On Sunday the IU football program held a draft to determine the rosters for the 2017 Cream & Crimson Spring Game. Below is the official release from IUHoosiers.com on the draft and how it unfolded. There are also links to the rosters for both teams, as well as video of Coach Tom Allen announcing the draft picks for each squad.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The rosters are set for Thursday's Cream & Crimson Spring Game, which will kick off at 7:06 p.m. ET inside Memorial Stadium. BTN2Go will broadcast the game live, while BTN will air the contest on tape delay at 9:30 p.m.
Team Cream is led by head coach Mike DeBord (OC/TE/OL) and assistants Noah Joseph (Defensive Coordinator/S/CB), Mike Hart (RB), William Inge (LB), Nick Sheridan (QB/WR), Pat Kuntz (DL), Jeff McInerney (ST) and Kasey Teegardin.
Team Crimson is guided by head coach Mark Hagen (DC/DL) and assistants Grant Heard (OC/WR/TE), Darren Hiller (OL), Brandon Shelby (S/CB), Billy Cosh (QB/RB), Jim Nelson (LB), Ryan McInerney (ST) and Sean Fisher.
Prior to the 2017 Cream & Crimson Spring Game Draft, Team Cream signed fifth-year senior quarterback Richard Lagow and senior defensive lineman Robert McCray III to free agent contracts.
Team Crimson added senior tight end Ian Thomas and sophomore husky Marcelino Ball as free agents.
IU head coach Tom Allen served as the draft's commissioner, which was held on Sunday, April 9. Results from the draft are listed below:
Team Cream – Simmie Cobbs, Jr. (No. 1), Hunter Littlejohn (No. 4), Kiante Walton (No. 6), Simon Stepaniak (No. 8), Ja'Merez Bowen (No. 10), Isaac James (No. 12)
Team Crimson – Tegray Scales (No. 2), Taysir Mack (No. 3), Wes Martin (No. 5), Greg Gooch (No. 7), Brandon Knight (No. 9), Jacob Robinson (No. 11)
Team Cream – Andre Brown, Jr., Jerome Johnson, Mackenzie Nworah, Ryan Smith, Grayson Stover, Nile Sykes
Team Crimson – Mike Barwick, Jr., Tom Bolstad, Rashard Fant, Nick Ramacca, Peyton Ramsey, Alex Rodriguez
Team Cream – Delroy Baker, Ricky Brookins, Gavin Everett, Tyler Green, Juan Harris, Griffin Oakes
Team Crimson – Coy Cronk, Austin Dorris, Tony Fields, A'Shon Riggins, Allen Stallings IV, Luke Timian
Team Cream – Shaun Bonner, Jonathan Crawford, Chase Dutra, Jonah Morris, T.J. Simmons, Brandon Wilson
Team Crimson – Phil Benker, Khalil Bryant, Jameel Cook, Jr., Chris Gajcak, Austin King, Omari Stringer