Tag Archives: Tom Allen

Tom Allen chooses prudence over fighting against Michigan
November 25, 2019

Indiana ran out the clock on a brilliant 13-play drive that ate the final eight minutes of the game against Michigan.  Of the 13 plays, IU ran the ball 12 times. If Indiana had been ahead by 25 instead of behind by that many at the time, fans would be thrilled.  To sit in the […]

Indiana Football – bowl eligible and deserving of a heartfelt apology
October 28, 2019

I’m sorry.  I was wrong. My evaluation of Tom Allen as Indiana’s football coach has been proven wrong by the 6-2 record the Hoosiers have put together this season.  There is still work to be done, but 6-2 gives the Hoosiers bowl eligibility before Halloween for the first time since 1993. If Indiana can beat […]

This might be the year fans who doubt Tom Allen eat their words #iufb
October 20, 2019

Indiana beat Maryland 34-28 yesterday, putting its season win total at five. For those IU grads who had trouble getting through M-014 (a non-credit basic math course), that leaves the Hoosiers one win shy of bowl eligibility. With games remaining against Nebraska, Northwestern and Purdue – games Indiana has at least a 52.3% chance of […]

Indiana fans are excused from attending or caring about Big 10 Football Media Days
July 18, 2019

Indiana University Football has been an oxymoron since the beginning.  Minus a few glorious years under Bo McMillan and Bill Mallory, and that glorious run to the Rose Bowl in 1967 that virtually no one alive can remember, IU and football have never gone together. Big 10 Football Media Days begin at Noon today, and […]