Per Matt Weaver at Peegs.com, Jordan Fuchs, a 6-foot-6, 230-pound tight end from Milford Academy in New Berlin, N.Y. has committed to Indiana and will enroll in January.
Fuchs had been committed to Rutgers but changed his mind after an official visit to IU this weekend, according to Weaver. He also had offers from Connecticut and Temple. Fuchs was a former basketball star at Christ The King High School in New York City before transferring to Milford.
UPDATE: Milford Academy coach Bill Chaplick confirmed Fuchs’ commitment. Fuch’s caught 19 passes for 170 yards and a touchdown in one season at Milford. He also caught four passes for two-point conversions.
“He’s got great hands,” Chaplick said. “He’s not afraid to go up and get it and he can catch the football. He’s a guy we go to in the end zone. If he puts on more weight, he’s going to be a force to be reckoned with. He can be a (Rob Gronkowski) type tight end.”