Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Indiana freshman linebacker Tegray Scales is putting his wrestling background to good use, pinning down opponents, Mike writes.

Patience has finally produced playing time, and a beard, for IU soccer’s Derek Creviston heading into tonight’s Central Florida game, I wrote.

2. IT’S INDIANA
A Q-and-A with IU true freshman safety Tony Fields, from Alex McCarthy at Inside Indiana.

A brief Q-and-A with Maryland cornerback Jeremiah Johnson, by Sam Beishuizen of the Indiana Daily Student.

Maryland is fired up for its Big Ten debut and first trip to the state of Indiana since 1934, David Ginsburg of the Associated Press writes.

Terrapins wide receiver Stefon Diggs is becoming a complete player and other notes, Roman Stubbs of the Washington Post writes.

2015 guard Jalen Coleman committed to John Groce and Illinois on Tuesday, the first Indiana native to do so since 1985, Mark Tupper of the Decatur Herald & Review writes.

The first in a four-part series of a Q-and-A with former Hoosier Bobby “Slick” Leonard, from Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel.

In a move that could help Indiana, five-star center Stephen Zimmerman announced Tuesday that he will wait until the spring to commit and won’t sign a letter of intent, Scott Phillips of NBCsports.com reports.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Going with the beard theme today, here’s “Submerged” by Spock’s Beard.