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Monday, Feb. 26
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Football



Darius Willis

Preserving RB's potential

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Sophomore running back Darius Willis took in Tuesday’s practice from the sidelines, but coaches said having the top projected running back out wasn’t a cause for concern.



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Lucas Oil snags 1st conference championship

The 115th season of Big Ten football will end with something many fans have been clamoring for: a conference championship game. The inaugural Big Ten Football Championship will also have importance for the Hoosiers. The December 2011 game will take place at Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium  — essentially home turf.

Football with the Boys & Girls Club

Hoosiers take next step with first practice

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“When you have some disappointing losses that we had last year, you can go one of two ways,” IU coach Bill Lynch said of his team’s overall attitude. “Just watching what they did (Friday), they certainly did their work during the summer.”


media days

Multiple WRs 'not a problem'

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Despite an offense with three wide receivers popularly accepted as some of the best the Big Ten will offer, the questions for IU football coach Bill Lynch weren’t about potentially mind-numbing statistics for yards or touchdowns.


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Best of Lynch: Media Day edition

Think you’ll see a furious Lynch on the sidelines again this year? You might — but expect the Hoosiers to be much improved from last year, at least based on Lynch’s preseason comments. Here are some of the highlights of Lynch’s Big Ten Media Day presser:




Dave Schnell

Former Hoosier beats second bout of leukemia

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The only quarterback ever to lead IU to victories against Michigan and Ohio State in the same season has been inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame — but that’s only part of the story. The rest is of a father of four who has twice defeated cancer and the support of a University that feels more like a family than an institution.


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3-star back commits for 2011

The 5-foot-10, 180-pound running back rushed for more than 2,600 yards and scored 32 touchdowns during his junior campaign at Bloomington High School North. Roberts averaged more than 215 yards a game rushing and ranked second in the state in that category last year.



Colt's Make it Personal Tour Stops in Bedford, IN

Colts tour comes to Bedford

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The Indianapolis Colts sponsored a day-long fan festival in Bedford on Wednesday as part of their Make it Personal Tour.  The tour will visit 18 different cities across both Indiana and Illinois during the months of June and July.


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Hoosiers snag several highly ranked recruits

A slew of commitments for the 2011 class have come in the past week, with several recruits verbally committing to play for Bill Lynch and the Hoosiers.


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Carroll committed the perfect college crime

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It’s only fitting that the NCAA hit the USC football program with a 2-year postseason ban, a loss of 30 scholarships, and a required vacancy of all wins from December 2004 to January 2006, after an investigation found former running back Reggie Bush received improper benefits from individuals outside the program.


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Education No. 1 goal for team

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Eighty-three members of the football team earned a 3.0 grade point average during the 2009-2010 academic year. Forty-two athletes earned the distinction in the fall and 41 athletes in the spring. 





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Spring game exceeds Glass’ expectations

Heading into this year’s Cream and Crimson Spring Game, IU Athletics Director Fred Glass said he wouldn’t measure success by the number of people in the stands.  He had no hard numbers to compare it to — because previous administrations didn’t count attendance — but Glass said the turnout was obviously better than it normally was, and he’s ecstatic to see 5,325 people in the stands.