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Indiana coach Tom Allen argues with officials about the onside kick by Tennessee late in the fourth quarter of the Gator Bowl NCAA college football game Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. Tennessee recovered the kick. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP)

Indiana promotes Nick Sheridan to offensive coordinator

Jan. 10, 2020 1:44 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana has promoted Nick Sheridan to offensive coordinator and running backs coach Mike Hart to associate head coach. Coach Tom Allen announced the moves Friday and also said receivers coach Grant Heard will serve as co-offensive coordinator. "Nick is one of the bright, young...

Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings (15) holds the trophy next to wide receivers Marquez Callaway (1) and Josh Palmer (5) after the team's 23-22 win over Indiana in the Gator Bowl NCAA college football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. (Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

Tennessee scores twice late to stun Indiana 23-22 in Gator

Jan. 2, 2020 11:44 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee sure knows how to get out of a huge hole. The Volunteers scored twice in a 30-second span late, using an onside kick to help escape a 13-point deficit, and then held on to stun Indiana 23-22 in the Gator Bowl on Thursday night. The rally was indicative of Tennessee's...

FILE- In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo, Indiana coach Tom Allen reacts during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Michigan State in East Lansing, Mich. Tennessee and Indiana are both in a bowl game for the first time in three years. It's progress for respective head coaches Jeremy Pruitt and Tom Allen.  (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)

Indiana seeks rare 9th win in Gator Bowl against Tennessee

Jan. 1, 2020 2:58 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It's been more than 50 years since Indiana won nine games in a season. The perennial Big Ten doormat, known more for its basketball prowess than its football progress, has a chance to match its most wins in program history Thursday night against streaking Tennessee in the Gator...

Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt watches the first half of an NCAA college football game against Vanderbilt, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Tennessee, Indiana going bowling for 1st time since 2016

Jan. 1, 2020 11:04 AM EST

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl: Tennessee (7-5) vs Indiana (8-4), Thursday at 7 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Tennessee by 2. Series record: Tennessee leads 1-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE Tennessee carries a five-game winning streak into its first postseason game in three years. Indiana, also playing in its first bowl since December 2016,...

Indiana athletic director announces pending retirement

Dec. 16, 2019 12:34 PM EST

Indiana athletic director Fred Glass announced Monday he will retire at the end of this academic school year. The 60-year-old Glass spent the past decade rebuilding the basketball program's reputation following an NCAA scandal, rebranding the football program and renovating athletic facilities. Now, Glass plans...

Indiana wide receiver Whop Philyor (1) celebrates a touchdown catch against Purdue with tight end Peyton Hendershot (86) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indiana, Tennessee set to meet in Gator Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 4:53 PM EST

Indiana (8-4, Big Ten) vs Tennessee (7-5, SEC), Jan. 2, 7 p.m. ET LOCATION: Jacksonville, Florida TOP PLAYERS Indiana: WR Whop Philyor, 69 catches, 1,001 yards, five touchdowns. Tennessee: WR Jauan Jennings, 57 catches, 942 yards, eight touchdowns. NOTABLE Indiana: The Hoosiers have won eight games for the eighth...

Indiana tight end Turon Ivy Jr. (84) and place kicker Nathanael Snyder (99) celebrate with the Old Oaken Bucket following an NCAA college football game against Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Indiana defeated Purdue 44-41 in double overtime. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Hoosiers, Allen agree to new 7-year, $27.3 million contract

Dec. 6, 2019 12:44 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Tom Allen has agreed to a new seven-year contract worth more than $27 million. The deal announced Friday runs through the 2026 season and will average $3.9 million per year. Allen's 18 wins in his first three seasons are a school record. The Hoosiers this year beat...

Indiana linebacker Reakwon Jones (7) celebrates with the Old Oaken Bucket following an NCAA college football game against Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Indiana defeated Purdue 44-41 in double overtime. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Ramsey helps Hoosiers reclaim Bucket with win over Purdue

Nov. 30, 2019 5:59 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Hoosiers quarterback Peyton Ramsey opened this season on the bench. He closed it out Saturday by getting mobbed in the back of the end zone. After throwing his third touchdown pass in the first overtime, Ramsey’s second 1-yard scoring run sent the Hoosiers home...

Indiana running back Stevie Scott III (8) goes in for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Michigan, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Hoosiers hoping to cap season by capturing Bucket at Purdue

Nov. 29, 2019 4:01 AM EST

Reakwon Jones got a crash course in the Indiana-Purdue rivalry two years ago. The Indiana linebacker was on the sideline in West Lafayette when Boilermakers’ players raced across the field, snatched the Old Oaken Bucket from the Hoosiers and started celebrating their first win in the series in five years....