Countdown to 2019 IUFB Kickoff: 97 Days (Tramar Reece)

Countdown to 2019 IUFB Kickoff: 97 Days (Tramar Reece)

Written by Amanda Pavelka

The 2019 season is fast approaching, and Hoosier Huddle is here to present the Indiana football countdown to kickoff. With 97 days remaining until the Hoosiers head to Lucas Oil Stadium to take on the Ball State Cardinals, it is only appropriate to talk about the man who will be representing the Hoosiers’ number 97 jersey.

Name – Tramar Reece

Position – Defensive Line (Redshirt Sophomore)

Hometown – Clearwater, Florida (Clearwater)

Height – 6’4’’

Weight – 252 pounds

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Countdown to 2019 IUFB Kickoff: 99 Days (Allen Stallings and Nathanael Snyder)

Countdown to 2019 IUFB Kickoff: 99 Days (Allen Stallings and Nathanael Snyder)

2019 Countdown - #99

Name – Allen Stallings

Position – Defensive Line (Senior)

Hometown – Maywood, Illinois (Oak Park and River Forest)

Height – 6’2”

Weight – 246

Name – Nathaniel Snyder

Position – Kicker (Redshirt Junior)

Hometown – Greenwood, Indiana (Center Grove High School)

Height – 6’1”

Weight – 198 pounds

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Allen on Quarterbacks: 'At the End of the Day, it's About Winning the Game'

Allen on Quarterbacks: 'At the End of the Day, it's About Winning the Game'

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

As the 2019 season creeps closer the thing in the front of everyone’s mind when talking about Indiana football is who will be the starting quarterback for the Hoosiers when they kickoff against the Ball State Cardinals on August 31st at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

There will be a three-way battle for QB1 when fall camp rolls around in August. Peyton Ramsey is the incumbent with a season-and-a-half of starting experience and 4,127 passing yards to his name. However, the challengers redshirt freshman Michael Penix and Utah transfer Jack Tuttle are set to turn up the heat on Ramsey.

Hoosier Huddle had a chance to sit down with head coach Tom Allen and ask him what he is looking for in his starting quarterback.

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2019 Countdown to IUFB Kickoff is Underway 100 Days Away from IU vs. Ball State

2019 Countdown to IUFB Kickoff is Underway 100 Days Away from IU vs. Ball State

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

Welcome to the 2019 Countdown to IUFB Kickoff as we count you down from 100 days for the fifth consecutive season. The Indiana Hoosiers open the season at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis against the Ball State Cardinals. For the readers who are new, welcome and thanks for joining. The 100-day countdown will highlight current IU players (usually correlating days to jersey numbers) and some blasts from the past. In addition, this season will be a special one as we honor the late Terry Hutchens by adding IU football trivia questions to each post. Terry was a great mentor and a huge help for all of our writers. He made us feel welcome, told ridiculous stories and pulled off many pranks. We miss you, Terry!

There are now 100 days until Indiana football kicks off the 2019 campaign. Since there is no player numbered 100, here are 10 things fans should look forward to in 2019.

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One-on-One with Indiana Head Coach Tom Allen (Part I: Overall Program Health)

One-on-One with Indiana Head Coach Tom Allen (Part I: Overall Program Health)

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

Earlier this month Indiana football head coach Tom Allen invited me to his office for a one-on-one interview. I broke this interview up into four sections, the first of which covers general questions about the overall health of the Indiana football program ranging from long-term goals to non-conference scheduling. I would like to thank Coach Allen and Indiana SID Jeff Keag for talking the time out of the busy “off-season” to speak with Hoosier Huddle.

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Entering Year Three, Tom Allen's 'Five-Year' Plan for IU Football is Starting to Take Shape

Entering Year Three, Tom Allen's 'Five-Year' Plan for IU Football is Starting to Take Shape

]Written by: TJ Inman (@TJHoosierHuddle)

Nearly every successful individual, organization or group has a list of goals and a timeline for when they would like to accomplish them. Often, the timeframe set for a long-term plan is five years. This type of planning began as an economic development program first appearing in the late 1920s in the Soviet Union and it has been adopted in basically every industry and organization since. While we won’t be discussing something quite as important as economic development, Indiana University head football coach Tom Allen definitely has a “five-year plan” for his Hoosiers and as he enters Year Three, he discussed his goals for the program and, more importantly, the things they need to do to get there.

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Noblesville Offensive Lineman Cameron Knight Commits to the Hoosiers

Noblesville Offensive Lineman Cameron Knight Commits to the Hoosiers

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

If a Knight from Noblesville sounds familiar, it is because it should. Cameron Knight, brother of former Hoosier and current Dallas Cowboy Brandon Knight, committed to play his college football for Tom Allen and the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday evening. He made his announcement via Twiiter with a brief message:

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Hoosiers Officially Announce Addition of JUCO Transfer Demarcus Elliott

Hoosiers Officially Announce Addition of JUCO Transfer Demarcus Elliott

Indiana Athletics Release

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana head football coach Tom Allen announced Thursday that defensive tackle Demarcus Elliott, a 6-3, 325-pound transfer from Garden City Community College (Kan.), has signed his Big Ten tender of financial aid and will be eligible for the 2019 season. Elliott has three years of eligibility remaining after playing in 10 games as a true freshman in 2018.

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NCAA Explores Compensation for Student-Athletes

NCAA Explores Compensation for Student-Athletes

Written by T.J. Inman (@TJHoosierHuddle)

NCAA president Mark Emmert and the board of governors announced Tuesday that a new federal and state legislation group will be formed to work on a report on providing compensation to college athletes. The group, led by Big East commissioner Val Ackerman and Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith, will consider how the NCAA rules can be modified or altered to allow college athletes to be compensated for use of their names, images and likenesses.

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