One of our weekly features in our postgame coverage is to take a look back at how Indiana’s true freshmen performed in Saturday’s game.
Multiple Hoosier freshmen saw action against North Texas for the fifth game in a row.
Tegray Scales recorded four tackles and an interception. The interception set up the first scoring drive of the game for the Hoosiers.
Devine Redding finished with seven carries for 39 yards and a touchdown. He also fumbled inside the 10 on one of the Hoosiers’ drives, but Nate Sudfeld recovered it. Redding picked up 22 of his 39 yards when he replaced Roberts toward the end of the game.
Jordan Fuchs had one catch for 12 yards and a touchdown, the first of his career.
Donovan Clark tied with Michael Hunter for a Hoosiers team-high with six tackles.
Chris Covington replaced Sudfeld with IU up 18 with 4:03 remaining, leading the Hoosiers to a touchdown on their final drive. Covington did not attempt a single pass on the drive, but he did have three carries for 44 yards.
Kiante Walton recorded two tackles and saw playing time on defense.
Greg Gooch had one tackle as he also saw playing time on defense.
J-Shun Harris finished with one catch for eight yards. He left the game in the first quarter with an undisclosed injury and did not return. In the postgame press conference, IU head coach Kevin Wilson said Harris had “concussion-like symptoms” and will be evaluated.
Dominqiue Booth received most of his playing time at the end of the game.
Simmie Cobbs also received the majority of his playing time toward the end of the game.
Tony Fields played sparingly and did not record any tackles.
Robert McCray III played sparingly on defense as well, recording zero tackles.