Category Archives: College Football

With many sporting events on tap, Indy unlikely to bid on BCS Title Game

With the recent news that the BCS will have a four-team playoff beginning in 2014-15, talks immediately began to swirl, at least in Indianapolis, about whether they would host college football’s title game. Initially, Indy officials were very interested and planned to submit a bid However, priorities have now changed and Indiana Sports Corporation President…

Indiana football upgrading one outdoor practice field to FieldTurf

The Indiana football program is receiving another upgrade to their facilities. The east practice field — one of of two outdoor fields north of Memorial Stadium — is under construction as FieldTurf is replacing natural sod. This is another example of IU caring about and investing in the football program. Kevin Wilson, who now has…

The Gunner Kiel Saga

Is it over yet? I’ll wait until I actually see the top-rated 2012 high school quarterback takes a snap in a game. Gunner Kiel (6-4, 220), one of the most coveted high school football players in the country, has committed to his third different college. Notre Dame announced Tuesday that Kiel had signed his scholarship…

Andrew Luck wears Colts jersey, wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

The Colts are still winless heading into their game Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. A few days before the team arrives, Indy’s probable future quarterback Andrew Luck was sporting a Colts jersey in Baltimore on Friday. Andrew Luck flew across the states to accept the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm award. “This is all about Johnny Unitas and honoring…

Colts must turn to Andrew Luck for continued success

By now you know the name Andrew Luck, the Stanford quarterback that each NFL team would love to have on their roster next season. Entering week 12 of the 2011 season, the 0-11 Indianapolis Colts are the heavy favorites for the Andrew Luck sweepstakes. Or the SuckForLuck campaign, whatever you want to call it. The…

A closer look at the controversial Indiana-Purdue possession call

After an efficient first quarter, the Hoosiers struggled offensively until the final quarter. With eleven minutes to go, Indiana scored and converted on a two-point conversion to cut the Purdue lead to eight. One score. On Indiana’s next series, the first officiating mistake came on the punt where a Purdue player was laying in the…

Despite shortfalls, bucket game meaningful for both Indiana and Purdue

In-state rivals Indiana and Purdue meet for the 114th time Saturday. With the conclusion of the season in sight, each team carries a different attitude into the 87th meeting for the Old Oaken Bucket. For Indiana, the end to a disappointing season is near. After a new coaching staff and new attitude, many were hopeful…

Indiana unable to reach end zone in Michigan State’s 55-3 thrashing

Indiana headed into East Lansing after the bye-week looking to contend with 12th-ranked Michigan State. The Spartans (9-2, 6-1) outplayed Indiana (1-10, 0-7) in every aspect of the game for a 55-3 victory and earning a bid to the first-ever Big Ten Championship game in Indianapolis. They will face either Penn State or Wisconsin. MSU…