Spring Practice Report 3/31/15

Spring Practice Report 3/31/15

Written By: Nick Holmes (@HoosierHuddle)

Champions are made during the spring, a motto all successful football programs take to heart. Coach Wilson and the Hoosiers were on gridiron Tuesday morning working hard to hone their skills in preparation for this upcoming season. During this beautiful, slightly breezy spring day the energy was high as the players went head to head in both drills and some situational scrimmage work. The scrimmage revealed no obvious winners, as the offense would break off a big run and the defense would counter by stuffing the next play at the line of scrimmage.

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Hoosiers offer Ohio Outside Linebacker Ethan Tucky

Hoosiers offer Ohio Outside Linebacker Ethan Tucky

Written By: Nick Holmes (@HoosierHolmes)

This past weekend the Hoosiers hosted several talented prospects from the 2016 class, one of which was Outside Linebacker Ethan Tucky. The versatile athlete made the trip from Delaware, Ohio where he plays for the Rutherford B. Hayes Pacers. His visit to the capital of Hoosier Nation was a fruitful one, announcing via Twitter Sunday night that he had received an offer from Indiana.

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Spring Preview: Defensive Line

Spring Preview: Defensive Line

 Written By: Nick Holmes (@HoosierHolmes)


In 2014 the Hoosiers made some measurable gains under the guidance of Defensive Coordinator Brian Knorr. For example, the rush defense improved by 55 yards, allowing only 183 yards on the ground per game. This in large part was due to the elevated play of the defensive line. The team got contributions from both upper and underclassmen, alike. However, while they were more disruptive defending the run, they failed to generate an adequate pass rush, getting to the quarterback just 23 times which was tied for 82nd best in the country. 

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