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Interesting Indiana story lines on football national signing day

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Purdue landed Glenn Robinson's son.  IU snared the son of a soap opera actor.  And a Carmel senior made history at UCLA.

Just three of many interesting storylines that unfolded on college football's national signing day.

See ESPN's interactive page here.

Robinson's son Gelen, a 6'2" linebacker from Lake Central HS in northwestern Indiana will play at his father's alma mater.   

Purdue Football tweeted this about Robinson: "We are happy to announce that Gelen Robinson is a Boilermaker! #WelcomeToPurdue."

Glenn Robinson is considered one of the Boilermakers all-time great basketball players.  He was selected first in the 1994 NBA Draft.
 

IU Coach Kevin Wilson signed quarterback Zander Diamont, the son of actor Don Diamont best known for his roles on soap operas The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful. 

Zander Diamont was the Los Angeles City Player of the Year.

Click here to see Diamont in action.

Carmel's Austin Roberts made history by becoming the first player to electronically sign his national letter of intent.

UCL Coach Jim Mora tweeted, "UCLA welcomes WR Austin Roberts, the first player to ever sign his NLI electronically. #commitment #UCLANSD"

Roberts is a 6'2" wide receiver whose father Alfredo is the tight ends coach for the Indianapolis Colts.

For more information on the state's big four and their football signings click the links below.

IU 

Purdue  


 
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