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D.J. Matthews getting to work at ‘Oladipo’s School’

When he was growing up, D.J. Matthews didn't know much about Indiana's football program at all. As a Jacksonville, Fla., ...
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Watch: IU football transfers Anderson, Matthews and Carpenter discuss early impressions of Indiana

Indiana has welcomed three high profile transfers to its roster for the 2021 season. Ryder Anderson (DL, Ole Miss), D.J ...
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Offensive lineman Britt Beery enters transfer portal

Britt Beery, a redshirt junior offensive lineman from Carmel, has entered the NCAA transfer portal, he confirmed on his Twitter ...
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Watch: Tom Allen in depth Q&A on the Andy Staples Show

Indiana football head coach Tom Allen joined the Andy Staples Show earlier this week. Allen and Staples discuss an array ...
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Watch: Michael Penix talks rehab, Aaron Wellman discusses first year on the job

Watch as Indiana quarterback Michael Penix, Jr. provides an update to the media on his rehabilitation of a torn ACL ...
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Aaron Wellman getting used to the new normal after first Indiana season

Part of what drives strength and conditioning coaches is a belief that the players they work with can always be ...
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Michael Penix says he’s on schedule to return for the opener, but he’s not running yet

Indiana quarterback Michael Penix said Monday that he's making good progress in his rehabilitation from the second ACL tear in ...
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IU football to start spring practice on March 9 | Newcomer jersey numbers released

The Indiana football program announced on Monday that its spring practice season will begin on Tuesday, March 9. The program ...
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Is IU a football school now? Head coach Tom Allen weighs in

Like just about everything else with IU football, it has been since the late 60s since we've seen this. Indiana's ...
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Antwaan Randle-El hired by Detroit Lions as wide receivers coach

Antwaan Randle-El earned his second Super Bowl ring earlier this month as an offensive assistant with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, ...
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Tom Allen: Indiana ‘can’t fall into that trap’ of believing it has arrived

Indiana will head into the 2021 season in a position it hasn't been in since 1968, the year after the ...
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Deland McCullough didn’t hide his enthusiasm for returning to IU: “I hit Tom up as soon as I saw it”

By Dustin Dopirak -- Among the people who was most surprised that Tom Allen was able to lure Deland McCullough ...
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Watch: Tom Allen and Deland McCullough at new running back coach’s introductory press conference

Indiana football head coach Tom Allen joined new running backs coach Deland McCullough for a Tuesday media availability.  The program ...
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Deland McCullough to return as Indiana RB coach | Son is Ohio State commit

UPDATE:  Indiana confirmed earlier reports that Deland McCullough would be their next associate head coach and running backs coach in ...
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IU football All-Big Ten cornerback Jaylin Williams arrested

Indiana junior cornerback Jaylin Williams was arrested on charges of operating while intoxicated and OWI endangerment, both misdemeanors.  Jon Blau ...
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IU football releases revised 2021 schedule in conjunction with Big Ten

Indiana saw two of its locations shift from its original 2021 Big Ten schedule and saw most of the rest ...
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Former IU quarterback Peyton Ramsey didn’t want to see his former program in Big Ten title game

For a while, an Indiana vs. Northwestern Big Ten Championship game appeared to be a strong possibility. Northwestern quarterback Peyton ...
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Former IU football safety Jamar Johnson receives NFL Combine invite

Indiana safety Jamar Johnson has been invited to the 2021 NFL Scouting Combine. The Sarasota, Fla. based Johnson was a ...
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IU football: Hoosiers returning second most production in Big Ten East in 2021

With a wealth of returning talent, Indiana is set up to have another big season in 2021. ESPN college football ...
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IU football recruiting: Class of 2021 top-500 wide receiver Malachi Bennett commits to Indiana

High-end receivers are lining up to play with Michael Penix, Jr. in the class of 2021. Indiana picked up its ...
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Four IU football freshmen early enrollees should get a jump on the competition

