1. HOOSIERS HQ
It took overtime to decide Indiana’s spring football game, and coach Tom Allen couldn’t have been happier, Mike writes.
Jon Gruden still remembers growing up in Bloomington and now he sees an IU football program ready to grow up too, Andy writes.
Archie Miller made his coaching staff official on Thursday, Mike writes.
Justin Smith and Al Durham Jr. will team up at the Derby Festival Classic this week, both back on board with Indiana, I wrote.
From Thursday, a farewell letter to OG Anunoby, who we hardly knew yet will always know as a Hoosier, I wrote.
2. IT’S INDIANA
Freshman quarterback Peyton Ramsey made a strong impression in Thursday’s spring game, Andrew Hussey of the Indiana Daily Student writes.
Tempo, playmaking, special guests and overtime made the IU spring game complete, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.
The overtime Cream and Crimson game provided reason for hope, Ben Portnoy writes for the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette.
A UCLA coach is headed back to Indiana, but it’s Ed Schilling instead of Steve Alford, Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times writes.
Recruits headed to UK, UofL, IU and WKU talked about themselves and their dreams at Derby Festival Classic practice, Eric Crawford and Rick Bozich of WDRB.com write.
Archie Miller is acing his first big tests at Indiana, Ryan Phillips of TheBigLead.com writes.
Romeo Langford provides a recruiting update, which is to say there’s not much to update, Kent Taylor of WAVE3.com reports.
3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Tom Allen couldn’t be happier, and neither could Pharrell with “Happy.”