2019 Indiana Football Positional Preview: Specialists

2019 Indiana Football Positional Preview: Specialists

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

The 2018 Indiana Hoosiers special teams unit had its highs (J-Shun Harris and Logan Justus) and lows (kickoff coverage and kick return). In 2019, the Hoosiers need to have a more consistent performance on special teams if they want to be playing football in December. They have the pieces to do so, but the execution has to be there. Here is what Indiana’s special teams will probably look like in 2019.

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Countdown to 2019 IUFB Kickoff: 90 Days (Jared Smolar and Connor Schneider)

Countdown to 2019 IUFB Kickoff: 90 Days (Jared Smolar and Connor Schneider)

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

2019 Countdown - #90

The 2019 Countdown to Kickoff is seeing its last day in the 90’s! We are moving right along and the two Hoosiers we are focusing on today are kicker Jared Smolar and defensive lineman Connor Schneider.

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Countdown to 2018 IUFB: 90 Days (Jared Smolar and Kayton Samuels)

Countdown to 2018 IUFB: 90 Days (Jared Smolar and Kayton Samuels)

Countdown to Kickoff: #90 – Jared Smolar and Kayton Samuels

Jared Smolar

Height: 5’11”

Weight: 214 pounds

Hometown: Valparaiso, IN (Valparaiso High School)

Class/Position: Redshirt Sophomore/Kicker

#90- Kayton Samuels

Height: 6’0”

Weight: 305 pounds

Hometown: Ellenwood, GA (Arabia Mountain High School)

Class/Position: Grad Transfer SR/DL

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Spring Practice 2018 Position Preview: Special Teams

Spring Practice 2018 Position Preview: Special Teams

Written By Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

We have reached the point where we are under 10 days until spring practice and today we are looking at the special teams units for the Hoosiers. There are some rock solid options at punter, long snapper and holder, but everything else is wide open.

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