CrimsonCast Ep 518 - Michigan State Recap

October 22, 2017

Unfortunate times in IU football land, as the Hoosiers come up short in another winnable game, losing to Michigan State 17-9. Galen and Scott break down the game, focusing mainly on the conservatism of the playcalling, the problems with intanglbles, and another ace defensive performance in vain. They also examine the question of whether an easier future schedule will automatically equate to better offensive performances from the team. Finally, the guys take some questions and comments from social media.

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CrimsonCast Ep 517 - Hoosier Hysteria, Recruiting, and IU Football

October 19, 2017

Back at you with more CrimsonCast, This episode starts off with a detailed IU basketball conversation between Galen and Jordan Wells of The Hoosier, as we talk about Media Day reactions, preview Hoosier Hysteria, and talk about the latest in IU basketball recruiting. Then (29:30) we catch up with The Hoosier's Taylor Lehman to discuss IU football's matchup against Michigan State, including the challenges that IU faces in this contest and the things they need to do to compete for a rare victory in East Lansing.

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CrimsonCast Ep 516 - Michigan Review

October 15, 2017

On this late Sunday pod, the guys recap the Michigan game and discuss some of the concerns coming out of that game for bowl eligibility, "breaking through", and the worrying trend lines of the offense.

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Former IU All-American DB and P.A.C.E. Fitness owner/sports performance coach Eric Allen

October 13, 2017

Host Stu Jackson is joined by former IU All-American defensive back Eric Allen for Allen's thoughts on the program under head coach Tom Allen, the similarities between Coach Allen and former IU coach Bill Mallory, what he's been up to since his playing days ended and more. 

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CrimsonCast Ep 515 - Michigan Preview

October 13, 2017

On this rollicking edition of CrimsonCast, Galen is joined by TheHoosier.com's Stu Jackson and Taylor Lehman, and by IDS Sports director Cameron Drummond. We go in-depth on the IU-Michigan matchup, fielding questions from the audience about the difficult challenge IU's offense faces against Michigan's defense, looking at whether the Hoosier defense can finally generate turnovers, and talking about how special teams might be the deciding factor for both teams. We also discuss the depth chart at some key positions, and look at what IU's offense needs to do to generate yardage with Payton Ramsey under center.

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CrimsonCast Ep 514 - Mid-season review and First look at Michigan

October 12, 2017

On this episode of CrimsonCast, Galen is joined by longtime CrimsonCast contributor Evan Frederick, and we evaluate the 2017 IU football team at what is effectively the midway point of the season. We look at statistical comparisons between this year's team and previous iterations, talk about the changeover at quarterback, and discuss the reality of the schedule from this point onward. We also delve into the Michigan matchup somewhat, discussing what Michigan's offensive woes mean and whether IU's own offensive struggles can be overcome in a pivotal game for both teams.

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Talking IU Football Recruiting With Taylor Lehman

October 9, 2017

Jordan Wells is joined by football recruiting writer Taylor Lehman to talk IU's latest commitments, the class as a whole and more looking ahead to a big visitors weekend.

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CrimsonCast Ep 513 - Football Changes and Basketball Media Day

October 3, 2017

 

Galen and Scott match up for a combo football/basketball podcast, and there's a lot to talk about, starting with a focus on the Penn State game and whether the performance was disappointing, expected, or both. They move on to talking about the change in starting quarterback (19:25), whether it was the right time, and what it will mean moving forward. They then switch to basketball, and start off with a conversation about the FBI investigation into the NCAA, what to expect out of it, and what might change as a result. The final segment focuses entirely on Indiana basketball (49:15), as we talk about Media Day reaction, how the individual pieces of the IU roster might improve, how Archie Miller is getting back to basics, and why preseason prognostications for this team might be so low.

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Rivals Midwest Recruiting Analyst Josh Helmholdt On Peyton Ramsey As A High School Player

October 3, 2017

Host Stu Jackson is joined by Rivals Midwest Recruiting Analyst Josh Helmholdt for insight on the kind of player redshirt freshman and new IU starting quarterback Peyton Ramsey was out of high school. 

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CrimsonCast Ep 512 - Penn State football preview

September 29, 2017

We start off this preview podcast with Taylor Lehman of TheHoosier.com, as we discuss IU's injury situation, the oddity of last year's game, and what IU needs to do this year to have a shot at keeping it close against a top 5 opponent on the road. Galen is then joined by Scott Caulfield, and the focus turns to the team's mentality within the game, whether we can read anything into IU's competitive streak against top Big Ten competition, and what exactly would happen if IU pulls off the upset win. Be sure to hit us up with questions and comments on Twitter @CrimsonCast!

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