GAME ELEVEN: Hoosiers Head to Happy Valley
Nov. 12, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -
Opening up a two-game road trip to conclude the 2012 regular season, the Indiana football team (4-6, 2-4 Big Ten) heads to Penn State (6-4, 4-2 Big Ten) on Saturday, Nov. 17. Kickoff is set for noon EST at Beaver Stadium (106,572; Natural Grass) and BTN will broadcast the game.
Bill O'Brien was named Penn State's 15th head football coach on Jan. 6, 2012. His coaching experience includes 14 years at the collegiate level and five years as an offensive assistant with the New England Patriots.
NEWS & NOTES
Indiana's school-record streak of scoring 24-or-more points in 10 consecutive games ended against Wisconsin.
The Hoosiers have scored more points (312) in 2012 than they scored all of last season (257).
IU leads the Big Ten in passing offense (293.2-26th nationally), is second in kickoff returns (22.8-44th) and sacks allowed (1.20-T-22nd), and is third in total offense (431.4-43rd) and scoring offense (31.2-T-44th).
Indiana leads the Big Ten in tackles for loss (7.3-T-17th nationally) and is third in sacks (2.4-T-35th).
Adam Replogle and Larry Black, Jr., are tied for second among Big Ten defensive tackles with four sacks and nine tackles for loss. Replogle also leads all conference defensive linemen with 6.2 tackles per game.
Replogle matched a school record making his 45th career start against the Badgers. He is tied with offensive linemen Tim Radtke (1985-88) and Enoch DeMar (1999-2002).
For the third straight year and third time in his career, Replogle earned Academic All-District V honors. He was joined on the team by sophomore safety Mark Murphy, who collected his first honor.
Murphy reached double-digit tackles for the second time this season and the fifth time in his career against Wisconsin. He matched a career-high with 13 stops and set a career-high with nine solos.
Cody Latimer is fourth in the Big Ten in receiving yards (70.7), tied for sixth in touchdowns (five) and eighth in receptions (4.4). Shane Wynn is fourth in receptions (5.1) and tied for fourth in touchdowns (six), while Kofi Hughes is eighth in yards (55.8) and tied for 10th in receptions (4.0).
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