Indiana Fires Defensive Coordinator and Defensive Line Coach

By DJ Byrnes on January 10, 2014 at 12:32p

In 2013, Indiana's defense ranked 110th against the rush, 112th against the pass and were 121st overall. Yeah, that's not going to get it done in high school football, let alone college.

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Buckeye Scottie's picture

Wow, I hope they don't poach any of our targets.

TMac's picture

Luke Fickell, Calling Mr. Luke Fickell......

ONE Not Done!

ChazBuckeye's picture

This made me laugh:-D

Some people think we’re the hunted.I don’t feel that way at all.We’re the hunter.Everybody wants an angry football team.Everybody wants a team on edge and a hungry team.If you’re a hunter,that usually equates to being hungry.

fanfarris's picture

yes ,but can i bring Vrabel with me ??


tennbuckeye19's picture

"Urban and Ohio State better hurry and get their coaching hires lined up cause the Hooisers are looking to make noise when they replace their defensive coaches! Kevin Wilson don't play!"
--------said Nobody. Not even Indiana fans. They're too concerned with Crean's team right now.

BassDropper's picture

Let's just hope they don't go after John Chavis.


BoFuquel's picture

Bloomington Gold is hard to achieve. I've been trying for over 45 years. GO BUCKS!

I wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then.

Hovenaut's picture

I hope this doesn't impact their recruiting.

USMC11917's picture

Sadly, if Indiana was a blue blood and had the talent we have on our team, our teams would look very similar. (As far as strengths on offense and weakness on defense) I understand they are a passing team and we are a power spread rush. We have been getting by as far as we have on talent alone it appears.

sharks's picture

He's trying to turn around a barge of mediocrity there, it'll take time. The O is coming around nicely, but the D is awful. There's talent to be had in Hoosierland, but competing with ND, OSU, and UM makes it tough.

Note- I'm a grad, but screw Crean. Makes me miss The General's sportsmanship.

A man got to have a code...

VestedInterest's picture

Not being complacent with below standard performance can only make me smile, especially from a perennial bottom feeder like IU. The B1G needs to be bringing up the rear just like the front lines.

Statutoryglory's picture

That said Kevin Wilson is a good coach.  I hope they give him time there.  He can turn them into a 7-8 win team consistently.  

ghalephoto's picture

They could with a defense.