Connect with us


Indiana football lands commitment from in-state running back Khobie Martin



The Indiana football program landed an in-state commitment from three-star running back Khobie Martin on Friday morning.

The Fishers (Ind.) was originally committed to Miami (Oh.) before landing a scholarship offer from Tom Allen and the Indiana football staff last week.

Martin is coming off of a junior season in which he was named All-State, rushing for 1,194 yards and 16 touchdowns. He averaged 7.2 yards per carry. So far this season, Martin has rushed for 715 yards and 11 touchdowns in four games He’s averaging 7.9 yards a carry and 178.8 yards per game.

He had 285 yards and three touchdowns against rival-Hamilton Southeastern last week.

Before he committed to Miami, he had power five interest from Indiana, Iowa State, Boston College and Iowa showing increased interest. He had other offers from Indiana State, Austin Peay, Eastern Kentucky, Ball State and Illinois State.

Martin joins the 2024 Indiana football recruiting class that now has 15 commitments. Martin is the first running back pledge of the recruiting class for the Hoosiers.

SEE ALSO: ESPN analyst names Indiana football addition among most impressive transfers this season

Make sure to follow Hoosier Illustrated on Twitter @Indiana_FRN, Facebook and YouTube to stay up to date on all of the news, updates and coverage of Indiana University athletics. You can also listen to the Talking’ Bout the Hoosiers podcast on Spotify.

Alec Lasley is the owner of Hoosier Illustrated, a comprehensive site covering news, updates and recruiting for Indiana University athletics. Alec has covered Indiana for six years and is a credentialed media member. He has previously worked for both Rivals and 247Sports.