Canada Talks No-Huddle Offense
April 10, 2008
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Following Tuesday afternoon's practice, Indiana offensive coordinator Matt Canada stopped by to chat with IUHoosiers.com.
He talked about installing the no-huddle offense, the offense's performance in the first spring scrimmage, players to watch out for this upcoming season and the play of quarterback Ben Chappell. To view the conversation with Coach Canada click here.
Canada was named offensive coordinator prior to the 2007 season. He is in his fifth year on the Hoosiers' staff, where he has overseen Indiana's quarterbacks each season and served as passing game coordinator during the 2005 and 2006 campaigns.
During the 2007 season, the Hoosiers set a new school record with 412 points and finished second in school history averaging 31.7 points per game. Sophomore Kellen Lewis set single-season school records for passing yards (3,043), passing touchdowns (28) and total yards (3,779). He became the second QB in school history (Antwaan Randle El) to reach 40 passing touchdowns, 5,250 passing yards, 6,000 total yards, 450 completions and 750 attempts in a career. Additionally, James Hardy set new school marks with his 16 receiving TDs and 79 receptions. Hardy finished his career as the school's all-time receiving yardage, receptions and receiving touchdowns leader.
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