Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
A will to win, a family bond and an Alaskan upbringing have IU freshman safety Chase Dutra making an impact, Mike writes.

A closed-in south end zone is the next project for IU in the football arms race according to Kevin Wilson, Mike writes.

2. IT’S INDIANA
The Iowa defense is prepared to pick up the pace against the Indiana offense, Steve Batterson of the Quad City Times writes.

Running back Tevin Coleman was born premature to Liberian parents, and that’s only helped him make it big at IU, David Woods of the Indianapolis Star writes.

Third-down defense has been one area of vast improvement for the Indiana defense, Alex McCarthy of Inside Indiana writes.

Defensive coordinator Brian Knorr put just about every able-bodied player available on the field against North Texas, Dan at puntjohnpunt.com notes in the defense film study.

Assembly Hall ranks as the No. 1 floor design in the nation for those who like a clean, classic design, such as Eamonn Brennan of ESPN.com.

Hanner Mosquera-Perea has been a pleasant surprise for IU so far Andy Katz of ESPN.com reports in this video.

3. POTPOURRI
Could artificial turf such as the kind at Memorial Stadium be a health hazard? It appears that could be the case for soccer players more than football players, but the jury is still out, Hannah Rappleye of NBC News reports.

The win-loss record seemed to take priority over the sexual assault that made up hazing at Sayreville High School (a la Penn State?), Steve Politti of NJ.com writes.

4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Alaska makes me think of the Great White North, hence today’s selection from Great White, “Once Bitten Twice Shy.”

2 comments

  1. Price-A-Roni,

    Great song choice…The guy on keyboards makes me think of a young Dana Carvey in Wayne’s World…And if you’d like to see Carvey doing some wonderful impersonations….( his Jimmy Stewart from ‘Rear Window’ @ 0:36 mark is beyond brilliant)..?

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