Senior Tackles Lead the D-Line
March 5, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Tackles Adam Replogle and Larry Black, Jr., are stalwarts along Indiana's defensive line. The seniors, who have played alongside each other 36 times the last three seasons, are tied for the team lead with 15.5 career tackles for loss.
Replogle has started the team's last 35 contests and played in all 36 since his arrival in 2009. He enters 2012 leading all Hoosier defenders with 113 tackles and 10 sacks in his career.
The Centerville, Ohio, native was elected team captain last season and earned a spot on the Capital One Academic All-District V team. A finalist for the ARA Sportsmanship Award, he received Indiana's Academic Excellence Award, collected Indiana's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award and carded Academic All-Big Ten accolades.
Replogle paced the team with four sacks (25 yards), finished second with seven tackles for loss (31 yards) and led the defensive linemen and was fifth overall with 49 tackles. He also forced one fumble, broke up two passes and recorded one quarterback hurry.
Black collected 47 tackles and 1.5 sacks in 2011. He tied for third on the team with 5.5 tackles for loss (30 yards) and recorded at least five stops in six games.
The Cincinnati native has 91 tackles and four sacks to go along with his 15.5 career TFLs.
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