The Indiana defense remained strong as junior corner Rashard Fant announced that he will be returning for the 2017 season via his personal Twitter on Thursday morning.
One More Year; I'm In! #IUFB
— Rashard Ahmad Fant (@RashardFant2) January 5, 2017
The corner led the Hoosiers with three interceptions in 2016, including one he brought back for a touchdown. He also had 33 total tackles, one for a loss and led the team with 17 pass breakups.
Fant will be a continued boost to the Hoosiers defense and was rated as the No. 29 corner out of 242 by NFLDraftScout.com.