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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Former IUFB CB Rashard Fant Signs UDFA Deal with the Chicago Bears

Former IUFB CB Rashard Fant Signs UDFA Deal with the Chicago Bears

Written By Evan McShane (@very_reasonable)

Rashard Fant, Cornerback, Chicago Bears, UDFA

The Chicago Bears are getting a brilliant young cornerback in Rashard Fant. Fant fully embodied what it means to be a Hoosier during his college football career in Bloomington. He always carried himself with the utmost professionalism on the field and in the classroom. The multi-sport athlete from Our Lady of Mercy High School just south of Atlanta was one of the best football players in the state of Georgia. Now, Rashard Fant will get to make his mark on the NFL.

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IUFB Pro Day Primer: Cornerback Rashard Fant

IUFB Pro Day Primer: Cornerback Rashard Fant

Written By Evan McShane (@veryreasonable)

Rashard Fant fully embodied what it means to be a Hoosier during his college football career in Bloomington. Fant always carried himself with the utmost professionalism on the field and in the classroom. When Fant officially became a member of Indiana football as part of the 2013 recruiting class, the Hoosiers knew they were getting a good one. The multi-sport athlete from Our Lady of Mercy High School just south of Atlanta was one of the best football players in the state of Georgia. 247 Sports rated Fant as the 13th best athlete in his class and one of the top 150 football players in the entire country according to ESPN. An extremely decorated high school career earned Fant his status among fellow football recruits.

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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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Nine Hoosiers Earn All-Big Ten Honors on Defense and Special Teams

Nine Hoosiers Earn All-Big Ten Honors on Defense and Special Teams

IU Athletics Release

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana senior linebacker Tegray Scales and fifth-year senior kicker Griffin Oakes earned first team All-Big Ten honors, the conference announced today. Fifth-year senior cornerback Rashard Fant collected second team accolades.

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Bucket Week Notes and Quotes From Tom Allen's Press Conference

Bucket Week Notes and Quotes From Tom Allen's Press Conference

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:

Offense: Coy Cronk, Hunter Littlejohn, Mackenzie Nworah, Brandon Knight, Delroy Baker and Wes Martin

Defense: Greg Gooch and Tony Fields

Special Teams: Rashard Fant and Haydon Whitehead

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Game Wrap and Reaction: Indiana 24 Illinois 14

Game Wrap and Reaction: Indiana 24 Illinois 14

Written By Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

Opponent: Illinois Fighting Illini

Location: Saturday November 11th , Champaign, IL

Why They Played:  The Hoosiers and Illini met for the first time since 2013 as an inter-division match-up

What The Game Meant:

The Hoosiers are in desperation mode and needed a win to keep their bowl hopes alive. Illinois was trying to snap a seven-game losing streak.

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Matchup to Watch: Rashard Fant vs. D.J. Moore

Matchup to Watch: Rashard Fant vs. D.J. Moore

Written By Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

When the Indiana Hoosiers travel to College Park to take on the Maryland Terrapins, there will be plenty of matchups to keep an eye on, however none will be as fun as watching two of the best players at the respective positions in Indiana cornerback Rashard Fant and Maryland wide receiver D.J. Moore.

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Countdown to IUFB Kickoff: 16 Days (Rashard Fant and Austin King)

Countdown to IUFB Kickoff: 16 Days (Rashard Fant and Austin King)

Written By David Sugarman (@Sugarman_2)

We’re closing in on the end of the countdown with just 16 days to go until Indiana opens up the season against Ohio State on August 31st. Today we take a look at a pair of players who share a number and a home state, but play on different sides of the ball. Let’s take a look at cornerback Rashard Fant and quarterback Austin King.

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