the power spread offense.

BEST OF THE REST

RB Trey Sneed had more than 10 scholarship offers including from North Carolina, Wake Forest and Louisville.

HOW THEY'LL FIT IN

First-year coach Chris Ash's guiding rule was to find players who fit his program, who would compete and who had character, intelligence and toughness. Four are early enrollees and they are already working out. With little depth, a lot of these players should play a role, even if just on special teams.

13. ILLINOIS

BEST IN CLASS

Linebacker Dele Harding.

BEST OF THE REST

Zarrian Holcombe, TE; Eli Peters, QB; James McCourt, K.

ONE THAT GOT AWAY

Several players recently decommitted amid the turmoil in the program, among them Tre Johnson, who chose Miami.

HOW THEY'LL FIT IN

After playing essentially without tight ends last fall, Illinois signed three players at the position, including Holcombe, one of the top 40 or so in the country. If he can play right away, that could be a big help to the Illini attack. Also important will be the 13 defensive players and whether they can add much-needed depth.

14. PURDUE

BEST IN CLASS

Terrance Landers, a 6-4 wide receiver, could give the offense a new dimension in 2016, and if he does, the Boilermakers will finally have a solid nucleus of skill position players.

BEST OF THE REST

Simeon Smiley — the transition to college is easier for freshmen to make at safety than cornerback. And at 6-0, 195 pounds, Smiley has the build to make an impact.

HOW THEY'LL FIT IN

The Boilermakers are losing both starting cornerbacks and may need some of those young DBs on the field in 2016. Barry Larkin and Lorenzo Neal won't be the only junior college players vying for playing time. Jalen Neal, a 6-8, 315-pound offensive lineman, could, too.

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