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    Johnson, Thomas Named Northwestern Captains

    Go Hoosiers! Junior middle linebacker Jeff Thomas had a career-high 13 tackles at Illinois last weekend.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Junior middle linebacker Jeff Thomas had a career-high 13 tackles at Illinois last weekend.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Oct. 27, 2010

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana Head Football Coach Bill Lynch announced that junior defensive end Darius Johnson and junior middle linebacker Jeff Thomas will serve as game captains for Saturday's contest vs. Northwestern. They will join season captains Ben Chappell and Tyler Replogle for the noon EDT kickoff against the Wildcats.

    Chappell and Replogle were elected season captains by their teammates during the preseason, and the team's Leadership Council will vote on two other game captains each week to join them. Both Johnson and Thomas will serve as game captains for the first time in their careers.

    The game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. Eric Collins will handle play-by-play duties and he will be joined by Chris Martin (analyst) and Charissa Thompson (sideline). The game can also be heard on the statewide IU Radio Network with Don Fischer (play-by-play), Buck Suhr (analyst) and Joe Smith (pre-game, halftime and post-game) on the call.

     

     


       

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