Corral, Ole Miss take down No. 7 Indiana in Outback Bowl
The Ole Miss defense, which allowed 535.7 yards and 40.3 points per game during the regular season, came through with one more stop to clinch the school's first bowl win since beating Oklahoma State in the 2016 Sugar Bowl. leaving Indiana with an opportunity to pull out its first bowl win in nearly 30 years. The Hoosiers, who don't have a postseason win since the 1991 Copper Bowl bowl, drove to the Rebels 33 before stalling and turning it over on downs. The Big Ten logo was replaced by an Outback Bowl logo on jerseys, and the letters “LEO” were added to helmets. POLL IMPLICATIONSThe loss could cost Indiana what likely would have been a Top 10 finish in the final AP Poll.
No. 7 Indiana excited to be in Outback Bowl against Ole Miss
“We were definitely kind of bummed out about what happened with the New Year's Six bowl game, but we just kind of used that as fuel to the fire,” running back Stevie Scott III said. “It has been 29 years since we last won a bowl game,” quarterback Jack Tuttle said. The problem was a porous defense yielded 40.3 points and a nation’s-worst 535.7 yards per game in the team’s first season under Kiffin. In fact, it’s rare that Ole Miss is facing a Big Ten opponent at all. They haven’t faced a team from that league since beating Nebraska in the 2002 Independence Bowl.
Coastal Carolina's Jamey Chadwell is AP coach of the year
FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2020, file photo, Coastal Carolina coach Jamey Chadwell waits to lead his team onto the field for an NCAA football game against Georgia State in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)Coastal Carolina’s Jamey Chadwell is The Associated Press college football coach of the year after leading the Chanticleers to a surprising, near-perfect season. UCF’s Scott Frost was AP coach of the year in 2017 and Gary Patterson won the first of his two AP awards with TCU in 2009 when the Horned Frogs were competing in the Mountain West. Chadwell came to Coastal Carolina in 2017 as offensive coordinator for former coach Joe Moglia after four successful season at FCS Charleston Southern. ___VotingJamey Chadwell, Coastal Carolina - 88 points (16 first-place votes).
AP All-Big Ten: Ohio State’s Fields, Jax native Wade earn honors
Fields led Ohio State to a 6-0 record and the No. Its only loss was 42-35 at Ohio State in a game that went down to the final play. u-QB — Justin Fields, Ohio State, 6-3, 228, Jr., Kennesaw, Georgia. CB — Shaun Wade, Ohio State, 6-1, 195, Sr., JacksonvilleS —Brandon Joseph, Northwestern, 6-1, 192, Fr., College Station, Texas. C — Josh Myers, Ohio State, 6-5, 312, Jr., Miamisburg, Ohio.
Tuttle, D lift No. 10 Indiana past No. 18 Wisconsin 14-6
Indiana tied a program record Saturday by earning its sixth Big Ten win of the season, joining the 1967 and 1987 teams. Tuttle also lost a fumble that led to a Wisconsin field goal. “He goes running into the locker so I’m thinking, I’m telling Dex (Dexter Williams), ‘OK, this is your time. Indiana entered the day with a Big Ten-leading 18 takeaways and used an early turnover to take the lead for good. Wisconsin had moved the ball to the Indiana 39 when Tiawan Mullen sacked Mertz and knocked the ball loose.
No. 13 Indiana finally finds way to beat No. 23 Michigan
23 Michigan 38-21 on Saturday for its first victory against the Wolverines in 33 years. “When we play a great team like that, we have to make sure we play great football. Indiana: The Hoosiers answered some questions about their ability to contend for a division title or conference championship. Indiana: After beating their first top-10 foe in 33 years, the Hoosiers made their second Top 25 appearance since 1994. Now, after blowing out Michigan, Indiana could be headed toward its first top-10 ranking since September 1969.
Indiana's OT gamble pay off in upset over No. 8 Penn State
Indiana quarterback Michael Penix Jr. (9) throws during the first half of an NCCAA college football game against Penn State, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. 8 Penn State — ending the Big Ten's longest streak of consecutive losses to Top 10 teams at 42. After Indiana failed to gain a first down after Sean Clifford threw a go-ahead 60-yard touchdown pass to Jahan Dotson with 2:30 left, coach Tom Allen instructed his defense to let Penn State score. SCARY SCENELess than two minutes into the fourth quarter, Penn State thought it had another turnover when receiver Miles Marshall fumbled at the end of a 17-yard completion. The penalty moved the ball to the Penn State 27 and set up Campbell for his second field goal.
Friends mourn ex-Indiana football player slain during unrest
Restaurant owner Michael Cranfill poses in front of sign on the restaurant's boarded up windows in Indianapolis, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 to honor his friend former Indiana University football player Chris Beaty. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)INDIANAPOLIS To those who knew former Indiana University football player Chris Beaty, it was no surprise that he would participate in a protest over the death of George Floyd. The news of the passing of Chris Beaty is just devastating, Indiana head football coach Tom Allen said in a statement. Since I returned home to coach at Indiana, Chris embraced me, encouraged me and supported me! His passion for life and Indiana Football energized me every time we were together.The school said Beaty had been president of Fresh Marketing LLC.
Retired officer, ex-college athlete among victims of unrest
It came on a violent night in St. Louis, which saw four officers shot, businesses burned and ransacked, and people pelting officers with rocks hours following a peaceful protest. Another officer shot back, and the suspects fled but were arrested. Near where the officer was wounded, police found a man shot to death and a handgun under his body. The owner of the pawn shop, who is white, was arrested in the death of Horton, a 43-year-old black man. ___OMAHA, NEBRASKAJames Scurlock, a 22-year-old black man, was killed Saturday after authorities said he tussled with the owner of two downtown bars.
1 arrested after 34 guns taken in smash-and-grab robbery of St. Augustine store
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - One of three suspects accused of stealing 34 guns in a smash-and-grab burglary in St. Augustine has been arrested, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office. Tom Allen, the owner of Top Gun Supply, told News4Jax that two semi-automatic rifles were among the weapons stolen from his gun store on Monday. There was literally glass everywhere.The guns stolen include 16 9 mm handguns and eight .45-caliber handguns. WATCH: Dozens of guns stolen from St. Johns County storeAllen opened his St. Augustine store almost three years ago but has owned his headquarters in Ohio for 14 years. His biggest fear was somebody getting hurt and he wanted the stolen guns found.
Would-be burglar foiled by singing fish
An unlikely hero saved the day at a bait shop in Minnesota. An attempted burglary at the Hooked on Fishing bait shop in Rochester apparently came to a screeching halt when the intruder was startled by a motion-activated singing fish, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported. The Big Mouth Billy Bass had been hung by the front door and would launch into "Take Me to the River" anytime someone came in the store. Police said nothing had been stolen, but that a pile of cash had been left in a "very visible spot." "I think he did his job and scared whoever it was right out of his tracks, and they ran," shop owner Tom Allen told Minneapolis TV station WCCO.