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Indiana junior QB Nate Sudfeld completed 31-of-41 attempts for 347 yards and a touchdown in a 45-42 loss to Bowling Green on Saturday.

Despite a ho-hum opener against Indiana State, Rotoworld draft analyst Josh Norris ranked Sudfeld as the No. 8 QB prospect, an opinion Sudfeld validated on this day. In the end, Sudfeld and Tevin Coleman couldn't overcome the imposition of carrying Indiana's leaky defense, but Sudfeld showed why we think he's an intriguing developmental prospect to stash on the bench. Sudfeld "has next level size and arm strength," according to TFY Draft Insider Tony Pauline, who graded the IU product as a preseason Round 4 selection.
Sep 14 - 8:14 PM

Indiana junior RB Tevin Coleman rushed for 190 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries in a 45-42 loss to Bowling Green on Saturday.

If the Hoosiers miss a bowl game this year, it won't be the offense's fault. Coleman is one of the nation's most dangerous -- and underrated -- weapons out of the backfield. He's already rushed for 437 yards and five touchdowns on 47 attempts (a crazy 9.3 YPC) through two games. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound Coleman led Indiana in rushing last year with 958 yards playing in nine games, averaging a whopping 7.3 yards per carry.
Sep 14 - 8:01 PM

Indiana junior RB Tevin Coleman rushed for 247 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries in the school's 28-10 win over Indiana State.

It is uncommon for a running back to go untouched for a 73 yard touchdown run up the middle, but Coleman posted such a play today as he displayed patience to follow blocks and acceleration to out run the defense. We keep talking about the 2015 running back class, and this is just another reason why.
Aug 30 - 6:06 PM

Indiana junior QB Nate Sudfeld completed 11 of 18 attempts for 111 yards and an interception in the school's 28-10 win over Indiana State.

We have pegged Sudfeld as a quarterback prospect who could emerge, but this was not a step in the right direction. Sudfeld did not complete a pass until the second quarter, but Tevin Coleman and the running game was absolutely enough for the Hoosiers. Indiana faces Bowling Green after an off week.
Aug 30 - 5:47 PM

Indiana junior RB Tevin Coleman "comes with a large degree of upside," writes TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.

The 6-foot-1, 205 pound Coleman led Indiana in rushing last year with 958 yards playing in nine games, averaging a whopping 7.3 yards per carry and finishing tied for second nationally with five rushes of at least 50 yards. "I like what I saw from Tevin Coleman on film and feel he comes with a large degree of upside," Pauline wrote. "I’d like to see him move involved in the passing game but Coleman has a variety of next level skill." Out of his 12 rushing TDs, three covered at least 64 yards and six went at least 40 yards. Without Cody Latimer, the Hoosiers figure to rely on Coleman's playmaking ability a bit more in 2014. Pauline sees him as a Round 5 selection.
Aug 7 - 7:59 PM

Indiana junior QB Nate Sudfeld "has next level size and arm strength," according to TFY Draft Insider Tony Pauline.

Sudfeld seized the undisputed starting gig when Tre Roberson decided to transfer. "Sudfeld has next level size and arm strength but does not play in a pro-style offense and doesn’t project to a read option," Pauline wrote. "That said Sudfeld has the tools necessary to play at the next level as a traditional drop back/pocket passer." Sudfeld led the squad with 2,523 passing yards, 21 touchdowns and nine interceptions last year. Pauline grades him as a preseason Round 4 selection.
Aug 7 - 7:31 PM

TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline urges readers to "keep an eye" on Indiana redshirt sophomore DT Ralph Green III.

"The defensive tackle showed a lot of ability last season and offers a good degree of upside potential," the analyst wrote. "Presently graded as a free agent, Green will most definitely move up draft boards if he develops his game." As a freshman last year, Green III was named a CollegeFootballNews.com Freshman All-American honorable mention and was also an honorable mention on the BTN.com All-Big Ten Freshman team.
Aug 7 - 6:56 PM

TFY Draft Insider Tony Pauline writes that Indiana junior OT Jason Spriggs "impresses" on game film.

The 6-foot-6, 297-pound Spriggs captured the left tackle gig as a true freshman and has made 24 straight starts. "He’s a fundamentally sound pass blocker who makes great use of angles and body positioning to protect the edge," Pauline wrote. "Spriggs is not the flashiest left tackle prospect but very dependable." CBS Sports' Dane Brugler disagrees that Spriggs is "fundamentally sound." He wrote last month that the Hoosier prospect's "base strength and technique need refined as he tends to pop upright off the snap with a soft punch, but he has the temperament for the trenches and fights through the whistle."
Aug 7 - 6:24 PM

TFY Draft Insider Tony Pauline says he was "very impressed" with Indiana junior OT Jason Spriggs on game film.

