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News & Notes for Indiana Football

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  1. UPDATE: IU signs 21 in football class of 2016

    UPDATE: Here are the 21 players who signed with Indiana today.

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  2. Bowl Possibilities: Where could IU end up playing?

    There appear to be seven possible bowl locations where Indiana could end up playing. Here is a list as well as some information about packages sponsored through the IU Alumni Association.

    • 17 comments
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  3. Indiana moves to within one win of bowl eligibility

    Indiana has five victories with one game to play following Saturday's 47-28 victory at Maryland. Here's my report from College Park, Md. on IU's first Big Ten road win since 2012.

    • 1 comment
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  4. Despite Losing Streak, Season Goals Still In Reach

    The Michigan game was sort of like a microcosm of this year’s football season. Always close, but never enough. Opposing teams fans are calling the Hoosiers the best winless team in the conference.

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  5. Breaking the Mold of IU Football

    Basketball coach Tom Crean used the phrase at his introductory press conference and it’s still referenced by fans today. “It’s Indiana,” is a standard on the hardwood while for football, it’s more of an explanation for poor play.

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  6. The Good and the Bad: Iowa

    Putting a wrap on Indiana's fifth-straight setback.

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  7. Iowa Preview

    The Big Ten has three unbeaten teams: nationally top ranked Ohio State, No. 6 Michigan State, and No. 10 Iowa. The Hoosiers have played both the Buckeyes and Spartans and were able to put a scare into them. As the team gears up for its Saturday nationally televised game where its plays host to the Hawkeyes, it hopes to take the next step and earn its first win since September.

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  8. Indiana's Character Being Put to the Test

    After starting the season 4-0, the Hoosiers have dropped three straight games. On Oct. 17, three quarters into its matchup with Rutgers, Indiana looked to be returning to early season form as it was up 52-27. Then the wheels came off and everybody remembered that this is IU football.

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  9. Indiana faces tough challenge in Rutgers' Carroo

    Indiana fans have had this game circled as a ‘win’ since the schedule came out. At 2-3, the Scarlet Knights look to be about what opposing fans expected in the preseason.

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  10. Indiana Prepares for PSU

    Indiana nearly went 5-0 after narrowly falling short to defending national champion Ohio State. Fans saw a lot of reasons to be optimistic after the back-and-forth 34-27 loss. The football program however, was not looking for any moral victories.

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  11. Defense Preparing for Defending National Champs

    Yes, Indiana is 4-0 for the first time since 1990. Sure, running back Jordan Howard is the nation’s leading rusher. Just last year, Indiana played Ohio State competitively without quarterback Nate Sudfeld who is now healthy. By all accounts, this should be IU’s most successful football season in decades. But they still aren’t respected for this game to receive national hype.

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  12. Howard Carries Hoosiers into Wake Forest

    By now, IU fans know a bit about Jordan Howard- mostly that he is a hard runner who started his career at University of Alabama Birmingham and currently leads the NCAA in rushing with 507 yards through three games. What fans may not know is how exactly he became a Hoosier.

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  13. Indiana-Southern Illinois Notebook: Hoosiers confident despite narrow victory

    Without nine players, most notably Darius Latham and Tegray Scales, the defense looked lost against FCS opponent Southern Illinois.

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  14. Hoosiers Ready For Football

    The resounding sentiment from everyone was that the Hoosiers are ready for football.

    • 6 comments
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  15. Monday Press Conference: Wilson talks about offensive balance

    Kevin Wilson met with the Indiana media Monday afternoon in the Henke Hall of Champions in the north end zone of Memorial Stadium for his weekly press conference. Terry Hutchens was there and filed this report.

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  16. Knorr Confident in Defense

    Only one cornerback from last season who registered a tackle is back in Rashard Fant, while the other, Donovan Clark, may be sidelined for the year with a back injury.

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  17. Knorr Confident in Defense

    Indiana lost all four starters in the defensive secondary, but IU defensive coordinator Brian Knorr is confident that the unit can be competitive in the upcoming 2015 season.

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  18. Daily Practice Report: IU's Defense Looks to Compete

    “I didn’t come here with a four-year thought process about where we want to be. We want to get better right now.”

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  19. IU Football Practice Report: Kevin Johns, Devine Redding talk offense

    In recent years, offense has been a strong point for the Indiana Hoosiers, but heading into 2015 there does not appear to be a singular star at running back or wide receiver.

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  20. IU Football: Catching Up with Marcus Oliver, Simmie Cobbs

    The 2014 season for Marcus Oliver concluded three games in when he he suffered multi knee injuries against Missouri. After surgery and an eight-month rehab, he is eager to contribute again at the linebacker position. BtownBanners reporter Larry Small caught up with Oliver after practice on Thursday for this update.

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  21. Daily Practice News & Notes: Aug. 11

    Tuesday was the first day for two-a-days with the Indiana University football team at preseason camp and BTownBanners was there for the media availability in the late morning.

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  22. Q&A with IU Offensive Coordinator Kevin Johns

    Kevin Johns is in his fifth year with Indiana, the last two as the primary offensive coordinator. Saturday, he sat down with Btownbanners for a quick 5-minute interview during IU Football Media Day.

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  23. Erich Toth: A player looking to spend less time on the field

    The storylines of last year’s Indiana team were pretty simple. Tevin Coleman ran for miles, Nate Sudfeld got injured, and the defense struggled. Behind the scenes, however, there was Erich Toth, the Hoosier punter.

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  24. IU Football Media Day News and Notes

    Indiana football had its annual Media Day today and Btownbanners was there. Here are some news and notes from Saturday's event in a room just off the field at Memorial Stadium.

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  25. Eventful Month for Hoosier Football

    In case you missed it...

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