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IU Athletics to return to full capacity for its 2021 fall sporting events

Indiana University Athletics announced on Friday afternoon a return to full capacity for its 2021 fall sports. "This is one ...
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IU football freshman Jordyn Williams learning ‘little things’ from WR coach Grant Heard

The stages don't get any bigger and the lights don't get any brighter in high school football than they do ...
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Watch: IU football freshman offensive lineman Joshua Sales Q&A

Indiana freshman offensive lineman Joshua Sales met with the media this week to discuss his early days in Bloomington. The ...
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Helmet issues behind him, IU punter James Evans is acclimating to American football

James Evans wasn't ready for wearing a helmet. The Indiana freshman punter was aware he was in for a lot ...
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Micah McFadden named preseason second-team Walter Camp All-America

Indiana linebacker Micah McFadden was named a preseason second-team All-American by the Walter Camp Foundation, according to a release from ...
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Watch: 50 of IU football’s top tackles, interceptions and sacks of 2020

If there was a defining aspect of IU's historic 2020 football season, it was the ability to make splash plays ...
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Former Indiana DT Larry Black Jr. interning with Bengals

Former Indiana defensive tackle Larry Black Jr., now a defensive line coach at Toledo, will be working with the Cincinnati ...
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Hoosier Sounds: IU football head coach Tom Allen discusses his career path on the Fish Cast

Indiana football head coach Tom Allen recently joined Charles Fishbein, Corey Long, and Chris Demarest on The Fish Cast to ...
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Watch: All of IU football’s 28 touchdowns from the 2020 season

The Big Ten Network released a video of each of Indiana's 28 touchdowns from the 2020 season from multiple angles ...
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Watch: Texas A&M transfer wide receiver Camron Buckley Q&A

Indiana wide receiver Camron Buckley met with the media this week to discuss his decision to transfer to IU from ...
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After four years in the MAC, Weston Kramer getting shot at big-time at Indiana

Weston Kramer didn't have much of a prospect profile at Marmion Academy in Aurora, Ill. He was a two-star recruit ...
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Watch: Miami (Ohio) transfer Deland McCullough II talks return to Bloomington

Watch below as Deland McCullough II talks with the media about joining the IU football program and the upcoming season ...
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Texas A&M transfer Camron Buckley all business in IU arrival

Camron Buckley didn't leave Texas A&M because he had anything against the place. He liked the school, he liked the ...
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Deland McCullough II comes back home to play with dad on staff

Deland McCullough II honestly wasn't thinking about coming home when his father returned to Indiana to be the Hoosiers' running ...
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Watch: New IU football running back Stephen Carr Q&A

New Indiana running back Stephen Carr met with the media on Tuesday. Carr came to USC as the nation’s No ...
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Jaren Handy looks to bolster Indiana’s pass rush

The first differences Jaren Handy noticed between Bloomington and the Deep South, were the scenery and the wildlife. The former ...
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Watch: IU football Q&A with Auburn transfer Jaren Handy

Auburn transfer defensive end/bull Jaren Handy met with the media on Tuesday afternoon. The 6-foot-5, 255-pound junior from Hattiesburg, Miss., ...
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California kid Stephen Carr focusing on himself now that he’s left L.A.

When Stephen Carr was overwhelming defenses at Summit High School in Fontana, Calif., he was pursued by every school that ...
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Watch: Top-50 IU football running plays of 2020

Watch below some of Indiana's best plays on the ground during the memorable 2020 season, courtesy of the Big Ten ...
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Running back shaping up as one of Indiana football’s most interesting position battles

Indiana doesn't have many starting spots left open after its 6-2 season in 2020, thanks largely to the fact that ...
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Hoosier Sounds: IU football coach Tom Allen discusses introduction of LEO to the program

Some of Indiana head coach Tom Allen's comments at a May coaches convention can be heard on the Coach and ...
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Former IU star Antwaan Randle El is on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot once again

For the tenth consecutive year, former Indiana quarterback Antwaan Randle El is on the ballot for induction into the College ...
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Picks to Click: Indiana football players who could emerge in 2021

