Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 10/1/12
The Hoosier lost on the road to Northwestern 44-29. IU, now 2-2 (0-1) was embarrassed most of the game, and failed to score until the second half. Undefeated Northwestern in now in the AP rankings at number 24.  The Wildcats made it look easy for much of the game by scoring 27 unanswered points to open the game. IU showed signs of life by putting up 21 points in the third quarter, but it was too little too late.  This team has issues on both sides of the ball. Offense Cam Coffman wasn't getting it done, so IU switched to true freshman Nate Sudfeld. Sudfeld competed 9-of-16 passes for 157 yards and a touchdown. Coffman looked solid against both Massachusetts (anyone would have) and Ball State before suffering a hip pointer. The problem with Sudfeld is inexperience and arm strength. Coffman looked lost much of the game and was not making quick decisions. The Wildcats don't have a particularly good secondary, but IU wasn't really able to take advantage.  IU managed a pretty solid day on
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