Post-Practice: LB Coach William Inge (Aug. 20, 2014)
Post-Practice: LB Coach William Inge (Aug. 7, 2014)
Named one of the Big Ten's top 10 recruiters by Rivals.com on Feb. 11, 2014.
Three of his linebackers ranked among the top seven IU tacklers in 2014 - T.J. Simmons (72, second), David Cooper (60, fourth) and Tegray Scales (46, seventh).
Simmons added three sacks, 6.5 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, which led the team and shared eighth in the Big Ten, and one fumble recovery.
Scales earned a spot on the 247Sports.com True Freshman All-American team and received All-Big Ten Freshman honors. He tied for the top spot on the Hoosiers with three interceptions (tied for ninth in the Big Ten) and recorded a pair of sacks with 4.5 TFLs.
In his two seasons, four linebackers have picked up Big Ten All-Freshman honors.
Clyde Newton, Marcus Oliver and Simmons collected 2013 Big Ten All-Freshman team honors. Simmons tied an IU freshman record with 12 starts at middle linebacker en route to CollegeFootballNews.com Freshman All-America honorable mention recognition.
Cooper moved from the middle to the weak-side and paced Indiana with 85 tackles to go along with 2.5 tackles for loss, six sacks and one fumble recovery.
Buffalo Bills assistant defensive line coach in 2012 after two seasons as the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at the University at Buffalo. Coached all-pro defensive end Mario Williams and defensive tackle Kyle Williams.
Mentored Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack, who was selected No. 5 in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders.
Has 14 years of coaching experience, including stints as the linebackers coach at the University of Cincinnati (2008-09) and San Diego State University (2006-07).
A St. Louis native, Inge lettered four years at the University of Iowa (1993-96). He returned to his alma mater in 1998 and spent three years as the Hawkeyes recruiting coordinator and graduate assistant.
In the summer of 2011, Inge participated in the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship program with the Bills and worked a part of the team's training camp.
One of seven Division I assistant coaches and athletic directors from across the nation invited to take part in the NCAA's 2011 Champion Forum.
Buffalo's 2010 defense finished 32nd nationally in total defense and ranked second in the Mid-American Conference in pass defense. He mentored first team All-MAC defensive backs Davonte Shannon and Domonic Cook. Shannon finished his career with a school record 461 tackles.
At Cincinnati, Inge helped the Bearcats to back-to-back BIG EAST championships and appearances in the 2009 Orange Bowl and the 2010 Sugar Bowl. His linebackers led the team in tackles in each of his two years.
In 2008, his starting linebackers held three of the team's top four spots in tackles. Corey Smith signed a free agent deal with the Kansas City Chiefs following the campaign.
Coached leading tackler Russell Allen to All-Mountain West Conference honors with San Diego State.
Prior to his stint with the Aztecs, he was the defensive line coach at the University of Colorado in 2005. The Buffaloes claimed the Big 12 North Division title and advanced to the Big 12 championship game.
Began his career at Northern Iowa University in 2001. In his four seasons, he was elevated to co-defensive coordinator and special teams coordinator.
Served as a team co-captain his senior season at Iowa, where he collected honorable mention All-Big Ten and Academic All-Big Ten accolades. Inge posted 173 tackles, 24 sacks and 37 tackles for loss.
Iowa went 17-7 in his junior and senior years, including wins in the Sun and Alamo Bowls. He capped his collegiate career by playing in the 1997 Hula Bowl.
Earned his bachelor's degree in sports, health, leisure, and physical studies (1996), and his master's degree in athletic administration (1999).
William and his wife, Rae Ann, have three daughters, Taelor (22), Keara (6) and Raya (4), and one son, Isaiah (9).
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