Heading into this Saturday’s matchup I just have to say thank Christ! Thank Christ (or BTN) the Hoosiers have a noon kickoff. My favorite days in all my time attending Indiana University were the noon tailgate days. Wake up, head to breakfast club at Kilroy’s, stumble on over to the tailgate fields, commence to party even harder, stumble into the game, root my tail off, … Continue reading Indiana sits at 2-0 and doesn’t have to play until midnight this game! (Indiana-WKU pregame thoughts)
It pains me to see that the Indianapolis Colts had to cut Rodrigo Blankenship yesterday. After a promising start to Rodrigo’s NFL career, I had really hoped that we had found our permanent fixture at kicker. Following the 2021 hip injury he just wasn’t able to step up when it mattered for us in this last one. Rodrigo Blankenship’s 2 out of bounds kicks, yes … Continue reading Farewell Rodrigo. (A Colts fanboy’s short thoughts on the canning)
Well… that was absolutely heartbreaking. Why do I feel like I just sat through a game with the emotional weight of a wildcard game. These are my worst Sunday’s. It’s always a rollercoaster with the Indianapolis Colts. I sat through all of that for it only to end in a tie. It’s never easy… The Colts can NEVER just take care of business for me … Continue reading Colts hold off historic 9 year Week 1 losing streak… in a tie. (Colts short post-game thoughts)
Good Lord the Hoosiers started this one slow. What a joke on that initial goal line stand they had. We were unable to find any rhythm in our offense. I get it was wet out there. Betting on your Big Ten lineman to bully in 1 of 2 goal line plays against Idaho would usually be a safe bet. Not for Indiana in that first … Continue reading Indiana, a new team at the half, beats Idaho 35-22. (Indiana Football short postgame thoughts)
Each week I just want to put up a short post on a few of my pre-game thoughts heading into the Colts matchup. Nothing too specific. Just what I’ll be looking for in each matchup. And as far as my resume to give you the juicy intel, well… it’s not much other than a love for this team, a love for writing in my free … Continue reading No Shaq, No Problem. (Colts Week 1 short preview)
Well. 1-0 in the Big Ten feels nice doesn’t it. Let’s just take a moment and enjoy last weeks win one last time… …. …. Alright thank you. Now onto Idaho. Whodaho? Udaho. While last week was touted the battle amongst Big Ten basement dwellers, this matchup is a little less even on the tale of the tape. Fact of the matter is this is … Continue reading Down with Idaho! (Short pregame thoughts week 2)
The Big Ten schedule was announced. So to kick off any analytical coverage for next season I wanted to take a look at each game and think about how Indiana needs to go about playing that opponent. So let’s go game by game shall we… Big Ten Game 1: at Rutgers In the Big Ten there are NO EASY WINS. Each game is a battle. … Continue reading Keys to victory in each game of the Indiana Hoosiers 2022-2023 Big Ten schedule
I got with new contributor Big Red to try to release a post on our site highlighting 3 players or facets of our teams’ opponents and how our respective teams So let’s take a look into three weapons on Idaho and just what Tom Allen and the Hoosiers may have in store to respond. Just some short thoughts on what to look out for from … Continue reading 3 Idaho Vandals to worry about, but remember this is still the Big Ten. (Short Hoosier preview)
Heart and Determination. Cam Jones has got those two things in spades. In his 5th season at Indiana University, Cam Jones has traversed the highs and lows that have made up Tom Allen’s time in Bloomington. He was apart of one of the most exciting Indiana teams I can remember. This guy has been at the core of our program’s efforts to create an identity … Continue reading Cam Jones: The Hero Indiana Football Needs and Deserves.
Indiana University announced the latest class of inductees into the IU Athletics Hall of Fame. Among the class sits one man, who has chatted his way into the hearts of all the obsessed Hoosiers out there. Don Fischer will be inducted this year and I honestly have to say about time. Not enough of a resume on the guy before?! I just wanted to give … Continue reading Why was this not done a decade ago? Don Fischer, Hoosier legend, selected for IU Athletics Hall of Fame.