He didn't explicate why, so we'll have to wait on his analysis until Pauline breaks down Big 10 prospects. Interestingly, CBS Sports' Dane Brugler also wrote last week that Spriggs caught his eye on tape. The 6-foot-6, 297-pound Spriggs captured the left tackle gig as a true freshman and has made 24 straight starts. "He has adequate set up quickness off the snap with smooth body control and natural movements in space," Brugler wrote. "Spriggs' base strength and technique need refined as he tends to pop upright off the snap with a soft punch, but he has the temperament for the trenches and fights through the whistle."
Jul 27 - 6:57 PM

CBS Sports' Dane Brugler believes Indiana redshirt junior LB David Cooper projects as a priority free agent.

Cooper has started all 24 games the past two years after transferring to Indiana from Coffeyville Community College. "Cooper is smart and uses his eyes well to track the ball, but he will be fooled by misdirection and fakes, struggling to recover," Brugler wrote. "He is more of a one-speed athlete with stiff hips and pedestrian redirection skills and although he doesn't show explosive movements, Cooper floats well in coverage and has the strength to finish tackles." He was one of Indiana's top defenders last year with 85 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks.
Source: CBS Sports
Jul 25 - 11:10 PM

CBS Sports' Dane Brugler thinks Indiana senior CB Tim Bennett has the potential to be Indiana's first drafted defensive back since Tracy Porter in 2008.

The former JUCO transfer led the FBS with 21 passes defended. "He lacks ideal size and speed for the NFL level, but with another productive season in 2014, Bennett could be the first Indiana defensive back drafted since Tracy Porter in 2008," Brugler wrote. The 5-foot-9, 186-pound Bennett runs a 4.52 forty.
Source: CBS Sports
Jul 25 - 10:34 PM

Indiana senior WR Shane Wynn lacks size, but "his speed as a ballcarrier and return man make him dangerous," writes CBS Sports' Dane Brugler.

If Wynn can earn a spot at the next level as a return man, NFL coaches could eventually turn him into an interesting slot weapon. He stands a diminutive 5-foot-6 and 167 pounds, but blazes an impressive 4.38 forty. Wynn, who logged 46 catches for 633 yards and a team-high 11 touchdowns last year, will assume top-receiver duties in 2014 with Cody Latimer and Kofi Hughes off to the NFL.
Source: CBS Sports
Jul 25 - 10:06 PM

Indiana junior OT Jason Spriggs is a "work-in-progress" who caught CBS Sports' Dane Brugler's eye on tape.

The Hoosiers brought Spriggs in as a tight end recruit, but quickly shifted the big-bodied prospect to offensive tackle, a position he's taken to swimmingly. "He has adequate set up quickness off the snap with smooth body control and natural movements in space," Brugler wrote. "Spriggs' base strength and technique need refined as he tends to pop upright off the snap with a soft punch, but he has the temperament for the trenches and fights through the whistle. He is still a work-in-progress, but caught my eye on tape as a player who could potentially develop into a draftable prospect with two full seasons remaining of college eligibility." The 6-foot-6, 297-pounder captured the left tackle gig as a true freshman and has made 24 straight starts.
Source: CBS Sports
Jul 25 - 9:52 PM

CBS Sports' Dane Brugler believes Indiana junior RB Tevin Coleman "needs to stay healthy moving forward to show scouts he has NFL durability."

"Coleman has good vision to read blocks and find holes and is at his best in the open field when he can get his momentum going. He doesn't display dynamic explosion in his cuts, but picks up steam as he goes with a second gear to finish runs downfield," Brugler wrote. The 6-foot-1, 205 pound Coleman led Indiana in rushing last year with 958 yards playing in nine games, while averaging a whopping 7.3 yards per carry. Unfortunately for Coleman, he missed the last three games of the season due to an ankle injury. The Hoosiers big play threat still managed to end up with 1,275 all-purpose yards on the season.
Source: CBS Sports
Jul 23 - 8:44 AM

CBS Sports' Chip Patterson reports that freshman LB Nile Sykes has been released to join Indiana University immediately.

On Friday, the Hoosiers made the announcement that the three-star recruit, who is from the state of Illinois, had been added to Indiana's 2014 roster.
Source: CBS Sports
Jul 4 - 5:51 PM


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