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CODY WIEWANDT
August 21, 2012
Refusing to gaze in the rearview mirror, a coach is counting upon his young team's attention to detail to translate into wins
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August 21, 2012

Indiana Hoosiers

Refusing to gaze in the rearview mirror, a coach is counting upon his young team's attention to detail to translate into wins

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Houston began his sophomore year as a juco transfer buried on the depth chart. He ended it as the team's leading rusher, racking up 711 yards and seven TDs in the eight games he started. If the 2011 finale is any indication—a 129-yard outburst on only seven carries against Purdue—Houston figures to be one of the most productive backs in the ground-heavy Big Ten.

TOP RECRUIT

LB JACARRI ALEXANDER JUNIOR

Strong spring put this former end in the mix to start

A defensive captain at Iowa Central C.C. last year, the 6' 1" 231-pounder had 78 tackles and six sacks, which earned him first team all-region honors as a defensive end. At Indiana, he'll move back to his natural position at linebacker.

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