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Pair of prospects make IU commitments official

Per several reports, Indiana notched a pair of commitments that leaked out Friday, one of which happened Wednesday.

Ocala (Fla.) West Port offensive lineman Delroy Baker released his decision via Twitter in the morning. The 6-foot-6, 275-pound guard was down to Florida and the Hoosiers, and in a surprise move strayed from the Gators.

Before announcing his finalists, Baker had offers from Miami, Florida State and other, more established programs. It came down to relationships and a feel for the program, he told Luke Stampini of

"I chose Indiana because after the first hour of being there, I felt like this is where I belong," Baker told Stampini. "It's just my gut feeling, and thankfully, everything else fell into place."

Another, lesser-known commitment gave his pledge to IU a couple days ago. Willie Yarbary, a 6-foot-2 defensive end out of Academy of Richmond (Ga.) County, picked the Hoosiers earlier in the week, but news of it did not surface until Friday.

The two latest commitments bring IU's class to six, including three three-star prospects, according to 247Composite, a service from that aggregates rankings from four major recruiting sites into one composite ranking.

Four of the future Hoosiers are top-100 prospects in the class at their positions.