Indiana hoping for better results in second year of 3-4 defense

Is good defensive football a matter of scheme or technique? Is recruiting more important, or is development the key to success?  Different coaches certainly have different ideas and opinions on those matters, and Indiana's Kevin Wilson is no exception.  So as Wilson's Hoosiers head into their fifth season of his regime and their second with defensive coordinator Brian Knorr, Wilson...
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Indiana coach optimistic heading into opener vs S Illinois

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Indiana coach Kevin Wilson is optimistic heading into Saturday's season opener against Southern Illinois, saying he believes his team is deeper, stronger and healthier than any of his previous four seasons in Bloomington. At the least, senior quarterback Nate Sudfeld should have plenty of different targets to choose from after he missed the final six games...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

The most underrated team in the Big Ten is…

Yesterday, we kicked off our week long discussion of underrated teams with an ACC discussion. TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtable discussing all things college football. Earlier this offseason, we explored multiple Big Ten topics including the most intriguing games, the most improved...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

The most underrated team in the Big Ten is…

Yesterday, we kicked off our week long discussion of underrated teams with an ACC discussion. TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtable discussing all things college football. Earlier this offseason, we explored multiple Big Ten topics including the most intriguing games, the most improved...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoosiers hoping to solve bowl puzzle with all right pieces

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Indiana coach Kevin Wilson has been watching the steady progress for four long seasons. He sees a team that is bigger and stronger up front, that is deeper overall and improving defensively. Inside the locker room, hopes are rising, too. Now comes the hard part: convincing a skeptical public that has waited eight long years to return to a bowl game that things...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana coach Wilson brushes aside talk he's on hot seat

If this year in particular will decide how much longer Kevin Wilson is the head football coach at Indiana, he does not sound concerned.  “To me, they're all make or breaks,” the fifth-year coach told the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel. "We've been pretty realistic about getting better and having constant and consistent improvement, recruiting better, developing better. For the most...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Indiana Hoosiers

I’m trying really hard to get excited about Indiana football, you guys. I really am. After a whirlwind 2013 campaign which saw a high-powered offense (led by quarterback tandem Tre Roberson and Nate Sudfeld, along with electric running back Tevin Coleman) put up big numbers, I talked myself into believing 2014 might be a big [&hellip The post NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Indiana...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana’s Sudfeld recalls hit that stole his season

CHICAGO — Quarterback Nate Sudfeld recalls the play like it happened yesterday. He also remembers the pain, although that has faded over time.Sudfeld’s Indiana Hoosiers lined up third-and-15 from Iowa’s 48-yard l
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21 days ago

Michigan State Spartans Football Preview: Predicting the 2015 season

The Michigan State Spartans are no doubt back on the national stage after decades of barely registering on the national level of college football, let alone the Big Ten. After winning a Big Ten and Rose Bowl title in 2013, the Spartans followed that up with a 10-win season and a “New Years Six” victory over Baylor in the Cotton Bowl last season. However, they reside in a division...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana quarterback Nate Sudfeld is back and ready to go

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) His teammates say he looks better than ever, and his coaches claim he has a bigger sense of urgency than ever before. As for Indiana University senior quarterback Nate Sudfeld, he said he is just happy to be back playing football again after a shoulder injury cost him the second half of the 2014 season. Speaking at the podium Saturday at Indiana's Football...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State unanimous pick for Big Ten title by beat writers

Another sign that football season is almost upon us came on Monday morning, as the fifth annual preseason Big Ten writers poll was released. Of course, as most expected it was a unanimous vote for Ohio State to take home the Stagg Championship Trophy. has taken over where the Big Ten conference once existed, polling the writers to find out whom will win...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana Hoosiers Football Preview: Predicting the 2015 season

As we end our look in to the Indiana Hoosiers for the 2015 season, many wonder if Kevin Wilson has his team in a position to make a bowl game. If not, will this be the last season for Wilson in Bloomington? Other Big Ten Predictions:West – Iowa | Northwestern | Minnesota | Illinois | NebraskaEast – Michigan | Rutgers | Penn State These are major questions to be answered,...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

IU QB Nate Sudfeld readies for the spotlight

Hoosiers senior leader back after missing portion of 2014 season with injury           
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July 21, 2015

