Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ

Indiana might play multiple quarterbacks in Saturday’s game against Ball State, but that doesn’t mean there will be a rotation, I wrote.

As assistants at Louisiana State at the time, Indiana co-defensive coordinators Mike Ekeler and Doug Mallory got a first-hand look at Hurricane Katrina, Andy wrote.

2. INDIANA FOOTBALL

Along with discussing the quarterback rotation, Kevin Wilson discussed play-calling, scouting Elon and the status of Duwyce Wilson and Ted Bolser, Terry Hutchens of the Indianapolis Star wrote.

Kevin Wilson will call the good plays, the coordinators will call the bad plays, Max McCombs of the Indiana Daily Student wrote.

More about the quarterback situation from Lamond Pope at the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.

After catching some heat in the spring, Andrew McDonald appears to have solidified his position as the Hoosiers’ left tackle, Rivals.com’s Mike Pegram writes.

Kevin Wilson believes Will Matte can be one of the Big Ten’s best centers, Inside Indiana’s Zach Osterman writes.

3.BALL STATE

Much like Indiana, the Cardinals are getting comfortable with their no-huddle offense, Doug Zaleski of the Muncie Star-Press wrote.

4. INDIANA BASKETBALL

Tom Crean said on his Twitter feed that there were several things he liked on the first day of individual workouts, Alex Bozich of Inside The Hall wrote.

4.BIG TEN FOOTBALL

Illinois is deciding between Miles Osei and Reilly O’Toole to be the backup quarterback behind Nathan Scheelhaase, Bob Asmussen of the Champaign News-Gazette writes.

Iowa is trying to make up for the loss of three defensive linemen to the NFL, Marc Morehouse of the Cedar Rapids Gazette writes.

The Hawkeyes have several players out and a competition at fullback, Scott Dochterman of the Cedar Rapids Gazette writes.

Michigan coach Brady Hoke is giving his players personalized tridents, a nod to a Navy SEAL’s tradition, Kyle Meinke of Ann Arbor.com writes.

Michigan defensive coordinator Greg Mattison will emphasize versatility, Meinke writes.

Along with the trident move, Brady Hoke has established a new tradition of blaring “Hail To The Victors” for an hour every afternoon, Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press writes.

Mark Dantonio is moving forward, just like his late father would have wanted, Drew Sharp of the Detroit Free Press writes.

Kirk Cousins’ speech at the Big Ten football luncheon earned him praise for his intelligence and public speaking ability, but he’s also an NFL caliber quarterback, Joe Rexrode of the Lansing State Journal writes.

Former Ben Davis star and Minnesota quarterback Marqueis Gray found his resolve to return to college football in a song he heard in church, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes.

Nebraska secondary coach Corey Raymond, who was Indiana’s cornerbacks coach for about a month, will emphasis strategy as much as physicality in coverage, Jon Nyatawa of the Omaha World-Herald writes.

Kain Colter has been taking most of the first-team reps at Northwestern as Dan Persa continues to recover from an Achilles tendon tear, Teddy Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune writes.

Joe Bauserman will get the first snaps at quarterback for Ohio State, but Braxton Miller will also play, Tim May of the Columbus Dispatch writes.

Luk Fickell is his own man as the Buckeyes coach, Bob Hunter of the Columbus Dispatch writes.

Joe Paterno is getting annoyed by questions about who will in the quarterback competition between Rob Bolden and Matt McGloin at Penn State, Jeff Rice of the Centre Daily Times writes.

Purdue cornerback Ricardo Allen will finally get his wish to return punts, Mike Carmin of the Lafayette Journal and Courier writes.

Purdue backup quarterback Sean Robinson is ready for another shot, Carmin writes.

Linebackers Mike Taylor and Chris Borland are two of Wisconsin’s best defensive players, but Saturday will be just their second start together, Tom Mulhern of the Wisconsin State Journal writes.

6. ONE FOR THE ROAD

First video of the new season. (YouTube’s been killing me). Of course we’re going with Gaslight. And I think the title works.