Thomas, Ernest named game captains for Iowa

From IU Sports Info:


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana Head Football Coach Bill Lynch announced that junior middle linebacker Jeff Thomas and junior cornerback Matt Ernest will serve as game captains for Saturday’s contest vs. Iowa. They will join season captains Ben Chappell and Tyler Replogle for the noon EDT kickoff against the Hawkeyes.

Chappell and Replogle were elected season captains by their teammates during the preseason, and the team’s Leadership Council will vote on two other game captains each week to join them. Thomas will serve as a captain for the second consecutive week and the second time this season, while Ernest is a captain for the first time.

Saturday’s Senior Day game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. Tom Werme will handle play-by-play duties and he will be joined by Derek Rackley (analyst) and Stacy Paetz (sideline). The game can also be heard on the statewide IU Radio Network with Don Fischer (play-by-play), Buck Suhr (analyst) and Joe Smith (pre-game, halftime and post-game) on the call.