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PODCAST: IU begins Big Ten play with battle for Old Brass Spittoon


Then-sophomore safety Brandon Mosley prepares to spit into the Old Brass Spittoon after the Hoosiers' 46-21 victory against Michigan State in 2006 at Memorial Stadium. IU's win marked its first against the Spartans since 2001.  IDS file photo

IU easily defeated Ball State to close nonconference play last weekend. Now, the Hoosiers will begin their Big Ten schedule against No. 24 Michigan State. Indiana Daily Student football reporters Cameron Drummond, Sean Mintert and Murphy Wheeler talk about what IU can take from its nonconference victories heading into the battle for the Old Brass Spittoon, as well as the state of the Big Ten Conference following the first three weeks of the season.

Former IDS IU football columnist and IU alumnus Andrew Hussey makes a guest appearance on this episode. 



1:58: Ball State game recap

2:43: Former IDS IU football columnist Andrew Hussey returns

6:35: The progression of IU's linebackers

10:16: IU's special teams breakthrough

12:30: Murphy versus the Memorial Stadium stairs

16:00: Where does IU rank nationally?

18:00: Recapping the Big Ten's no good, very bad weekend

24:45: What to look for from Michigan State

31:15: 4th and 1 with Andrew Hussey

35:20: Potential X-factors for the Hoosiers

37:24: IU-MSU and Big Ten schedule predictions 

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