Let's be honest, we're flying a little blind here. Indiana played it safe throughout spring practice while COVID-19 vaccinations were ...
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Former IU defensive lineman Jovan Swann signs deal with Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to terms with former Indiana defensive lineman Jovan Swann according to a report by Tom ...
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IU football: Sports book releases point spreads for each of Indiana’s 2021 games

If you trust the oddsmakers, Indiana could be in for a slow start and a strong finish in 2021. Barstool ...
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IU football’s impressive list of June recruiting visitors highlights direction of the program

It has been a long time since Indiana brought football recruits on campus. And the group arriving this month looks ...
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Watch: Tom Allen talks about his Indy 500 experience

Indiana head coach Tom Allen has become a regular at the Indy 500. The Indiana native was at the Indianapolis ...
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Indiana Football: The 2021 Schedule

We are less than 100 days from the start of a much awaited return to normalcy in college sports, and ...
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Indiana football announces five start times for 2021 including opener

Indiana announced five kickoff times for the 2021 football season on the football program's Twitter account Thursday including the season ...
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Denzel Moore visiting Indiana despite de-commit

Denzel Moore opened his recruitment Monday after being committed to Indiana for nearly two months, but the three-star defensive end/outside ...
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Indiana’s Sept. 25 game at Western Kentucky set for primetime

Indiana's Sept. 25 game at Western Kentucky will be shown in primetime at 8 p.m. on the CBS Sports Network, ...
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Watch: BTN releases IU football’s top-50 pass plays of 2020

The Big Ten Network released a highlight reel of IU football's top-50 passing plays for the memorable 2020 season. Michael ...
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Promising sign: Maryland Athletics to return to full capacity for sporting events for 2021-22 season

Indiana baseball coach Jeff Mercer couldn't hide his frustration after learning that IU wasn't going to allow fans for a ...
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Watch: IU football head coach Tom Allen on the Pro Football Focus podcast

Indiana head coach Tom Allen joined the Pro Football Focus for a wide ranging interview. Allen discussed the final play ...
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Georgia defensive end Denzel Moore de-commits from Indiana

Denzel Moore, a linebacker/defensive end from Collins Hill High School in Georgia in the Class of 2023, posted on his ...
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IU football announces addition of Texas A&M graduate transfer receiver Camron Buckley

The high profile transfers continue to roll in for Indiana. Former Texas A&M wide receiver Camron Buckley is the latest ...
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IU football officially welcomes former USC running back Stephen Carr, Allen comments

Former USC running back Stephen Carr announced on Sunday that he was transferring to Indiana. The former 5-star recruit arrives ...
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IU football officially welcomes Auburn transfer Jaren Handy

As we reported last week, Indiana landed a commitment from Auburn transfer defensive end Jaren Handy. As a recruit in ...
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Former USC running back and 5-star recruit Stephen Carr announces transfer to IU football

Former USC running back Stephen Carr announced on Sunday that he is transferring to Indiana.  He broke the news on ...
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IU football quarterback Michael Penix posts photos of a throwing session as he continues rehab

Every ounce of optimism for Indiana's 2021 season comes with a drop of caution. The Hoosiers will likely start the ...
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IU football one of just six schools with four returning players graded in top-10 at their positions by PFF

The expectations are high for IU football in 2021 after one of the more memorable seasons in program history. Despite ...
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Auburn transfer Jaren Handy commits to Indiana

Auburn transfer defensive end Jaren Handy announced on his Twitter account Wednesday evening that he is transferring to Indiana. The ...
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IU football adds meeting with Old Dominion to complete 2025 schedule

Indiana University and Old Dominion University announced on Wednesday afternoon their football programs will meet at Memorial Stadium to kick ...
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IU Football: A look at the program’s known future opponents through 2031

Indiana has made a few updates to its future football schedules in recent weeks. As it stands, IU has Big ...
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Watch: Tom Allen speaks on bringing about change at his alma mater

Indiana head coach Tom Allen returned to his alma mater, Maranatha Baptist University to speak about his journey after graduating ...
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Indiana adds Colorado State to schedule for 2026

Indiana football announced on its Twitter account Tuesday that it will play a non-conference game against Colorado State on Sept ...
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Watch: New defensive coordinator Charlton Warren recaps first spring with Indiana

