Hoosiers hoping stability leads to big turnaround

Indiana looks for a fresh start

Indiana can finally turn the page on coach Kevin Wilson’s first season and start fresh in 2012.

The groans and complaints that permeated last season’s locker room and the players who didn’t want to be around are gone. The Hoosiers have a new attitude that focuses on team goals rather than individual ones.

Players believe with more guys buying into Wilson’s offensive and defensive systems, things will be different when the season opens Sept. 1 against Indiana State.

Wilson has an incumbent starter at quarterback, Tre Roberson, an experienced second quarterback in junior-college transfer Cameron Coffman, and his top three runners and seven of the top nine receivers back from 2011.

Also back are eight starters on a defense that must improve in 2012.