Plenty of Hoosiers on NFL Rosters as Training Camp Opens Up

Plenty of Hoosiers on NFL Rosters as Training Camp Opens Up

Written by Evan McShane (@veryreasonable)

The summer calendar is closing in on August and that means the NFL is also just around the corner. As teams report for training camp, now is a perfect time for Hoosier fans to catch up with the former IU football players that will be looking to take their football dreams to the next level.

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Catching Up With How Former Hoosiers are Faring in the NFL in 2018

Catching Up With How Former Hoosiers are Faring in the NFL in 2018

Written By Lauralys Shallow

How the Hoosiers are Faring in the NFL

A total of 10 Indiana University football alums are on nine different NFL rosters for the 2018 NFL season. Below is a breakdown of each player’s accomplishments through the first eight weeks of the 2018 season.

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Hoosiers at the Next Level: Jason Spriggs, OL, Green Bay Packers

Hoosiers at the Next Level: Jason Spriggs, OL, Green Bay Packers

Written By Evan McShane (@veryreasonable)

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Jason Spriggs has had a very unlucky start to his NFL career after a historic tenure at Indiana University. Spriggs was as durable as they come in college, starting 28 straight games to begin his IU football career. He made 47 starts in 48 games at right tackle, and as a senior he earned First Team All-American Honors. Spriggs excelled at the NFL combine and impressed many with his athleticism. He was projected as a second-rounder with potential to be a starting left tackle at the professional level. The Green Bay Packers, a notoriously conservative franchise, traded a fourth-round draft pick to move up nine spots to select Spriggs 48th overall.

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How Former Hoosiers Fared in the 2017 NFL Regular Season

How Former Hoosiers Fared in the 2017 NFL Regular Season

Written By Evan McShane (@veryreasonable)

With the NFL Playoffs set to kickoff Saturday afternoon (there are four Hoosiers on playoff rosters), we decided to look back at how Indiana Football alumni fared this season with their respective teams.

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How Former Hoosiers Fared in the NFL in 2016

How Former Hoosiers Fared in the NFL in 2016

Written By Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

With the historic comeback win by the Patriots on Sunday night in Super Bowl LI the 2016 NFL Season is over. The Hoosiers had nine players on an NFL active roster this past season. The Hoosiers had nine players see time in the league. Here is how each of them performed in 2016. 

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Green Bay Packer and Former IU OL Jason Spriggs Talks with David Sugarman of HoosierHuddle.com

David Sugarman talked with former Hoosier and current Green Bay Packer OL Jason Spriggs about his journey to the NFC Championship Game, where he'll face former Hoosier Tevin Coleman's Atlanta Falcons. Spriggs also gives his opinion on how the current IU Alums are doing in the NFL.

 

Throwback Thursday: Michigan 48 Indiana 41

Throwback Thursday: Michigan 48 Indiana 41

Hang in there folks, wins are right around the corner as is a nice three-day weekend. In today’s installment of Throwback Thursday we take a look back at one of the most exciting and excruciating games in the last 20 years for the Indiana Hoosiers as they welcomed the Michigan Wolverines in for Senior Day. This was a classic back-and-forth battle that went into double overtime and ended a few inches shy of triple overtime. 

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The All-Kevin Wilson Team After Five Years at Indiana: Part I

The All-Kevin Wilson Team After Five Years at Indiana: Part I

The Hoosiers are now entering year six of the Kevin Wilson regime, giving us five years to look back on in review. But instead of looking at the collective effort of his teams, which we and everyone else has done ad nauseam, let’s take a closer look at some of the best players that Coach Wilson has had under his tutelage during that half-decade. It’s quite clear that his Indiana teams are as talented as any that we have seen in recent history, so we decided to put together the fifth anniversary All-Kevin Wilson team. This list only includes players that were recruited by Coach Wilson, both scholarship and walk-ons are eligible.

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Hoosier Huddle Podcast: 2016 NFL Draft Recap

Co-Hosts Sammy Jacobs and T.J. Inman review where all the former IU football players landed in the 2016 draft, including the undrafted free agents. They welcome in Dan Mogollon the editor of NFLDraftBible.com to talk about the how the Hoosier prospects will do with their NFL teams. 

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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