Category Archives: College Football

Hurricane Irma leads Indiana and Florida International to cancel Saturday’s football game

UPDATE: Indiana has scheduled Charleston Southern for Oct. 7, its original bye week. Season-ticket holders will receive a package in the mail with new tickets (and parking, if applicable). Otherwise, you must send a note to iuticket@indiana.edu by Monday, Sept. 18 for a ticket exchange or refund. [Complete details] The Indiana Hoosiers (1-1) will not be…

IU defense shined vs Penn State, but offense failed to produce

Football is a team sport. It takes all three units – offense, defense, and special teams – and a successful plan to come out ahead with the clock reads 00:00. Though football is a team sport through and through, a weakness at quarterback can truly do a team in. That, in part, is what we’re…

College Athletes Deserve To Be Paid

It wasn’t always my opinion, but, today, in the new world of college athletics, the athletes deserved to be paid. If you would have asked me a few years ago if college athletes should be paid the answer would have been no, absolutely not. It didn’t seem ethical. It would be paying amateurs for something…

Notre Dame accepts invite to Atlantic Coast Conference

  The University of Notre Dame has made a command decision by accepting an invitation to become a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference beginning the 2013-14 school and athletic year. This will include all sports, except football. Football will stay as an independent. Because it’s leaving before the required 27 month window that the…

Notre Dame to be a backfield-by-committee to open season

Senior tailback Cierre Wood (Oxnard, CA/Santa Clara) comes into the 2012 season on a high note of rushing for 1,102 yards on 217 carries and scoring nine touchdowns in 2011 while splitting time with now-graduated Jonas Gray. Gray is gone and there are three others that he will be sharing the ball with this fall….

Irish lose CB Lo Wood for season with achilles tear

The days of being in the shadows of Robert Blanton and Gary Gray are now over for cornerbacks Lorenzo “Lo” Wood (Apopka, FL/Apopka) and Bennett Jackson (Hazlet, NJ/Raritan). For Jackson, he will be getting his due time in the starting lineup, but Wood will now have to wait until the 2013 season. Wood was all…

Video: IU Coach Kevin Wilson after first practice of 2012 season

The Indiana football team officially opened camp Thursday, as they prepare for year two under Kevin Wilson. The Hoosiers are building a football culture and are determined to improve on their 1-11 record from last season. Everybody still around has bought in. Those that didn’t, are gone. I expect a big jump from year one…

Kevin Wilson at Big Ten Media Day

The college football season is about a week away. Thank goodness. Big Ten coaches and player representatives from each school came together Thursday in Chicago for Big Ten Media Day. Read what Indiana coach Kevin Wilson, who enters his second season, had to say. (Note: I took out everything pertaining to Penn State so that…