QB unsettled — for now

By   |   Monday, Aug. 25, 2008 - 6:37 PM   |   Comments Off

Kellen Lewis will throw it at you.

Here’s the fifth in our eight-part series previewing the IU football team. Intern Jared Poertner wrote this.

This is the fifth in a series of position-by-position previews. Coming Tuesday: receivers.

PROJECTED STARTERS: Kellen Lewis, 6-1, 185, Jr.

STARTERS LOST: None

KEY RESERVE: Ben Chappell, 6-3, 232, So.

2007 REVIEW: Lewis was a star for the Hoosiers, earning second team All-Big Ten honors as a sophomore while leading IU to its first bowl since 1993. He set the single-season passing record with 28 touchdown passes, threw for more than 3,000 yards and led the Hoosiers in rushing with 736 yards. He also finished second in the conference with a 134.2 passer rating.


Read the rest of this post »

Comments Off  


For high school sports fans . . .

By   |   Monday, Aug. 25, 2008 - 5:10 PM   |   Comments Off

For those who follow high school football in Bloomington and surrounding areas, we have some new online coverage I’d like to tell you about on the Prep Sports page at HeraldTimesOnline.com. We have stats, stories, video, fan forums, blogs and schedules that you can check out by clicking here.

This includes in-depth coverage and fan discussions about the football teams at Bloomington North, Bloomington South, Edgewood, Brown County, Eastern, Owen Valley and Linton.

Comments Off  


New football depth chart released Monday

By   |   Monday, Aug. 25, 2008 - 1:27 PM   |   8 comments

The two-deep has redshirt freshman Chris Adkins as the starter at one cornerback, along with Christopher Phillips. So it appears that Adkins may have won the battle with Donnell Jones and Richard Council for that spot.

The QB spot is still undecided on the two-deep. It lists Ben Chappell or Kellen Lewis as the starter.

The two-deep is actually three-deep at running back, listing Marcus Thigpen, Bryan Payton and Demetrius McCray in that order.

You can check out the entire depth chart that IU released below:

depth-chart-week-one.jpg



Thigpen, Phillips, Patterson named IU FB captains

By   |   Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 - 6:27 PM   |   1 comment

Indiana’s football players have selected seniors Marcus Thigpen and Chris Phillips, and junior Will Patterson as the team’s 2008 captains, IU announced Sunday.

Here’s the full release from IU:

Senior running back Marcus Thigpen, senior cornerback Christopher Phillips and junior linebacker Will Patterson will serve as team captains in 2008, Indiana head football coach Bill Lynch announced on Sunday. The three were voted into the positions by their teammates.

“Marcus, Christopher and Will have earned the respect of their teammates and will do a tremendous job as captains this year,” Lynch said. “We could not ask for three better people to represent our football program both on and off the field.”
Read the rest of this post »



Carlino commits

By   |   Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 - 12:00 AM   |   18 comments

According to scout.com, 6-foot-2 guard Matt Carlino of Arizona  has committed to play for Tom Crean at Indiana in 2011. Carlino, a four-star recruit, was in Bloomington Saturday to attend Crean’s Elite Camp at Assembly Hall.



A Hoosier basketball weekend

By   |   Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008 - 7:32 PM   |   11 comments

Here’s a story that will run in Sunday’s paper. Usually, you’d have to be a subscriber to read it. But not today. Enjoy.

———

Isiah Thomas Christian Watford

Tom Crean was given a 10-year contract because rebuilding Indiana basketball, most everyone figures, will be an arduous job and one that need not be rushed.

Restoring the basketball team to one that can compete for conference and national titles could take Crean years.
Allowing fans to see through the haze of the last decade to better times — the times that gave the phrase “It’s Indiana” its meaning — may take longer.

But Crean went to work on both tasks this weekend, hosting an a camp for top recruits on Saturday and a invitation-only dinner in French Lick that is expected to draw 175 former players later today.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to talk to that group,” Crean said of the past players last week. “And to talk with them, listen to their stories. This really truly is what Indiana basketball is all about: the players who made it special.”


Read the rest of this post »



Hoeppner to receive Miami honor

By   |   Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008 - 3:26 PM   |   4 comments

Terry Hoeppner and Randy Walker, two long-time friends who died in their 50s less than a year apart, will be inducted together into the Miami University Cradle of Coaches Association on Oct. 4.

Here’s a release from IU and Miami about that event:

OXFORD, Ohio – Two Miami University football coaching greats will be inducted into the Miami University Cradle of Coaches Association during the RedHawks’ football game against Temple on Oct. 4, 2008. Former head coaches Randy Walker and Terry Hoeppner, represented by their wives Tammy Walker and Jane Hoeppner, will be the 12th class inducted into the Cradle of Coaches Association, upping the number of inductees to 52.
Read the rest of this post »





RSS feed

Comments

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

Today @ HoosiersHQ.com

Recent comments on The Scoop



  • Track. Drouin Wins Gold at Commonwealth Games - IU alum and Olympian Derek Drouin won the Gold Medal in the high jump at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in
  • M. Basketball. Oladipo Impresses At USA Basketball Camp - Having idolized all of the star players of USA Basketball as a child, Victor Oladipo called the opportunity to contribute to Team USA this week
  • Wynn's growth as a Hoosier has been impressive - Shane Wynn was a member of the first recruiting class signed by head coach Kevin Wilson
  • Big July could lift several ranked prospects - Tyus Battle could move to five-star status thanks to a big July. Find out who joins him on our list of rising ranked
  • Class of 2015 guard Matt McQuaid will visit Indiana -

    Class of 2015 Duncanville (Tex.) guard Matt McQuaid set out to show coaches he could do more than just shoot in July. Now that the three evaluation periods have come to an end,

  • Rising 2015 big Nick Marshall on IU’s radar -

    Andrew Hicks has only been on the job as the basketball coach at Lexington (Tenn.) high school for three months, but he already has a feel for the top player he’s

  • VIDEO: IU players talk improvement - Courtesy of IU Athletics, watch and listen to Indiana players talk about offseason improvements in their
  • What We Learned: July Evaluation Period - The July Evaluation period is now over. The Indiana coaching staff was busy all month. Here's five things we learned from the exhausting
  • Bloomington Restaurant and Bar Guide
  • Kevin Wilson Big Ten Media Day Transcript