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    McCullough, Coleman Talk Running Game

    Go Hoosiers! Running back Tevin Coleman finished third on the team with 840 all-purpose yards and 70.0 per game in 2012.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Running back Tevin Coleman finished third on the team with 840 all-purpose yards and 70.0 per game in 2012.
    Go Hoosiers!

    March 22, 2013

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Tevin Coleman led the Indiana football team with 566 yards on 24 kick returns with a 96-yard touchdown as a true freshman in 2012. His 23.6 average ranked third in the Big Ten and helped him earn honorable mention BTN.com All-Big Ten Freshman honors.

    The 6-1, 208 pound running back also added 225 yards on 51 rushes (4.4 average) with one touchdown. Coleman contributed 10 receptions for 49 yards and finished third on the team with 840 all-purpose yards and 70.0 per game.

    IUHoosiers.com caught up with Coleman following the Hoosiers sixth spring practice:

    Deland McCullough is in his third season as Indiana's running backs coach. The Hoosiers rushed for 1,570 yards and 21 touchdowns in 2012.

    In 2011, IU rushed for 1,374 yards in league play, the program's highest total since 2001. Indiana posted five overall games with 200-plus rushing yards, including a 319-yard effort against Northwestern, the most for the program in a conference game since 2003.

    McCullough spoke with IUHoosiers.com following practice No. 6:

    IU will hit the field on Saturday and twice before Easter Weekend on Tuesday and Thursday next week. The spring wraps up with the annual Cream & Crimson Spring Game on Saturday, April 13.

    The Hoosiers entire 15-practice spring schedule is listed below:

    March 2, 3, 5, 7, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28
    April 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13

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