2015 Indiana Hoosiers football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
2015 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers logo.svg
Pinstripe Bowl, L 41–44 OT vs. Duke
Conference Big Ten Conference
Division East Division
2015 record 6–7 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Kevin Wilson (5th season)
Offensive coordinator Kevin Johns (5th season)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Brian Knorr (2nd season)
Base defense 3–4
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,959)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 6 Michigan State xy$^   7 1         12 2  
No. 4 Ohio State x   7 1         12 1  
No. 12 Michigan   6 2         10 3  
Penn State   4 4         7 6  
Indiana   2 6         6 7  
Rutgers   1 7         4 8  
Maryland   1 7         3 9  
West Division
No. 9 Iowa xy   8 0         12 2  
No. 23 Northwestern   6 2         10 3  
No. 21 Wisconsin   6 2         10 3  
Nebraska   3 5         6 7  
Minnesota   2 6         6 7  
Illinois   2 6         5 7  
Purdue   1 7         2 10  
Championship: Michigan State 16, Iowa 13
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2015 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented Indiana University Bloomington during the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Hoosiers competed in the East Division of the Big Ten Conference and played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was led by head coach Kevin Wilson, who served in his fifth season. They finished the season 6–7, 2–6 in Big Ten play to finish in fifth place in the East Division. They were invited to the Pinstripe Bowl where they lost to Duke in overtime.

Previous season[edit]

The 2014 Indiana Hoosiers football team finished the regular season 4–8, 1–7 in Big Ten play to finish in last place in the Eastern Division. Their highlight win of the season came against #18 Missouri of the Southeastern Conference.

Preseason[edit]

Recruits[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Indiana announced their 2015 football schedule on June 3, 2013. The 2015 schedule consist of 7 home and 5 away games in the regular season. The Hoosiers will host Big Ten foes Iowa, Michigan, Ohio State, and Rutgers and will travel to Maryland, Michigan State, Penn State, and Purdue.[1]

The Hoosiers hosted three of their four non conference games against Florida International (FIU), Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky (WKU). Indiana traveled to Winston-Salem, North Carolina to face the Wake Forest Demon Deacons of the Atlantic Coast Conference on September 26.

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 4:00 PM Southern Illinois* Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN ESPNews W 48–47   36,071
September 12 8:00 PM FIU* Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN BTN W 36–22   41,509
September 19 4:00 PM WKU* Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN ESPNews W 38–35   44,823
September 26 12:30 PM at Wake Forest* BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC ACCN W 31–24   22,508
October 3 3:30 PM No. 1 Ohio State Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN ABC/ESPN2 L 27–34   52,929
October 10 12:00 PM at Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ESPN L 7–29   97,873
October 17 3:30 PM Rutgersdagger Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN BTN L 52–55   40,567
October 24 3:30 PM at No. 7 Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI (Old Brass Spittoon) ABC/ESPN2 L 26–52   74,144
November 7 3:30 PM No. 10 Iowa Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN ESPN L 27–35   44,739
November 14 3:30 PM No. 15 Michigan Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN ABC/ESPN2 L 41–48 2OT  49,557
November 21 12:00 PM at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD BTN W 47–28   33,685
November 28 12:00 PM at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) BTN W 54–36   37,152
December 26 3:30 PM vs. Duke* Yankee StadiumBronx, NY (Pinstripe Bowl) ABC L 41–44 OT  37,218
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.
Schedule Source:[2]

Roster[edit]