New IU football defensive coordinator Charlton Warren completed his first spring practice season with the program a few weeks ago ...
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Jovan Swann has mini-camp tryout with the Pittsburgh Steelers

Indiana defensive tackle Jovann Swann will have a tryout with the Pittsburgh Steelers at their mini-camp on May 14-16, his ...
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Harry Crider signs undrafted free agent contract with Philadelphia Eagles

Indiana center Harry Crider has signed an undrafted free agent contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to multiple reports and ...
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Report: Whop Philyor signs UDFA deal with Minnesota Vikings

Indiana wide receiver Whop Philyor has signed an undrafted free agent deal with the Minnesota Vikings, according to a Twitter ...
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Jerome Johnson signs undrafted free agent deal with Miami Dolphins, Stevie Scott with New Orleans Saints

Indiana running back Stevie Scott signed an undrafted free agent contract with the New Orleans Saints, and defensive tackle Jerome ...
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Indiana’s Jamar Johnson taken in the fifth round by the Denver Broncos

Indiana safety Jamar Johnson was selected in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday by the Denver Broncos ...
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Watch: Offensive coordinator Nick Sheridan recaps spring practice

Indiana offensive coordinator Nick Sheridan met with the media this week to recap his unit's performance during spring practice. He ...
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Jamar Johnson leads Indiana’s list of hopefuls going into draft weekend

Much of the anticipation for Indiana's 2021 football season stems from the fact that so many Hoosiers decided to use ...
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Northern Illinois transfer Weston Kramer commits to Indiana

Indiana added some depth to its defensive line room Wednesday by picking up graduate transfer Weston Kramer, a 6-foot-1, 290-pound ...
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Charlton Warren focused his first spring as IU football DC on fundamentals

In his first spring as Indiana's defensive coordinator, Charlton Warren didn't have to worry much at all about installation. The ...
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Watch: Running backs coach Deland McCullough talks recent recruiting wins and spring practice

It has been a whirlwind few months for Deland McCullough. He coached in the Super Bowl for the Kansas City ...
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Receiver Gary Cooper the latest Hoosier in the transfer portal

Even an emerging program with by most accounts a great culture isn't immune to the new era of roster turnover ...
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Hoosier Sounds: Indiana head coach Tom Allen on the Jim Rome Show

IU head football coach Tom Allen joined the Jim Rome Show on Thursday afternoon. Allen discussed why he is so ...
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IU football loses two defensive linemen to transfer portal this week

Indiana has suffered a pair of losses in the defensive trenches, an area of the roster where the Hoosiers were ...
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Indiana announces home-and-home football series with Notre Dame in 2030 and 2031

Indiana announced Monday that it has scheduled a home-and-home football series with Notre Dame in 2030 and 2031. The Hoosiers ...
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Indiana rated No. 25 in ESPN’s preseason FPI ratings

At the end of spring practice, Indiana is rated No. 25 in ESPN's Football Power Index rankings, which are based ...
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Tom Allen says he’s confident in Jack Tuttle if Michael Penix’s recovery slows

Tom Allen still has every reason to believe that Michael Penix will be ready by Sept. 4 when Indiana plays ...
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Watch: IU football coach Tom Allen end of spring practice press conference

Watch as Indiana head football coach Tom Allen met with the media on Wednesday to provide final remarks on spring ...
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Weekend roundup: IU baseball no-hitter, football wraps up spring practice, men’s soccer to B1G semis

The Indiana University baseball team recorded the team's first no-hitter in nearly 37 years on Saturday night at Bart Kaufman ...
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Devon Matthews, Raheem Layne make Indiana solid at safety

One of the biggest holes Indiana has to fill on its entire roster on either side of the ball is ...
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Indiana establishes football scholarship in honor of Chris Beaty

Indiana athletics and the IU football program announced a football scholarship and team award in honor of Chris Beaty, the ...
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Tom Allen can see the spring practice difference in his linemen

Tom Allen said repeatedly during the course of the 2020 season that of the players on his roster, the ones ...
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Watch: IU football head coach Tom Allen gives a week five spring practice update

Indiana football head coach Tom Allen met with the media on Wednesday to provide a spring practice update.  The Hoosiers ...
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Deland McCullough pleased with what he has in Indiana running back room