It has been a growing trend in college football, and one that IU head coach Tom Allen enthusiastically supports. It ...
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Air Force coach Troy Calhoun on new DC Charlton Warren: “You won’t meet a more real human being”

By Dustin Dopirak -- One Fourth of July when Charlton Warren was still on his staff at Air Force, Troy ...
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New IU football DC Charlton Warren didn’t check every box yet somehow looks like the perfect fit

Tom Allen pulled a name seemingly out of nowhere when he picked Georgia defensive backs coach Charlton Warren to be ...
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Watch: New defensive coordinator Charlton Warren and Tom Allen meet with the media

Indiana made the hiring of new defensive coordinator Charlton Warren official on Tuesday, and on Wednesday he met with the ...
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Contract notes: Warren to be IU football’s highest paid defensive coordinator

By Dustin Dopirak --  Newly hired Indiana defensive coordinator Charlton Warren will sign a two-year contract worth $700,000 in the ...
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IU football makes it official, announces Charlton Warren as new defensive coordinator

Indiana has confirmed that Charlton Warren will be the next leader of its defense. A 16-year coaching veteran, Warren takes ...
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Former IU offensive coordinator Matt Canada takes over same role for Pittsburgh Steelers

Former Indiana offensive coordinator Matt Canada will be taking over as offensive coordinator of one of the NFL's most prestigious ...
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IU football in the top five for class of 2022 4-star linebacker Melvin Jordan

Indiana fans are looking for tangible evidence of success on the field translating to high profile recruiting wins. The Hoosiers ...
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Ryder Anderson on transferring to IU: “Indiana is a place where I can get the most out of my final year”

By Dustin Dopirak -- Ryder Anderson wasn’t exactly sure where he was Tuesday in the course of his seven-hour trip ...
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IU Football: A position-by-position look at who is returning and new in 2021

With a successful 2020 season in the books, it is time to look forward.  Below is a position-by-position review of ...
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First look: IU football’s 2021 schedule

One good season is a nice story, two an emerging trend, and three a firmly established pattern. Can Indiana build ...
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Indiana football hires Charlton Warren as defensive coordinator

Georgia defensive backs coach Charlton Warren has been hired to replace Kane Wommack as Indiana's defensive coordinator, a source confirmed ...
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IU football running back Stevie Scott puts name in NFL Draft

Tom Allen said earlier this week that he will spend much of the offseason reconsidering Indiana's running game after the ...
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Running backs coach Mike Hart leaving IU for alma mater

Indiana running backs coach Mike Hart is leaving the Hoosiers to go back to his alma mater. Michigan announced Wednesday ...
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Defensive tackle Jerome Johnson opts to pursue professional career

Indiana absorbed a second blow on its defensive line in as many days. First team All-Big Ten redshirt senior Jerome ...
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Firmly on national radar, IU football turns page: “You are not sneaking up on anybody any more”

By Dustin Dopirak Tom Allen had a chance to reflect Tuesday with the 2020 season over and the awards still ...
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Watch: Tom Allen on coach of the year award, final thoughts on 2020, looking forward

Indiana head coach Tom Allen was named the AFCA Coach of the Year on Tuesday. Allen met with the media ...
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Defensive lineman Jovan Swann declares for the NFL Draft

Indiana's much improved defensive line took a hit. Jovan Swann posted on his Twitter account on Tuesday evening that he ...
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Coach of the year award evokes memories of long journey and gratitude for Indiana’s Tom Allen

By Dustin Dopirak Tom Allen made his first trip to an American Football Coaches Association convention back in the mid-90s ...
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IU football head coach Tom Allen wins the AFCA National Coach of the Year

Tom Allen has been named the Werner Ladder American Football Coaches Association FBS National Coach of the Year, receiving the ...
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Indiana No. 10 in ESPN way-too-early 2021 season rankings