2015 Indiana Hoosiers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Simmie Cobbs Jr. So
WR 3 Dominique Booth So
WR 4 Ricky Jones Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 5 J-Shun Harris II So
WR 6 Camion Patrick Redshirt.svg So
QB 7 Nate Sudfeld (C) Sr
RB 8 Jordan Howard Jr
QB 9 Nate Boudreau Redshirt.svg So
QB 12 Zander Diamont So
WR 14 Marqui Hawkins Redshirt.svg So
WR 15 Nick Westbrook Fr
QB 16 Austin King Fr
WR 17 Isaac Griffith Redshirt.svg So
QB 18 Danny Cameron Redshirt.svg Fr
RB 21 Andrew Wilson Redshirt.svg Jr
RB 23 Alex Rodriguez Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 31 Andre Booker Sr
RB 33 Ricky Brookins Redshirt.svg Fr
RB 34 Devine Redding So
WR 38 Damon Graham Sr
WR 39 Chris Gajcak Fr
C 50 Jake Reed Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 52 DaVondre Love Fr
OL 54 Ja'Merez Bowen Redshirt.svg Fr
OL 57 Tim Gardner Redshirt.svg Fr
OL 59 Jack Trainor Fr
OL 62 Brandon Knight Fr
OL 63 Tyler Lukens Redshirt.svg Sr
C 65 Wes Rogers Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 67 Dan Feeney (C) Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 68 Hunter Littlejohn Fr
OL 69 Blake Biesen Redshirt.svg Fr
OL 70 Jacob Bailey Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 71 Delroy Baker Redshirt.svg Fr
OL 72 Simon Stepaniak Fr
OL 75 DeAndre Herron Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 76 Wes Martin Redshirt.svg Fr
OT 77 Dimitric Camiel Redshirt.svg Jr
OT 78 Jason Spriggs (C) Sr
WR 80 Leon Thornton III Fr
TE 81 Jordan Fuchs So
WR 82 Luke Timian Redshirt.svg Fr
TE 83 Austin Dorris Fr
TE 84 Danny Friend Redshirt.svg So
TE 85 Michael Cooper Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 86 Chandler Miller Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 87 Mitchell Paige Redshirt.svg Jr
TE 88 Anthony Corsaro Sr
TE 94 Sean Damaska Redshirt.svg Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 2 T. J. Simmons Jr
DB 3 Tyler Green Fr
LB 4 Chris Covington So
ATH 5 Devonte Williams Fr
LB 6 Zeke Walker Redshirt.svg Fr
DB 7 Ben Bach Redshirt.svg So
CB 7 Donovan Clark So
LB 8 Tegray Scales So
ATH 9 Jonathan Crawford Fr
ATH 10 Donavan Hale Fr
LB 12 Reakwon Jones Fr
ATH 13 Isaac James Fr
ATH 14 Andre Brown, Jr. Fr
CB 16 Rashard Fant Redshirt.svg So
DB 18 Noel Padmore Redshirt.svg So
S 19 Tony Fields So
DB 20 Jameel Cook, Jr. Fr
DB 22 Wesley Green Redshirt.svg Fr
ATH 24 Mike Majette Fr
DB 25 Mario Swann Redshirt.svg So
DB 26 Kiante Walton So
DB 27 Arthur Jones Redshirt.svg So
DB 28 Will Dawkins Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 29 Dawson Fletcher Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 30 Chase Dutra Redshirt.svg So
LB 33 Zach Shaw (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 35 Nile Sykes Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 37 Gabe Estes Fr
LB 39 Kenny Arnold Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 41 Clyde Newton Jr
LB 43 Dameon Willis Jr. Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 44 Marcus Oliver (C) Redshirt.svg So
LB 45 Tony Thomas Redshirt.svg Jr
LB 46 Ryan Watercutter Redshirt.svg Fr
DL 47 Robert McCray III So
LB 48 Omari Stringer Fr
LB 49 Greg Gooch So
DL 51 Mike Barwick, Jr. Redshirt.svg Fr
DT 53 Shawn Heffern Redshirt.svg Jr
DL 56 Nick Mangieri (C) Sr
LB 57 Kyle Loechel Redshirt.svg Fr
DT 58 Patrick Dougherty Redshirt.svg So
DT 74 Nate Hoff Redshirt.svg So
DL 90 Joe Belden Fr
DL 91 Jocob Robinson Fr
DT 93 Ralph Green III Redshirt.svg Jr
LB 95 Brandon Wilson Fr
DT 98 Darius Latham Jr
DT 99 Adarius Rayner Redshirt.svg Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 36 Eric Toth Redshirt.svg Sr
LS 42 Nolan Guedel Redshirt.svg Fr
LS 66 Josh Pericht Redshirt.svg So
P 86 Joseph Gedeon Redshirt.svg Fr
K 87 Calob Meinzer Fr
K 90 Aaron Del Grosso Redshirt.svg So
K 92 Griffin Oakes Redshirt.svg So
P 93 Nick Campos Redshirt.svg Jr
LS 97 Dan Godsil Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Greg Frey (Co-Offensive Coord / OL)
  • William Inge (Co-Defensive Coord / LBs)
  • Kevin Johns (Offensive Coord / QBs / WRs)
  • Noah Joseph (S / Def. Recruiting Coord)
  • Brian Knorr (Defensive Coordinator)
  • Deland McCullough (RBs)
  • Larry McDaniel (DL)
  • James Patton (TEs / FBs / Off. Recruiting Coord)
  • Brandon Shelby (CBs)
  • Mark Hill (Head Strength & Conditioning)
  • Brian Lepak (Offensive Graduate Asst)
  • Carter Whitson (Offensive Grad Asst)
  • Kasey Teegardin (Defensive Grad Asst)
  • Elliott Wratten (Defensive Grad Asst)
  • Billy Ray Johnson (Asst AD Football Administration)
  • Mike Pechac (Dir Player Dev & Academic Enhancement)
  • Ryan McInerney (Quality Control - Recruiting/Def.)
  • Courtney Messingham (Quality Control - Recruiting/Off.)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: September 8, 2015

2016 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Jason Spriggs 2 48 OT Green Bay Packers
Jordan Howard 5 150 RB Chicago Bears
Nate Sudfeld 6 187 QB Washington Redskins

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "B1G Releases 2015 Conference Schedule" (Press release). Indiana Athletics. June 3, 2013. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
  2. ^ "2015 Indiana Hoosiers Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
  3. ^ "2016 NFL Draft". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2016.