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Offense – Returning Starters – 5; Key Departures – WR Demarlo Belcher.
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Second-year head coach Kevin Wilson was hired with the understanding that he was an ingenuitive offensive mind that could make lemons into lemonade. His 2011 showed mixed results, but on the positive side Indiana was only held under 20 three times, and 2012 should give Wilson a more stable core. The offensive line gained experience last year and should be a strength ifthey can open holes for incumbent running back Stephen Houston and quarterback Tre Roberson, who grabbed the starting job late last year. After transferring into the program Houston led the team with 833 rushing yards and flashed the ability to carry the Hoosier offense against solid defenses. Roberson, a duel threat option, passed for 937 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 426 yards all inside of seven games of his true freshman year. With a better understanding of th...