Oct. 20, 2012
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Indiana Game Notes
Indiana vs. Navy
October 20, 2012
Indiana has scored at least 24 points in seven straight games in the same season for the first time in school history.
Stephen Houston collected the Hoosiers first touchdown of the afternoon, punching it in from the 1-yard line. The junior owns seven touchdowns this season and 15 in his career, which are the most for a running back since Levron Williams' 31 (1998-2001).
Houston has scored at least once in every game this year and in eight straight overall. He is the first Hoosier to reach the end zone in eight consecutive games since wide receiver James Hardy did so in the last game of 2006 and the first eight of 2007.
D'Angelo Roberts crossed the goal line from three yards out to put IU up 17-7 in the second quarter. The sophomore has three touchdowns this season and seven in his career.
The Hoosiers scoring drive took 16 plays and covered 72 yards and lasted 6:17. It is Indiana's second-longest drive of 2012 in terms of plays and time of possession.
IU had four scoring drives with at least 10 plays. The Hoosiers came into the game with just nine scoring drives taking at least 10 plays, including three since week two.
True freshman Tevin Coleman recorded the first rushing touchdown of his career, a 3-yard run, to extend IU's lead to 30-21 with 12:18 remaining.
Mitch Ewald matched a career high with three field goals (vs. Arkansas State - Oct. 16, 2010). The junior connected from 25, 23 and 30 yards to push his school leading career percentage to 81.3 percent (39-of-48).
Junior defensive back Greg Heban made a career-high 13 tackles and nine solos to pace the Hoosier defense. He also added one tackle for loss.
Junior linebacker Griffen Dahlstrom also tallied a career-high in tackles, making nine stops for second on the team.
Sophomore linebacker David Cooper (tied a career high) and sophomore Ryan Phillis each contributed eight tackles.
Cooper and sophomore defensive end Bobby Richardson each forced a fumble.
Sophomore Tim Bennett made his first career start at safety. Sophomore Flo Hardin made his first career start at linebacker. Sophomore Collin Rahrig made his first start of the season at left guard.
Indiana won the coin toss and elected to receive. IU has won the coin toss three times this season and elected to receive for the first time.
Fifth-year senior center Will Matte and senior defensive tackle Adam Replogle served as Indiana's game captains for the seventh time in as many games this season. Replogle has filled the role 18 times in his career, while Matte has done so 16 times.