The 2020 college football season has been over for less than 24 hours, but it already appears likely that Indiana will ...
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Taking stock: National voices opine on state of IU football and recruiting after consecutive strong seasons

By Dustin Dopirak Tom Allen sat down in front of a computer camera in the bowels of Raymond James Stadium ...
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Hoosiers No. 12 in final AP poll

Indiana finished the season ranked No. 12 in the season-ending Associated Press poll, released shortly after Alabama defeated Ohio State ...
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IU football: Safety Jamar Johnson puts his name in NFL Draft

First team All-Big Ten safety Jamar Johnson has decided to pursue his NFL career after a breakout junior season. The ...
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Harry Crider declares for NFL Draft, Jakes in transfer portal

Indiana is keeping most of its offensive line for 2021, but the group is losing its most experienced member. Senior ...
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IU football wide receiver Whop Philyor declares for NFL Draft

Indiana managed to keep one of its two All-Big Ten wide receivers in the fold for the 2021 season, but ...
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Former IU football DC Kane Wommack on Tom Allen: “He really is a special man”

Now that he’s completed his responsibilities at Indiana and is devoting himself full-time to his new job as the head ...
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Ole Miss graduate transfer defensive end Ryder Anderson commits to Indiana

Indiana will welcome a very recent foe to Bloomington for the 2021 season. The Hoosiers picked up a commitment from ...
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IU football: Big Ten receiver of the year Ty Fryfogle returning for a fifth season

The IU football program got a pleasant bit of Friday evening news as first team All-Big Ten and third-team All ...
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Indiana football interior lineman Dylan Powell the latest to confirm his return for 2021 season

The interior of Indiana's offensive line received its third boost in the last week. In an expected move, guard Dylan ...
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Eagles starting center Jason Kelce comes to defense of former IU quarterback Nate Sudfeld

The Philadelphia Eagles made a controversial quarterback decision on Sunday night. Down just three points in the fourth quarter of ...
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IU football’s Nworah and Smolar also returning for extra year | Reece and Cardillo in transfer portal

Announcements continue to roll in for Indiana's 13 players eligible to return due to the special NCAA eligibility extension. Redshirt ...
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How did IU football land Michigan transfer Zach Carpenter? “It was the most genuine place”

By Dustin Dopirak  In his heart, Zach Carpenter wanted to go to Indiana the first time around. Then a three-star ...
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Indiana football husky Marcelino Ball announces intent to return under NCAA eligibility waiver

Indiana should have one of the best defensive backfields in the country in 2021. That unit got a big boost ...
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Hoosiers in the NFL: Week 17 results, end of regular season numbers, six bound for playoffs

The 2020 regular season has come to an end for 13 former IU stars with teams in the league in ...
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Indiana football senior DE Mike Ziemba announces return, DB Raheem Layne coming back too

The first of what could be several decisions to return to the IU football program came on Tuesday morning from ...
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Unique decisions looming for Indiana football’s seniors and coaches in light of NCAA eligibility waiver

It is one of our first postseason stories every year. Our annual position-by-position look at who is returning to the ...
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Jack Tuttle’s resilience wasn’t enough to catch Ole Miss, but his toughness made a lasting impression

By Dustin Dopirak For a moment, Jack Tuttle and Indiana’s offense seemed like they had it all figured out. It ...
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Ole Miss’ lightning fast tempo offense took away Indiana’s takeaways

Indiana knew what was coming on Saturday. But preparing for it, and facing the real thing are two entirely different ...
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Watch: IU football head coach Tom Allen discusses Outback Bowl loss to Ole Miss

Indiana head coach Tom Allen took questions from the media after a 26-20 loss to Ole Miss at the Outback ...
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IU football: Hoosiers come up short at the Outback Bowl despite furious rally

Trailing 20-6 in the third quarter in Tampa, Indiana looked like a lost cause at the Outback Bowl. But after ...
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IU football vs. Ole Miss: Outback Bowl game day primer and prediction

