1. HOOSIERS HQ
The extra practices that come with bowl season are a big benefit for the Hoosiers, Mike writes.
Times are changing for the College Cup, as IU soccer coach Todd Yeagley explained, I wrote.
For IU coach Tom Crean, playing with energy is a valuable resource in the world of recruiting, Mike writes.
2. IT’S INDIANA
Some current and former Hoosiers remain at odds over Kevin Wilson’s ouster, Alex McCarthy writes for the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette.
Indiana and Ohio State mutually agreed, per the Big Ten’s request, to play the 2017 opener on a Thursday, Bill Landis of Cleveland.com writes.
Five reasons why opening up on a Thursday night is great for Indiana football, Sammy Jacobs of HoosierHuddle.com writes.
Utah coach Kyle Whittingham was once in Tom Allen’s position, Kyle Goon of the Salt Lake Tribune writes.
Indiana’s bowl message is clear — win, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.
Film study on the Indiana defense from the Michigan and Purdue games, Dan at puntjohnpunt.com writes.
The coaching change complicates an otherwise successful year for Indiana football, Brian Bennett of ESPN.com writes.
An early look at the Foster Farms Bowl matchup, David Lombardi and Brian Bennett write for ESPN.com.
New Albany’s Romeo Langford, an IU target, is staying calm amid all the recruiting hype, Jeff Greer of the Louisville Courier-Journal writes.
Indiana’s ties to the Crossroads Classic continues to stall its ability to participate in other national events, Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall writes.
Highlights of IU signee Clifton Moore with comments from Moore and his parents, including some recruiting insight, in this video from his school.
3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
In honor of my College Cup story, Bob Dylan live with “The Times They Are A Changin’.”