Michigan State Football: Biggest trap game

Matt Hoeppner and I have been getting you primed for Michigan State football over the past month or so by giving you things you will need to keep an eye on as the season rolls around. We have covered the weakest and strongest position groups, potential impact freshmen, the most improved offensive and defensive players and even predicted the opening day running back. Today our focus...
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana Hoosiers Football Preview: A look at the 2015 offense

As we continue our series of team previews, its time to turn our attention to the fun portion of talking Indiana Hoosiers football. Of course that means talking about the offense put together by Kevin Wilson. After what was a saving grace of a season by junior running back Tevin Coleman and a disaster of a season at quarterback in 2014, things look to flip on their head in 2015....
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana Hoosiers Football Preview: QB health real story of 2014 season

  Another season, another December and January sitting on the couch watching other teams play in bowl games. Indiana fans, coaches and most players certainly would like to forget the pain that was the 2014 season. Head coach Kevin Wilson looked to change things up on defense by hiring a new defensive coordinator in Brian Knorr. Specializing in the 3-4 defense at Wake Forest, Knorr...
Via Talking 10
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

IU's Sudfeld tabbed Big Ten luncheon speaker, named to Maxwell watch list

Any chance Nate Sudfeld had for a special 2014 season was wiped out when he suffered an injury to his non-throwing shoulder near the midway point. That also effectively sunk Indiana's hopes of making a bowl game.  But the big, strong-armed quarterback returned to lead the Hoosiers in the spring and is poised to try to help them break through this fall.  It may only be July, but...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Football Preview: Predicting the 2015 season

Once again, we’ve come to the end of our look at the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team for 2015. We’ve given you a look at the offense, the defense and even went around the campus for a look at the other sports (and it wasn’t very pretty). So, as we cap off the look at Rutgers, what else could we do but put ourselves out on the plank and dive off — a.k.a give you our...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Football Preview: Predicting the 2015 season

We’ve come to the final day in our breakdown of the 2015 Michigan Wolverines football season. That means one and only one thing is possible — it’s time to put our crystal ball prediction abilities to the test. Considering there’s a whole new vibe, a bunch of new faces and plenty of excitement around the program things are apparently looking up. At least that is until you...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes Football Preview: Predicting the 2015 season

It’s that time of the week…as we wrap up our look at the 2015 Iowa Hawkeyes football team. Yes, we’ve talked offense and defense. Of course we had to look back at the 2014 season and we even took in an interview with our friends at Black Heart Gold Pants. Oh, and we went around the campus to give you a look at where the other programs stand from this past academic year. Now...
Via Talking 10
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Sudfeld ranked among nation's top three QBs for 2016 draft

Any questions about the importance of Nate Sudfeld to the Indiana football team's fate were answered last year when the Hoosiers faltered down the stretch without him. Of course hopes are high for a bowl berth with Sudfeld returning from an injury to his left (non-throwing) shoulder this fall, but could he be playing for consideration as a first-round draft pick?'s early...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Things We Learned During Last Week’s 5 Big Ten Spring Games

Five Big Ten football teams put out their best efforts (or at least that was supposed to be the case) this past weekend in annual spring games. Illinois, Indiana, Ohio State, Penn State and Purdue all took to their respective home fields in hopes of showcasing some impressive talent in front of hardy crowds. That meant a lot of game action to sift through and the near impossible...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Spring hot seats: Top 10 coaches fighting for their jobs in 2015

More from Athlon Sports: Top 20 WRs on the rise in 2015 / Alabama is ready for another title run / Florida could win SEC East in 2015 / North Carolina's D must step up in 2015 / South Carolina in danger in SEC East *** Coaching changes are a big part of any college football offseason. The 2015 carousel was relatively quiet with just 15 changes. However, from 2009-13, there...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Hoosiers continue building project in football

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Wilson is already getting back to work. Two days after an emotional season-ending victory over Purdue, the Indiana coach was recruiting and evaluating what more must be done to finish this rebuilding project. ''In reality, we've got a program that's very, very close. It's coming,'' Wilson said. ''I think we withstood a pretty good gut shot this year. We need...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Across The Web: Indiana

The Buckeyes return home on a championship chase, and welcome the boys from Bloomington to Columbus for the second straight season. Like last year’s affair, it should be a cold Saturday, but we were able to warm up Mike Miller from the Bloomington Herald Times’s awesome Hoosier Scoop Blog to come and chat with us today… give both he and the site a follow on twitter to keep...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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