There really isn’t a way to avoid it: IU’s game against Northwestern might turn into a play-in game for a bowl at season’s end. But if the Hoosiers want to “play 13” games this season, their defense must first stop Northwestern’s proficient quarterback Mike Kafka on Saturday.
One teammate performed first aid while another comforted a University of Connecticut football player who was fatally stabbed during a fight outside a school-sanctioned dance over the weekend, their coach said Monday.
With his career highs in passing yards and touchdowns against Illinois on Saturday, IU quarterback Ben Chappell has earned his first Big Ten Player of the Week award, as announced by the conference Sunday night.
After participating in homecoming football games for opponents Michigan and Virginia, this week IU will feel at home during the festivities.
The last time the Hoosiers faced off with the Fighting Illini in a homecoming battle under the lights in Champaign, IU took a 55-13 uppercut to the chin. This season, the parades will be marching through Bloomington and IU’s Memorial Stadium will be illuminated.
The U.S. government classifies its restricted information in three levels: confidential, secret and top secret. If the IU football team had a classification system, its sideline signals would fall in the “top secret” category.
One burning question raging since summer camp has been if promising freshmen – Lynch’s best recruiting class since taking over – can be the caulk to fill any cracks in the team’s foundation.
The Big Ten recently announced its bowl lineup for 2010-2013 on the heels of a season with more parody than ever within conference.
After the Hoosiers’ 47-7 loss to Virginia on Saturday, IU junior quarterback Ben Chappell was asked if anything went right for his team against the Cavaliers. He calmly answered with one word: “No.”
The IU defense could hardly do anything right at Saturday's game against Virginia. The Hoosiers lost 47-7 against a team ranked third worst in the country in total offense.