Cream and Crimson scrimmage


This year's Indiana spring football game is being labeled a scrimmage because of its format, which is not like a regular game. Here's today's release form IU with details of the spring scrimmage that will be played Saturday:

BLOOMINGTON -- The Indiana football team will close its 2008 spring practice with a Cream & Crimson Scrimmage at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, April 19. The scored scrimmage will start at approximately 2 p.m. and the schedule of events listed below is subject to change.

Format: Offense vs. Defense. The first half will consist of three scrimmage periods with a 15-minute running clock. Following a halftime period, the second half will consist of two scrimmage periods with a 10-minute running clock. Punt and kick periods will be mixed in between the scrimmage periods.

Offense Scoring: First down = 1 point. Touchdown/25-yard gain = 3 points. Defensive interference = 1 point.

Defense Scoring: Pass break-up = 1 point. Defensive stop = 1 point. Interception = 3 points. Offensive interference = 1 point.

Rules: 1) No fumbles, ball is spotted where it hits the ground. 2) No fourth downs.

Fans: Gates to Memorial Stadium will open at 1 p.m. Admission is free and seating for the public will only be made available in the west stands. Fans will also receive the opportunity to renew or order their season tickets.

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2 comments:

  • IU Jimmy #1


    Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 12:58 PM EDT

    Thanks for the info.

  • Eddie IU #2


    Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 5:43 PM EDT

    Can’t wait to see the Hoosiers in action Saturday!! Hoosier Nation is ALIVE & WELL as we enter the fall season. It will be great having 8 — count ‘em 8 home games, I hope we fill the stadium each time. Go Hoosiers!!! Defend The Rock!

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