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

Former Hoosier Rodger Saffold 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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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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Hoosier Huddle's Weekly College Football Links

Hoosier Huddle's Weekly College Football Links

Weekly College Football Links (March 1st 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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Hoosier Huddle's Weekly College Football Links

Hoosier Huddle's Weekly College Football Links

Weekly College Football Links (February 23rd 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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Freshman Larry Tracy is Ready to Begin His Journey at IU

Freshman Larry Tracy is Ready to Begin His Journey at IU

Written by Evan McShane (@veryreasonable)

Larry Tracy, from Indianapolis Decatur Central High School, was a priority target for Indiana head coach Tom Allen and his staff. The electric cornerback committed to the Hoosiers over offers from Iowa, Purdue, Cincinnati, Minnesota and others. As a senior in high school, the 5-foot-10, 175lb Tracy logged 64 tackles, 14 passes defended, nine tackles for loss, six fumble recoveries, three sacks, three forced fumbles, one interception and a blocked field goal. Tracy’s stellar performance garnered him a three-star grade. He was ranked as the 12th best player in the state of Indiana and the 78th best cornerback in the country, per 247Sports.

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Penix Recovering Well From ACL Surgery

Penix Recovering Well From ACL Surgery

Written by: TJ Inman (@TJHoosierHuddle)

Strength and conditioning coach Dave Ballou opened a training session at Indiana University and spent time speaking with the media on Wednesday in Bloomington. In his second year at Indiana, Ballou and Dr. Matt Rhea have had time to implement their programs and it is anticipated that fans will really be able to see the gains and rewards from the players hard work on the field during the 2019 season.

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Spring Practice Starts in Twelve Days, Here is What You Need to Know About IUFB as They Transition into 2019

Spring Practice Starts in Twelve Days, Here is What You Need to Know About IUFB as They Transition into 2019

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

The Indiana Hoosiers will open their 2019 spring practice session on March 2nd and wrap up with their annual Cream and Crimson game on Friday April 12th. IU is coming off of frustrating back-to-back 5-7 seasons. Tom Allen is entering his third spring as Indiana’s head coach after taking over the helm prior to the Foster Farms Bowl in 2016. His record sits at 10-15 and 4-14 in conference.

The Hoosiers enter spring practice with some recruiting momentum as Allen and his staff inked one of the best classes, if not the best, in school history. However, the Hoosiers also come with plenty of uncertainty.

Over the next couple of weeks HoosierHuddle.com will preview positions, players who may fly under the radar and much more from spring practice, but for right now here are the items surrounding spring ball to watch.

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