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Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Indiana's class is signed and sealed

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Posted by's Adam Rittenberg

The Big Ten's first full recruiting class is complete, as Indiana just issued a news release listing its 18 signees for 2009. 

As expected, Indiana went heavily local with eight in-state prospects to go along with five from Ohio, two from both Illinois and Michigan, and one from Pennsylvania. Offensive line was the biggest recipient with four players, but Indiana also added two quarterbacks in Dusty Kiel and Edward Wright-Baker. 

Indiana lost a few commits after a 3-9 season, but the damage appears to be limited. New athletic director Fred Glass gave head coach Bill Lynch a public vote of confidence in late November after rumors had increased about negative recruiting toward the program. 

Here's the full list of incoming recruits, and here are some notes from the release: