UPDATE: Just got a release from IU Athletics confirming this news publicly as well. Their tally has him with 50 tackles last season, so it's corrected in the original story.
The full release follows:
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson announced Wednesday that cornerback Tim Bennett has joined the IU football program. Bennett is eligible for the 2012 season and has three years of eligibility remaining.
The 5-9, 181-pound Bennett earned all region honors at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Iowa, in 2011. He recorded 50 tackles, 35 solo, with one interception and one tackle for loss.
A native of Columbus, Ga., and a Northside High School graduate, Bennett was a 2010 Ledger-Enquirer All-Bi-City first team selection. He posted 102 stops, 67 solo, with three interceptions and five tackles for loss.
Bennett was born on Feb. 19, 1993, and intends to study exercise science.
Indiana has added at least one more player to its 2012 recruiting class, with the signing of 5-foot-11 JUCO transfer cornerback Tim Bennett, InsideIndiana.com confirmed Tuesday. Bennett will join the team immediately and be available this fall.
As a freshman last season at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Iowa, Bennett put up 51 tackles and one interception. He visited Indiana in June, and elected to sign with the Hoosiers this week. Bennett has three years of eligibility remaining.
InsideIndiana.com will try to have more shortly on this developing story.