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Hoosiers like their options at linebacker
March 21st, 2017 at 7:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the first time since 1987, Indiana has an All-American linebacker in Tegray Scales. Now, the Hoosiers need to identify someone to play next to him. The early departure of Marcus Oliver has created an opening this year at Mike linebacker. Nearly three weeks into spring practice, IU feels it...

Wilson denies allegations of player mistreatment
March 9th, 2017 at 3:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Speaking publicly for the first time since his abrupt December departure as Indiana's coach, Kevin Wilson pushed back Thursday against allegations of player mistreatment during his time in Bloomington. Wilson, now the offensive coordinator at Ohio State, said there was no truth to reports suggesting he forced injured players to...

Hart looks to uphold standard for IU running backs
March 7th, 2017 at 7:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** He arrived in Bloomington around midday last Thursday. Hours later, Mike Hart held the keys to the running backs room inside Indiana's North End Zone complex. Across recent years, a new standard of excellence has been set in Indiana's backfield as All-Big Ten rushers Tevin Coleman, Jordan Howard and Devine...

Allen finding early encouragement on defense
March 5th, 2017 at 7:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** When he arrived as a fresh-faced and impassioned coordinator last spring, Tom Allen felt obligated to bring the energy for his defense each day at the start of practice. He doesn't feel that way anymore. Now, Allen sees his players bringing focus without needing reminders. For a defense that feels...

Indiana to hire former Michigan RB Mike Hart as running backs coach
March 2nd, 2017 at 11:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** Indiana's coaching staff is complete once again. Michigan's all-time leading rusher Mike Hart is in line to become IU's new running backs coach, a source confirmed to The Herald-Times on Thursday. Hart, who played three seasons for the Indianapolis Colts, spent the past year in a similar role at Syracuse...