Part of the reason Indiana went big on its running backs coach hire, bringing back Deland McCullough from the Kansas ...
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IU football honors several players at annual awards ceremony

The Indiana football program honored linebacker Micah McFadden and quarterback Michael Penix Jr. as the Anthony Thompson Most Valuable Players ...
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Kasey Teegardin’s special teams added a punter who has never played and a returner who can do it all

Indiana has three punters on its spring practice roster gunning to replace the graduated Haydon Whitehead. There's a good chance ...
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Watch: IU football head coach Tom Allen gives a week four spring practice update

Indiana football head coach Tom Allen met with the media on Wednesday to provide a spring practice update.  The Hoosiers ...
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Tom Allen treating remaining spring practices as precious, hoping for return to normalcy for fall

The increasing availability of vaccines, the playing of the NCAA Tournament and the simple existence of spring football practice have ...
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Indiana football will not have a spring game in 2021

For the second year in a row, the IU football program will go without a spring game. Head coach Tom ...
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Indiana receiving corps reloads

Through good times and bad for Indiana football over the last 20 years, the one position group that has arguably ...
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Watch: Linebacker Thomas Allen discusses long road back from serious hip injury

Indiana linebacker Thomas Allen met with the media this week to discuss his recovery from a serious hip injury suffered ...
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Indiana football cancels practice out of “abundance of caution”

Indiana cancelled its spring football practice Thursday "out of an abundance of caution" according to an IU spokesman but wouldn't ...
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Georgia linebacker Denzel Moore commits to Indiana

Denzel Moore started taking Indiana seriously when the Hoosiers beat Penn State in early October. The Nittany Lions were one ...
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Thomas Allen making progress on recovery from hip surgery

Thomas Allen got to run on the field at Indiana's practice facility Tuesday morning and from a purely physical perspective ...
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Watch: Tom Allen and coordinators Warren and Sheridan give a spring practice update

Watch as Indiana football head coach Tom Allen met with the media on Monday afternoon to provide a spring practice ...
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Charlton Warren has high hopes for the Bull position

Charlton Warren was hired as Indiana's defensive coordinator to maintain the Hoosiers' success on that side of the ball, not ...
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IU quarterback Dexter Williams II tears ACL

Indiana freshman quarterback Dexter Williams II is out for at least the rest of spring practice with a torn ACL, ...
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Michigan transfer Zach Carpenter on watching Indiana’s sideline: “The team was just electric”

Michigan center Zach Carpenter was watching from the opposing sideline as Indiana safety Devon Matthews intercepted Wolverines' quarterback Joe Milton ...
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Watch: Indiana football 2021 spring practice video highlights, week one

The IU football program commenced spring practice earlier this week in Bloomington. Watch below more than three and a half ...
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Not-really-oldhead Marcelino Ball gearing up for one last run

There was never a time last season when Marcelino Ball didn't feel sincere joy for his teammates. He caught every ...
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Watch: Marcelino Ball and Cam Jones 2021 spring practice Q&A

Two of Indiana's top returning defenders met with the media on Thursday morning. Sixth year husky Marcelino Ball missed the ...
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Indiana’s All-Americans still have lofty goals for 2021

On the first day of spring practice, Indiana brought out three players who were named All-America by one service or ...
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Watch: IU All-Americans Fryfogle, Mullen and McFadden discuss spring practice, 2021 season, and more

Indiana's trio of returning All-Americans stepped up to the microphone on Tuesday morning. Ty Fryfogle was the Big Ten's receiver ...
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Watch: IU AD Scott Dolson discusses Tom Allen’s new contract

Indiana football radio voice Don Fischer caught up with Director of Athletics Scott Dolson to discuss the news of Tom ...
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Tom Allen heads into spring ball with money and momentum

By the time he started his pre-spring practice Zoom press conference at 1 p.m. Monday, Tom Allen had already had ...
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Watch: Tom Allen Q&A session as Hoosiers get set to start spring practice

Indiana head football coach Tom Allen met with the media on Monday afternoon to preview spring practice. The Hoosiers begin ...
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IU football and Tom Allen agree to restructured deal through 2027

Although its athletic department is navigating challenging financial times during the pandemic, Indiana found a way to further solidify its ...
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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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