1. HOOSIERS HQ
Coming off of Saturday’s loss to Ball State and an injury to quarterback Cameron Coffman, the bye week arrives at the right time for Indiana, Dustin writes.
QB Tre Roberson’s broken leg has provided him with a different perspective — from the press box, Andy writes.
2. IT’S INDIANA
Former IU basketball signee Ron Patterson has impressed potential suitors this fall, earning a scholarship offer from Villanova among others this week, Kyle Neddenriep of the Indianapolis Star reports.
Courtney Roby caught a pass in a regular-season game for the first time since 2010 and graded out well in the New Orleans Saints’ loss at Carolina on Sunday, Will Osgood of Bleacher Report writes.
An MCL sprain will sideline St. Louis Rams offensive tackle Rodger Saffold for at least a month, Kathleen Nelson of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes.
3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Michigan State freshman forward Kenny Kaminski — a former IU recruiting target — is out 4-6 months and will likely redshirt for Tom Izzo, Chris Solari of the Lansing State Journal writes.
4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
In honor of the bye week, a boy-band flashback that will make you cringe now and thank me later. N’Sync with “Bye, Bye, Bye.”