Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Thomas Bryant is the next big thing for IU, but the Hoosiers had to earn his commitment, Mike writes.

Defensive coordinator Brian Knorr was doing push-ups on Thursday, and he’s looking for a push from his secondary in 2015, Andy writes.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Not that it wasn’t before, but Indiana football is serious about improving its defense, David Woods of the Indianapolis Star writes.

Seth Davis of SI and CBS talks Indiana basketball, with Rick Semler of WTHI Sports 10.

The IU soccer team returns to Fort Wayne this weekend for its annual spring game with Notre Dame, Kyle Rowland of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette writes.

Thomas Bryant is excited about his future as a Hoosier, Alex McCarthy of 247sports.com writes.

Former Kelvin Sampson and Tom Crean assistant Jason Rabedeaux lost everything on the way to coaching in Saigon, where he lost his life in what remains a mystery, Wright Thompson of ESPN.com writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
For young Mr. Bryant, “Next Big Thing” by Vince Gill.