Winning a bowl game has been a stated program goal of head coach Tom Allen since he took the job ...
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Indiana Outback Bowl uniforms cover up Big Ten logo, Tom Allen says no disrespect intended

Is the Indiana program making a statement by excluding the Big Ten logo from its jerseys and helmets for the ...
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IU football: 1991 Copper Bowl champs ready to surrender their place in program history

By Dustin Dopirak Joe Novak remembers being stopped in the team hotel in Tucson, Ariz., by a woman who told ...
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Tampa and Mississippi ties run deep for IU football at the Outback Bowl | Allen excited about location

Shunned by the College Football Playoff committee, the Outback Bowl wasn't necessarily the game Indiana wanted. But if nothing else, ...
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Watch: IU football coach Tom Allen from Tampa on team’s health, Outback Bowl prep and much more

Indiana head coach Tom Allen met with the media from Tampa as his team finalizes their preparation for Ole Miss ...
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Former Michigan interior lineman Zach Carpenter transferring to Indiana

Former Michigan offensive lineman Zach Carpenter is transferring to Indiana. The 6-foot-5, 329-pound Carpenter played center for the Wolverines in ...
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Indiana’s Tiawan Mullen did a little bit of everything to become groundbreaking Hoosier cornerback

Tiawan Mullen and Brandon Shelby both figured there had to have been somebody. Indiana’s football history isn’t exactly awash in ...
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This date in IU football history: Hoosiers dominate Baylor at Copper Bowl for most recent postseason win

29 years.  You've no doubt heard about that this week. On this date 29 years ago Indiana claimed its most ...
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IU football’s Tiawan Mullen becomes first ever first-team All-American cornerback

IU cornerback Tiawan Mullen made history on Wednesday. The Indiana sophomore became the first cornerback ever for IU to earn ...
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Watch: IU football quarterback Jack Tuttle previews Outback Bowl contest vs. Ole Miss

Indiana quarterback Jack Tuttle met with the media on Wednesday to discuss the preparations for the Outback Bowl. Tuttle will ...
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All-Americans McFadden and Fryfogle defied odds at IU, Outback Bowl brings more improbable rewards

Micah McFadden was the lowest ranked recruit in Indiana's 2018 class. As a class of 2017 recruit, Ty Fryfogle had ...
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Hoosiers in the NFL: Week 16 results and notes for former IU football stars in the league

16 weeks of the 2020 NFL season are now complete for 14 former IU stars with teams in the league ...
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Video: Tom Allen | Nick Sheridan | Kane Wommack preview Ole Miss, talk Outback Bowl prep

Indiana head coach Tom Allen met with the media to discuss game week preparations for Ole Miss and the Outback ...
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Outback Bowl: IU football game week notebook as Hoosiers prepare for Ole Miss

IU is finally back in game week mode, preparing for this Saturday's Outback Bowl. Head coach Tom Allen met with ...
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Watch: Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin says team “really struggling” health wise, shares impressions of IU

Is the Outback Bowl in jeopardy? Although a total of 18 bowl games have been canceled so far due to ...
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IU football: Fryfogle and McFadden named third team All-Americans

A pair of Hoosier football stars received significant national recognition on Monday. Indiana senior wide receiver Ty Fryfogle and junior ...
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Watch: IU football recruiting class of 2021 signee Jordyn Williams senior season highlights

Below are senior season highlights for class of 2021 IU football signee Jordyn Williams. The ESPN four-star wide receiver played ...
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Watch: IU football class of 2021 quarterback signee Donaven McCulley senior season highlight reel

Lawrence North senior quarterback Donaven McCulley put together a special season to close out his high school career. The 6-5, ...
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Video: IU football head coach Tom Allen on Ole Miss, team health, holiday plans

IU football head coach Tom Allen spoke with the media on Wednesday to provide an update on the team's preparation ...
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IU football coach Tom Allen provides update on recovery timeline for quarterback Michael Penix

