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Coleman, Rahrig, Richardson, Wynn named team captains
Hoosiers have 23 All-Big Ten honorees over the last three seasons
Fifth-year senior one of 55 nominees for the Burlsworth
Indiana Weekly Press Conference - C Collin Rahrig
#InsideIUFB with Collin Rahrig
Post-Practice: Senior C Collin Rahrig (Aug. 5, 2014)
C Collin Rahrig - Spring Practice 3/9/14
Rahrig started 36 times and appeared in 40 games during his career. He started 19 times at center, 12 times at left guard and five times at right guard. Rahrig graduated with a bachelor of science degree in exercise science in December 2014.
2014 Honors: Elected team captain along with Tevin Coleman, Bobby Richardson and Shane Wynn ... honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches and media) ... nominee for the Rimington Trophy and the Burlsworth Trophy ... received Indiana's Howard Brown "Dedication to IU Football" Award.
2014 (Senior): Started all 12 games, the first six at center and the final six at left guard ... played a team-high 808 snaps and allowed just two sacks ... finished second among the linemen with 56 knockdowns ... the team set a program single-season record with 3,163 rushing yards ... Indiana averaged 263.6 rushing yards per game (ninth nationally, third in the Big Ten) and 405.0 total yards (fifth in the Big Ten) ... the Hoosiers gained 200 yards 10 times (tied for ninth nationally, third in the Big Ten), averaged 5.9 yards per carry (eighth nationally, second in the Big Ten) and scored 29 times on the ground (tied for 33rd nationally, sixth in the Big Ten) ... Tevin Coleman became the 18th player in FBS history to rush for 2,000 yards (2,036), which set a school record, is 15th on the FBS all-time list and sixth in Big Ten history ... Coleman was Indiana's third unanimous consensus All-American and finished seventh in Heisman Trophy voting ... IU offensive player of the week (Purdue) ... six-time game captain ... earned a scholarship for the 2014 season at the conclusion of spring practice.
2013 Honors: BTN.com second team All-Big Ten ... received honorable mention All-Big Ten from the media.
2013 (Junior): Started 10 games at center ... Indiana set single-season records with 6,102 total yards, 508.5 total yards per game, 461 points, 38.4 points per game, 36 passing touchdowns, 62 total TDs and 300 first downs ... team averaged over 300 passing yards and 200 rushing yards in the same season for the first time in school history ... offensive line did not allow a sack in six games and surrendered just one sack every 26.1 pass attempts, which ranked third in the Big Ten ... the Hoosiers were one of six teams in nation to rank in the top 30 in total, passing, scoring and rushing offense ... two-time IU offensive player of the week (Penn State and Purdue) ... earned a scholarship for the 2013 season at the conclusion of spring practice.
2012 (Sophomore): Played in eight games and started the final six at left guard ... offensive line led the Big Ten allowing just one sack every 31.8 pass attempts ... line did not allow a sack in five games and surrendered just one sack twice ... team led the Big Ten in passing offense (311.2), finished second in total offense (442.0) and fourth in scoring offense (30.8) ... earned a scholarship for the 2012 season at the conclusion of spring practice.
2011 (Freshman): Indiana's Outstanding Walk-On Player of the Year ... played in the final 10 games and started eight times ... made five starts at right guard and three at center ... team posted five games with over 200 rushing yards, including a 319-yard effort against Northwestern ... IU collected three straight 200-plus yard rushing games - at No. 4 Wisconsin (223), at Iowa (217) and against Northwestern - for the first time in league action since 2001.
2010: Redshirted the 2010 season ... two-time scout team player of the week (Northwestern and Wisconsin).
Prep/Personal: Offensive lineman for head coach Reggie Glon at Marian High School ... named Indiana Football Coaches Association Top 50 All-State, honorable mention Associated Press All-State and first team all-conference as a senior ... a South Bend Tribune and Elkhart Truth Dream Team selection as a senior ... played in the Indiana North vs. South Game ... three-year football and four-year rugby letterwinner ... three-time all-state rugby honoree and a member of the USA Under 17 and Under 18 National Rugby teams ... parents are Kevin and Cindy Rahrig ... Collin Michael Rahrig was born on Oct. 31, 1991.
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