Former Hoosier Wes Martin Selected in the Fourth Round (131st) of the NFL Draft by Washington

Former Hoosier Wes Martin Selected in the Fourth Round (131st) of the NFL Draft by Washington

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

Former Indiana Hoosier offensive lineman Wes Martin was selected 131st overall (fourth round) by the Washington Redskins in the 2019 NFL Draft on Saturday afternoon. Martin played in 50 games (43 starts) in his Hoosier career and was a two-time All-Big Ten honorable mention. With Martin’s selection, the Hoosiers have now had a player in six consecutive drafts.

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Three Hoosiers Earn Invite to NFL Combine

Three Hoosiers Earn Invite to NFL Combine

IU Athletics Release

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana safety Jonathan Crawford, long snapper Dan Godsil and offensive tackle Brandon Knight will participate in the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium from Tuesday-Monday, Feb. 26-March 4. This is third time in four years (2018 – program record 5, 2016 – 4) at least three Hoosiers have received invitations to the NFL's showcase event.

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Former IUFB TE Ian Thomas Selected 101st Overall (4th Round) By the Carolina Panthers

Former IUFB TE Ian Thomas Selected 101st Overall (4th Round) By the Carolina Panthers

Written By Evan McShane (@veryreasonable)

Ian Thomas, Tight End, Carolina Panthers, (4th Round, 1st , 101st Overall)

Ian Thomas’ dreams came true on Saturday when he was selected by the Carolina Panthers with the 101st overall pick in the fourth round. It’s been a long and winding road up until this point in Thomas’ life. The Baltimore, Maryland native endured the passing of his parents at a young age. Along with his eight siblings, Thomas was put in an unfathomable situation. He persevered through adversity and, despite his impressive size, Thomas was always overlooked – until now.

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Five Hoosiers Performed at the NFL Scouting Combine this Past Weekend, Here's What They Did

Five Hoosiers Performed at the NFL Scouting Combine this Past Weekend, Here's What They Did

Written By Dustin Schutte (@SchutteCFB)

Five former Indiana football stars were invited to participate in the 2018 NFL Combine in Indianapolis, which began last week and concluded on Monday.

Wide receiver Simmie Cobbs Jr. was the only Hoosier to participate in all seven drills, while Ian Thomas was involved in five. Linebackers Tegray Scales and Chris Covington took part in only the bench press and 40-yard dash. Cornerback Rashard Fant was unable to participate due to a torn pectoral muscle.

Here are the results from Indianapolis, along with a brief scouting report on each player from the past week. Indiana will also have its pro day on April 3.

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Indiana Football Record-Tying Five Hoosiers Will Be Headed to the NFL Combine

Indiana Football Record-Tying Five Hoosiers Will Be Headed to the NFL Combine

IU Athletics Release

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana wide receiver Simmie Cobbs Jr., linebacker Chris Covington, cornerback Rashard Fant, linebacker Tegray Scales and tight end Ian Thomas will participate in the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium from Tuesday-Monday, Feb. 27-March 5.

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The Impact of Marcus Oliver and Devine Redding Leaving for the NFL on Indiana

The Impact of Marcus Oliver and Devine Redding Leaving for the NFL on Indiana

Written By David Sugarman

The nature of the beast that is the carousel of college football players coming and going started spinning at full speed this past Friday when running back Devine Redding and linebacker Marcus Oliver declared for the upcoming NFL Draft. For a team with a mostly new coaching staff, it’s helpful to lean on the veterans who have made an impact on the program and the Hoosiers just lost two big ones. As the college football season gets ready to come to a close tonight, we take a look at what these losses mean for the program as the Hoosiers head into the offseason.

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2016 NFL Draft Recap: Where Did Former Hoosiers Land?

2016 NFL Draft Recap: Where Did Former Hoosiers Land?

As the 2016 NFL Draft comes to a close, Hoosier Nation could not be more proud with the results. With three players drafted by NFL teams, this marks the most drafted players since 2010. So far, four more players have received contracts as undrafted free agents, making for a total of seven IU football players that will appear in NFL mini camps this year. 

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Jordan Howard Selected By The Bears In The Fifth Round

Jordan Howard Selected By The Bears In The Fifth Round

For the second year in a row the Indiana Hoosiers have a running back taken in the NFL draft. This time it is Jordan Howard, who was drafted by the Chicago Bears with the 150th overall pick (5th Round). Howard spent one season at Indiana after transferring from UAB after their program folded.

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