Written By Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)
The Indiana Hoosiers announced their schedule for spring practice as well as the 2015 Cream and Crimson game on Thursday afternoon. The Hoosiers will kick off spring football on March 26th and will include the annual Cream and Crimson game at 2 p.m. on Saturday April 18th at Memorial Stadium. In addition, the Hoosiers will hold a final open scrimmage on the evening of April 23rd, the Thursday of Little 500 weekend to drum up the excitement heading into the 2015 season.
Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson said in a press release that the spring game will include a “youth clinic before the game, have some live music and offer a bunch of family-friendly activities” in and around Memorial Stadium. Wilson has alluded to the idea that the Indiana spring game could be the football version of the popular “Hoosier Hysteria” that the basketball programs host before the official start of their seasons. The Indiana athletic department has unsuccessfully tried to make football games have a “Little 5” atmosphere in the past, however having the spring game or an open scrimmage as an official event to kick off the “Best Weekend In College” would be a great tradition if they could get it to stick with the students.
The IU spring practice schedule is as follows: