Former Hoosier Rodger Safford is on the Move to the Tennessee Titans

Former Hoosier Rodger Safford is on the Move to the Tennessee Titans

Written by Evan McShane (@veryreasonable)

Rodger Saffold signed a four-year, $44 million contract with the Tennessee Titans last week. The well-deserved deal includes $22.5 million guaranteed. After several successful seasons with the Rams, culminating in a Super Bowl loss last February, Saffold hopes to benefit from a change of scenary. Saffold is Indiana’s NFL ironman. Having played in 114 games and starting 111 of them, Saffold is the longest tenured former Hoosier at the professional level. Throughout his remarkable career, Saffold has played left tackle and both guard positions, ultimately settling in at left guard for the past three years.

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Former Hoosier Tevin Coleman Inks Deal with San Francisco 49ers

Former Hoosier Tevin Coleman Inks Deal with San Francisco 49ers

Written by Evan McShane (@veryreasonable)

Tevin Coleman has reunited with his former offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. The San Francisco 49ers signed the former Hoosiers to a two-year $8.5 million deal. Shanahan, now the 49ers head coach, was the offensive coordinator for Coleman’s first two seasons on the league in Atlanta. With the Falcons, Coleman has blossomed into a versatile running back in the NFL. Through his first four seasons, Coleman has amassed 2,340 rushing yards, 18 rushing touchdowns, along with 1,010 receiving yards and 11 receiving touchdowns. It’s easy to see why the 49ers thought highly of Coleman.  

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Hoosier Huddle's Weekly College Football Links

Hoosier Huddle's Weekly College Football Links

Weekly College Football Links (March 17th 2019)

I have gathered popular news stories from around the state, region and country that I thought fans would enjoy. If you have any links or stories you’d like to share please email them to TheHoosierHuddle@gmail.com by Thursday nights. I have also included some fun off-season reading.

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Spring Practice No. 4 Notes and Tom Allen's Observations

Spring Practice No. 4 Notes and Tom Allen's Observations

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

Spring Practice Day Four Notables

The Indiana Hoosiers enter spring break on a high note as they wrapped up their first full-padded practice (fourth overall). While Hoosier Huddle was not at the practice, IUHoosiers.com talked to head coach Tom Allen about how he feels after the first four practices.

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Hoosiers Land First Commitment of the 2020 Class in Carmel LB Ty Wise

Hoosiers Land First Commitment of the 2020 Class in Carmel LB Ty Wise

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

The Hoosiers have landed their first commitment of the 2020 recruiting cycle on Thursday when they landed Carmel H.S. (Ind.) linebacker Ty Wise. Wise is a three-star prospect and ranked as the eighth best player in Indiana according to 247 Sports. Wise holds 10 offer, mostly out of the Group of Five, and Indiana was his only Power Five offer thus far. Iowa and Purdue have been interested but had not formally offered Wise. Wise’s primary recruiter to IU was defensive coordinator Kane Wommack while defensive line coach Mark Hagen is listed as the secondary.

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Spring Practice No. 3 Notes and Observations

Spring Practice No. 3 Notes and Observations

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

Spring Practice Day Three Notables

The Hoosiers were back on the practice field on a day that felt more suited for skiing than spring football. However, it was toasty inside the Mellencamp Pavilion as the Hoosiers put on the shoulder pads for the first time this spring. Here are my observations as well as quotes from players and coaches.

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Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany Announces He'll Conclude Duties in June 2020

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany Announces He'll Conclude Duties in June 2020

Big Ten Release

ROSEMONT, Ill. - The Big Ten Conference announced today that James E. Delany will officially conclude his term as Big Ten Commissioner at the end of his current contract which expires on June 30, 2020.

The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) has initiated a search process under the direction of the COP/C Executive Committee and led by COP/C Chair Morton Schapiro, President, Northwestern University. They have retained the services of Korn Ferry to assist in the search.

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