For the third straight year, Indiana quarterback Michael Penix, Jr. will be in rehab mode during the offseason. And for ...
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IU’s Tom Allen a finalist for 3 national coach of the year awards | Wommack up for top assistant award

The team postseason recognition didn't go Indiana's way, but head coach Tom Allen can still earn significant individual accolades. The ...
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Watch: IU DC Kane Wommack talks coaching final game and time at Ole Miss

Indiana defensive coordinator Kane Wommack is preparing to coach his final game at IU as he gets set to take ...
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Hoosiers in the NFL: Week 15 results and notes for former IU football stars in the league

15 weeks of the 2020 NFL season are now complete for 14 former IU stars with teams in the league ...
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IU has little to gain, everything to lose at Outback Bowl — and that’s when these Hoosiers are at their best

The Australian Outback is the vast, remote, largely uninhabited interior of the country. It is the kind of place where ...
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Former AD Fred Glass says IU football was “done in by good-old-boy power structure”

When the Big Ten changed its rules to put Ohio State in the league's title game, IU coaches and administrators ...
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Watch: IU football’s Tom Allen talks Outback Bowl, New Year’s six snub

Indiana head coach Tom Allen met with the media on Sunday evening to discuss IU's invitation to the Outback Bowl ...
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IU football: Hoosiers headed to Outback Bowl to play Ole Miss | No. 11 in final CFP rankings

There will be no New Year's Six bowl game for Indiana this year. But for the first time ever, IU ...
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IU football defensive coordinator search: Tom Allen is going to hire someone he knows and trusts

When Tom Allen hired offensive coordinator Kalen DeBoer in 2019, his offense needed a breath of fresh air, and he ...
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IU football’s Tom Allen addresses coaching rumors in radio interview: “This is where I want to be”

Rumors, flight trackers and buyouts, oh my! Indiana football has entered a brave new world. Once college football's loveable losers, ...
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IU football’s Campbell, Whitehead, Taylor round out All-Big Ten honors with special teams recognition

Indiana ended up with a program record 16 All-Big Ten performers in 2020 after three members of the IU special ...
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Watch: IU football’s Tom Allen goes in depth on being named Big Ten Coach of the Year

IU head football coach Tom Allen spoke with Dave Revsine of the Big Ten Network on Thursday to discuss his ...
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IU Football’s Tom Allen wins 2020 Big Ten Coach of the Year

Indiana head coach Tom Allen has been named the Big Ten Conference's football Coach of the Year.  Allen earned the ...
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Overachievers: 13 from IU football receive All-Big Ten recognition — all of them were 3-star recruits

Indiana head coach Tom Allen had to stick his neck out a bit to get some of these guys to ...
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Listen: Tom Allen talks recruiting and All-Big Ten teams with Don Fischer on radio show

IU head coach Tom Allen joined Don Fischer on Wednesday night on their Inside IU Football radio show. The pair ...
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Watch: IU football head coach Tom Allen discusses signing the recruiting class of 2021

Indiana head coach Tom Allen met with the media on Wednesday to discuss the early signing period and the recruiting ...
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Seven IU football players receive All-Big Ten defensive team recognition

Defense was Indiana's calling card in 2020, and the Hoosiers have been richly rewarded on that side of the ball ...
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Watch: Ty Fryfogle discusses being named 2020 Big Ten receiver of the year on BTN

Indiana wideout Ty Fryfogle joined Dave Revsine on the Big Ten Network on Tuesday. Fryfogle was named the Big Ten's ...
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IU Football recruiting: Class of 2021 early signing day live tracker

Follow along below for updates as Indiana's class of 2021 makes it official on the annual December early signing day ...
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IU football: All signs pointing to the Fiesta Bowl vs. USC for the Hoosiers

The last time Indiana completed a one loss regular season, the Hoosiers played in a prestigious January bowl game against ...
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