Originally Posted by WVRed
The problem is trying to convince recruits to stay home and play for the Hoosiers when you have the following problems:
1. Basketball overshadows football. As a Kentucky fan I can tell you this one hurts.
2. Indiana isn't the most popular football school in the state right now. That title would belong to Notre Dame, but given the academics at ND, you might get some kids who couldn't make the grades there.
3. Other prestigious schools can usually scoop up the top talent. Whoever this coach is needs to find the best players available to fit the system.
Best of luck to IU and I hope this works out.
I always figured the problem was there weren't many decent football players in Indiana. Have they missed out on in state talent recently?