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Indiana Football Is No. 2! (In A Bad Way)

December 19, 2012

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Forbes takes a look at the worst college football teams for the money – and found the Indiana Hoosiers are the second worst bargain in all the land (behind Kansas). Their three-year analysis of automatic qualifying conference teams found that Indiana spent $58 million between 2009 and 2011 – or $5.8 million per win. On […]

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2013 Big Ten Football Commitments

December 10, 2012

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National Signing Day is just 57 days away (Feb. 6, if you choose not to do the math), and Big Ten classes are beginning to take shape. While there are plenty of commitments, de-commitments and switches to be made, here’s an early look at where each Big Ten team stands as signing day approaches (click […]

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Hope, Bielema Lose Popularity Contest

August 7, 2012

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ESPN continues its survey of Big Ten football players, today asking “Which Big Ten coach would you least like to play for?” The results: Danny Hope, Purdue — 4 votes Bret Bielema, Wisconsin — 4 votes Kevin Wilson, Indiana — 3 votes Urban Meyer, Ohio State — 2 votes Brady Hoke, Michigan — 2 votes […]

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Big Ten Football Twitter Follower Rankings

August 3, 2012

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Big Ten football programs are increasingly turning to Twitter to share news, pictures and manage issues. But which schools have the greatest reach? Is it purely a function of the biggest fan bases? Or the best use of Twitter? Or a combination of both? As you see below, it’s a combination of both – with […]

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IU Football: Suspensions, Dismissals & Defections

August 3, 2012

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A dismissal, two quit and three suspended. Just another day in Indiana football. From the Indy Star: BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana junior wide receiver Kofi Hughes, the former Cathedral standout who caught 35 passes for IU last season, is among three players who will be suspended for one game during the 2012 football season, IU coach Kevin […]

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Old School Clip: Anthony Carter Vs Indiana

July 16, 2012

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Randle El Retires, Joins Big Ten Network

July 13, 2012

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Antwaan Randle El – the most exciting Indiana football player in my or any other lifetime – is retiring after nine seasons in the NFL. But Indiana and Big Ten fans haven’t heard the last of him. It had been rumored for a week or so, but he confirmed it to the Times of Northwest […]

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Which Big Ten School Produces Best NFL Offense?

July 13, 2012

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Off the top of your head, which Big Ten school would you say produces the best professional offensive players? Using ProFootballReference.com, we took a look at six categories – passing touchdowns, total touchdowns scored, total points, rushing yards, passing yards and receiving yards. The chart below shows the totals for each of the Big Ten […]

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Blotter: Damarlo Belcher Failed Drug Test

March 6, 2012

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The Indianapolis Star has an interesting little story on Indiana football: With eight NFL scouts in Bloomington Monday for Indiana’s Pro Day, Damarlo Belcher decided it was time to come clean Belcher, who was dismissed from the Indiana football team nine games into the 2011 season for a violation of team rules, told the scouts […]

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National Signing Day: Indiana

February 1, 2012

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This was supposed to be the Gunner Kiel Class for second-year coach Kevin Wilson and the Indiana Hoosiers. That, of course, didn’t happen. Kiel is head to LSU Notre Dame. So what does Indiana have? A very full class that includes one four-star recruit and 11 three-star recruits, according to ESPN. That’s a start when […]

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Where Do Successful Big Ten Coaches Come From?

January 24, 2012

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Could the college football coaching carousel get any more confusing? Todd Graham is the coach at Tulsa, then at Pitt. Blink again and the guy is at Arizona St. What the …? Not only is Joe Paterno gone, gone also are the days when larger then life legends roamed the same sidelines for 20, 30 […]

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Former Indiana Assistant To Run Badger Offense

January 17, 2012

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In need of a new offensive coordinator, Wisconsin turned to the most obvious place you can find a good football mind – a longtime Indiana assistant. Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema named Matt Canada offensive coordinator and quarterback coach on Tuesday. “Matt has a terrific history as an offensive coordinator and has excelled at developing quarterbacks […]

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Indiana Names Offensive Coordinator

January 3, 2012

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From the IU athletic department: BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana head football coach Kevin Wilson announced today that Seth Littrell will join the Hoosiers staff as offensive coordinator. Littrell arrives in Bloomington from the University of Arizona, where his 2011 offense ranked third nationally in passing offense (370.8) and 15th in total offense (465.2). Current assistant coach Kevin Johns will serve […]

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Recruiting: Indiana Gets 2012 Defensive Back

December 21, 2011

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From the Herald Times: Matt Weaver of Peegs.com is reporting that Indiana has secured a commitment from Ryan Thompson, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound defensive back from Itawamba Community College in Fulton, Miss. Thompson becomes the third junior college defensive back and the sixth JUCO recruit overall in the 2012 class, which now includes 22 commitments. Indiana coach […]

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Recruiting: Texas Lineman Gets Confused, Commits To Indiana

December 12, 2011

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A football player has decided to attend Indiana University – and play football for the Hoosiers, believe it or not: Ralphael Green, a 6-foot-5, 325-pound offensive lineman from Sam Houston High School in San Antonio, Texas, has committed to Indiana according to a report from Matt Weaver of Peegs.com on Sunday. Green had offers from Missouri, […]

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Bowl Teams And Academics: How They Stack Up

December 8, 2011

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Since everyone likes to talk about student-athletes this time of year, the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport did a study on the academic performance on the 70 schools playing in this year’s bowl games. The study, which also looked at racial gaps in performance, found: “The academic success of FBS football student-athletes continued […]

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