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: Jordan Howard, RB, Chicago Bears

Hoosiers at the Next Level: Jordan Howard, RB, Chicago Bears

Written By Evan McShane (@veryreasonable)

Jordan Howard | Chicago Bears | RB

Jordan Howard’s only college offer out of high school was from the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB). The two-star recruit who went unnoticed had back-to-back outstanding seasons at UAB before the school suddenly shut down football operations. Forced to transfer, Howard found a home in Bloomington. Former running backs coach Deland McCullough, now with the Kansas City Chiefs, enticed Howard to continue his collegiate career at IU. The timing was perfect because McCullough needed a runner capable of replacing Tevin Coleman. Howard proved he was more than capable of filling the void shortly after he arrived on campus.

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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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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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Throwback Thursday: Indiana 38 Western Kentucky 35

Throwback Thursday: Indiana 38 Western Kentucky 35

Welcome to another installment of our Throwback Thursday series. Today we look back at one of the more exciting games of the 2015 season as two high-powered offenses went head-to-head in a game that was filled with plenty of momentum swings. After all was said and done the Hoosiers were half way to bowl eligibility with the 38-35 win and found a budding star on defense in freshman safety Jonathan Crawford. So here is a look back at our wrap up from week three of 2015.

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Throwback Thursday: Indiana 36 Florida International 22

Throwback Thursday: Indiana 36 Florida International 22

Welcome back to our second installment of the 2016 Throwback Thursday series. Today we are looking back at the Hoosiers 36-22 win over the FIU Golden Panthers. In an otherwise ugly game, IU provided one of the most exciting plays of the 2015 season when safety Jameel Cook put the game away with a 96-yard pick six. The victory gave the Hoosiers a 2-0 record for the first time since 2012.

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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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