A pair of Indiana freshmen have been recognized for their early contributions.
Left tackle Coy Cronk and hybrid safety Marcelino Ball have been named True Freshman All-Americans by 247 Sports after authoring strong introductory seasons for the Hoosiers.
Here’s 247 Sports on Cronk:
A 12-game starter at left tackle in the toughest division in college football, Cronk helped pave the way for the No. 3 offensive in the Big Ten. A multi-sport athlete in high school, Cronk was a three-star according to the 247Sports Composite rankings but was a four-star and the No. 31 offensive tackle in the country on 247Sports.
Here’s what the site said about Ball:
His 73 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, 2 interceptions and 7 pass breakups were among the most disruptive freshman stat lines in the country. Hailing from Georgia power Roswell High School, Ball was ranked as the No. 103 safety in the country according to 247Sports Composite.
You can find the full list of freshman All-Americans by clicking here.