Game Notes: Michigan Week

There was a definite Tevin Coleman flavor to the Game Notes released by Indiana Media Relations this week for the Michigan game on Saturday. Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. ET at the Big House.

Indiana media relations put out Game Notes Monday for this week’s game with Michigan. Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. ET in the Big House.

Setting The Scene

•Indiana (3-4, 0-3 B1G East) travels to Michigan (3-5, 1-3 B1G East) for the second straight season on Saturday, Nov. 1. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. EDT at Michigan Stadium (109,901; FieldTurf) on BTN.

•The Wolverines defeated the Hoosiers, 63-47, on Oct. 19 one year ago.

The Coaches

Kevin Wilson is in his fourth season as Indiana head coach. The Hoosiers have improved their win total in each of his three years and have posted the most wins in back-to-back Big Ten seasons (2012-13) since 2006-07.

•Brady Hoke is 29-18 (.617) in his fourth season as Michigan head coach. Hoke served as head coach at Ball State (2003-08) and San Diego State (2009-10) and carries an overall record of 76-68 (.528).

Tevin’s Top 10

Tevin Coleman is 1st nationally in rushing yards P/G (170.3), rushing yards P/C (8.83, min. 100) and yards from scrimmage P/G (190.3), 2nd in all-purpose yards (1,332), all-purpose yards P/G (190.3) and yards from scrimmage (1,332), 3rd in rushing yards (1,192), T-9th in rushing TDs (11) and T-11th in total TDs (11) in 2014.

•The junior running back is on pace to rush for over 2,000 yards (2,044), a feat that has only been accomplished five times in Big Ten history. Ron Dayne holds the conference mark with 2,109 in 1996.

•A candidate for the Doak Walker and Maxwell Awards, he is also on pace to break Mike Rozier’s FBS record of 7.81 yards per carry (min. 215) set in his Heisman Trophy winning 1983 season.

•Coleman’s career average of 7.5 only trails Melvin Gordon (7.9) and his 123.11 all-purpose yards per game are eighth among active FBS players.

•He has recorded nine straight 100-yard games, the longest streak in the nation and in Indiana history. Coleman is the only running back in the country to rush for 100 yards in each game this season.

•The Tinley Park, Ill., native shares the national lead with seven 100-yard games and is tied for second with four 150-yarders and two 200-yarders.

•Coleman tops the country in 20- (7), 30- (6) and 40- (5), is tied for first in 60- (3), and is tied for second in 50- (3) and 70-yard (2) touchdown runs.

•He became the fastest Hoosier to 1,000 yards, reaching the milestone on his 120th carry of the season in game six, and the 10th (15th time) to rush for the milestone in a single season.

•Coleman saw his 15-game scoring streak snapped vs. No. 8 Michigan State. It marked the longest streak in the country and in school history, surpassing Anthony Thompson’s previous mark of 12 (1988-89).

•With his 132 yards on 15 carries (8.8 average) against the Spartans, Coleman became the first rusher to go over 100 yards against MSU in 2014 and the first since the 2013 Big Ten Championship on Dec. 7.

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