Indiana's 'All-Century' team: Best lineup since 2000

With a couple of more weeks left until talking season -- Big Ten media days -- we're scrambling for actual football discussion. So, to borrow an idea from our pals at the Pac-12 blog, we're putting together the "All-Century" teams for every Big Ten school.

The current century only contains 15 years of data -- and you can argue technicalities about whether 2000 is actually a part of this century, but let's keep it simple. These are the best lineups consisting of players who have played since 2000. We'll go in alphabetical order, starting with the Indiana Hoosiers:


QB Nate Sudfeld: He just completed his Hoosiers career and finished as the school's all-time leader in passing yards and touchdowns, with the second-best completion percentage ever in the program.

RB Tevin Coleman: Who can forget his 2,000-yard season in 2014? He even got two first-place Heisman Trophy votes.

WR James Hardy: He holds most of Indiana's all-time receiving records and was such a good athlete that he also played basketball for two seasons.

WR Cody Latimer: A big, fast, physical receiver, Latimer recorded more than 2,000 career receiving yards before becoming a second-round NFL draft pick.

WR Courtney Roby: Hardy broke most of the records Roby established a few years earlier.

TE Ted Bolser: He caught 15 touchdown passes in 47 career games as a true receiving weapon at tight end.

OL Jason Spriggs: A first-team All-American last year and a second-round draft pick by the Green Bay Packers, Spriggs is one of the top linemen in Indiana history.

OL Dan Feeney: He's a senior on this year's team, but he already has earned first-team All-America honors.

OL Isaac Sowells: He was an anchor on the Hoosiers' line from 2002-05.

OL James Brewer: The longtime right tackle was a fourth-round NFL draft pick.

OL Roger Saffold: A four-year starter and All-Big Ten performer, he went on to a successful pro career.

AP Antwaan Randle El: Don't worry, we didn't forget about him. The do-it-all quarterback slots nicely as an all-purpose player on this team and would be a matchup nightmare for opponents.


DL Jammie Kirlew: He's among the school's all-time leaders in sacks (23) and tackles for loss (52.5)

DL Greg Middleton: He was an All-American as a sophomore, finishing with a national-best 16 sacks.

DL Adam Replogle: A lineup mainstay, Replogle started 47 straight games and was a two-time team captain.

DL Jodie Clemons: His 12 tackles for loss in 2003 was one of the highest totals by a Hoosier this century.

LB Kyle Killion: He ranked sixth in career tackles with 323 upon the completion of his Hoosiers career.

LB Justin Smith: He earned All-Big Ten honors in 2000 and 2001.

LB Matt Mayberry: Started the final 24 games of his career at middle linebacker and led the team in tackles both years.

DB Tracy Porter: His 16 career interceptions are second most in school history, and he's still playing in the NFL.

DB Herana-Daze Jones: A four-year starter, Jones finished with 342 career tackles and was second-team All-Big Ten as a senior.

DB Greg Heban: He started 38 games and finished with nine career interceptions and 275 tackles.

DB Will Meyers: The 2004 Big Ten defensive freshman of the year, Meyers also grabbed an interception to seal a 2006 win over Iowa.


K Austin Starr: A Lou Groza Award finalist, Starr is most remembered for his kick to beat Purdue and send Indiana to a bowl in 2007.

P Tyson Beattie: His career mark of 41.1 yards per punt is fourth-best in school history.

KR Lance Bennett: He averaged 30 yards per return in 2003.