Indiana has named five captains for the 2023 season.
IU coach Tom Allen said via Zoom on Wednesday that defensive back Noah Pierre, linebacker Aaron Casey, guard Mike Katic, receiver Cam Camper and defensive end Andre Carter were voted by their teammates to be the program’s captains.
“That’s one of the greatest honors you can be given is to be voted by your peers to be in that role,” Allen said.
Introducing our 2023 captains:
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A 5-foot-11 and 180-pound husky out of Miami, Fla., Pierre is in his sixth season in the program. He has started 13 games over the last two years.
A 6-foot-2 and 235-pound linebacker from Georgia, Casey is also in his sixth year. He earned multiple All-Big Ten nods in 2022 after amassing 86 tackles in 11 games.
“They’re two young men that have been with us a long time and are being rewarded with being captains,” Allen said of Pierre and Casey, who also represented IU at the Big Ten’s Media Days in late July.
The 6-foot-4 and 315-pound Katic is in his fifth season at IU. He has 25 starts over the last three seasons at both guard and center.
The 6-foot-2 and 195-pound Camper had 46 catches in seven games in 2022 before suffering a season ending knee injury. In his second year at IU from junior college, he’s expected to play in week one.
The 6-foot-5 and 270-pound Carter is a captain despite this being his first year at IU after transferring in from Western Michigan. He earned second-team All-MAC last year after producing 68 tackles with a team-best 13.5 tackles for loss and 7.0 sacks
“Andre has come in here in January and earned the respect of his teammates with his work ethic and performance in practice,” Allen said.
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