Illinois quarterback commits to Hoosiers

In the midst of a difficult week for the Indiana football program, the Hoosiers got some good news when the top-rated high school senior quarterback in Illinois made a verbal commitment.

Teddy Schell, a 6-foot-5 lefty from Barrington, Ill., also had scholarship offers from Arizona, Rutgers, Kansas State, Northern Illinois and Eastern Michigan, according to various media reports. He is the eighth player in the class of 2007 to give the Hoosiers a verbal commitment.