Indiana seeks signature win in opener against No. 8 Penn St.
FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, Indiana head coach Tom Allen is seen on the sidelines during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa, in Bloomington, Ind. The Big Ten will start playing football at what normally would be midseason. The coronavirus pandemic limited or eliminated most spring practices. Positive COVID-19 tests and precautions, along with uncertainty about whether there would even be a season, caused disruptions in summer workouts and preseason practices. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2019, file photo, Indiana coach Tom Allen watches the second quarter of the team's NCAA college football game against Penn State in State College, Pa. The Indiana Hoosiers took some big steps in rebranding their football program last season. Now they're looking to build on the momentum. After heir first eight-win season and first winning conference record since 1993 and ending the longest Top 25 drought by a power-five conference school, Indiana starts this season chasing a rare upset of No. 8 Penn State. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger, File)
FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 file photo, Penn State head coach James Franklin leads his team onto the field for an NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh in State College, Pa. The Indiana Hoosiers took some big steps in rebranding their football program last season. Now they're looking to build on the momentum. Penn State coach James Franklin and others around the league have watched Indiana's steady progression. They believe a cadre of offensive playmakers coupled with an experienced defense could put Indiana on the cusp of a breakthrough.(AP Photo/Barry Reeger, File)