Hoosiers open spring practice today
IU preps for Maryland on Saturday, Sept. 27 (1:30 p.m. ET)
Post-Practice: LB Marcus Oliver (Aug. 11, 2014)
Clyde Newton, Marcus Oliver & T.J. Simmons - Spring Practice 4/11/14
USATSPI: Minnesota vs. Indiana - 11/02/13
2014: Suffered a season-ending ACL injury in game three at No. 18 Missouri and received a medical redshirt ... appeared in the first three games ... made 10 tackles, six solo, with one forced fumble and one pass breakup ... set a career-high with nine stops and five solos to go along with the forced fumble and PBU at Bowling Green ... Indiana State game captain.
2013 Honors: BTN.com honorable mention All-Big Ten Freshman team.
2013 (Freshman): Played in 11 games at strong-side, middle and weak-side linebacker ... recorded 37 tackles, 21 solo, 2.5 tackles for loss and two forced fumbles ... made seven stops and four solos in the Penn State win and at No. 4 Ohio State ... boasted a pair of TFLs against Minnesota ... forced fumbles in back-to-back weeks vs. Bowling Green and Missouri.
Prep/Personal: Linebacker and running back for head coach Bob Jacoby at Hamilton High School ... made 135 tackles, 92 solo, with one sack, 10 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, one blocked kick and one defensive touchdown in 2012 ... also rushed for 587 yards with six scores ... all-state, all-district and Greater Miami Conference Player of the Year ... two-time first team all-conference ... posted 131 stops, 88 solo, four sacks, six TFLs, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries, with one INT (TD), one blocked kick and one rushing touchdown ... rated the No. 39 inside linebacker nationally by Rivals.com ... named to the J. Kyle Braid and Wilks Leadership teams ... three-year football, two-year basketball and two-year baseball letterwinner ... parents are Lonnie Oliver and Kimberly Gibson ... born on Feb. 8, 1995, Javier Demarcus Oliver, is a liberal studies major.
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