Hoosiers Wrap Up Week Three of Spring Practice with Successful Scrimmage

    Go Hoosiers! Linebacker Tyler Replogle made four tackles in the team's second spring scrimmage.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Linebacker Tyler Replogle made four tackles in the team's second spring scrimmage.
    Go Hoosiers!

    April 10, 2010

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    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - On a picturesque spring morning, the Indiana football team wrapped up its third week of spring practice with it second scrimmage at Memorial Stadium. Both sides of the ball turned in solid efforts as the Cream & Crimson Spring Game looms next Saturday.

    Following a warm-up period, the scrimmage consisted of eight eight-play periods with special teams, red zone work and 7-on-7 sprinkled in. The first and second units split snaps throughout the scrimmage.

    Sophomore defensive end Kevin Bush and fifth-year senior Jamie Lukaszewski led the defense with five tackles apiece. Bush also added a pass breakup, while sophomore defensive tackle Adam Replogle added two sacks and three tackles for loss.

    Linebackers Tyler Replogle (four), Jeff Thomas (three) and Leon Beckum (two) combined for nine stops. Thomas forced a fumble that was recovered by sophomore defensive tackle Larry Black, Jr.

    On the offensive side, true freshman Antonio Banks continued his impressive spring. The Middletown, Oho, finished the scrimmage with a team-leading 42 yards on 10 carries, and he wrapped up the morning with four carries for 20 yards in the red zone, pounding his way into the end zone for a 1-yard score on the final play.



    Under center, fifth-year senior Ben Chappell completed 5-of-9 for 70 yards, redshirt freshman Dusty Kiel hit 4-of-9 for 60 yards and a score, and redshirt freshman Edward Wright-Baker connected on 8-of-10 for 44 yards.

    The defense was stingy most of the day, holding the offense to just one score during scrimmage play. Kiel hit junior Dre Muhammad for 35 yards to the 18 and followed with a quick strike to junior Tandon Doss, who made two tacklers miss en route to the end zone.

    Doss made four receptions for 42 yards, while redshirt freshman Duwyce Wilson pulled down two balls for 44 yards, including a beautiful 25-yard reception from Chappell as he fell backwards to the ground.

    Redshirt freshman Nick Zachery, who switched to wideout from safety earlier this week, caught four balls for 46 yards and scored once during 7-on-7 drills.

    Junior defensive end Eric Thomas also recorded a sack, and sophomore safety Kyle Dietrick grabbed the lone interception at the 18-yard line.

    The Hoosiers return to the practice field on Tuesday and Thursday before concluding the spring with the annual Cream & Crimson Spring Game on Saturday, April 17. The game will kick off at 6 p.m. and admission to Memorial Stadium is free.

    Check next week for further details on the spring game. For current information, please click here.


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