January 11, 2002
Bloomington, Ind. - Senior Center Craig Osika (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) added to his stellar collegiate career with a 28-10 victory in the 64th Annual Blue-Gray All-Star Classic played in Montgomery, Alabama.
Osika and his blue team gained 242 total yards of offense on Christmas Day. Osika played center throughout the game and even picked up some of the long snapping duties.
Osika, an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection, anchored a unit that helped the Hoosiers lead the Big Ten and set a school record in rushing yardage with 269.5 yards per contest. In Big Ten games only, IU lead the conference in rushing offense (301.8 yards per game; Minnesota was second at 206.9 yards per contest) and total offense (464.6 yards per game).