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Indiana to start Coffman at QB vs. Northwestern

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BLOOMINGTON, IN -

Indiana coach Kevin Wilson says Cameron Coffman will be the starting quarterback Saturday at Northwestern.

Coffman started Indiana's Sept. 15 game against Ball State but left with a hip pointer. Freshman Nate Sudfeld replaced him and threw two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter before Ball State drove for a game-winning field goal in the closing seconds of a 41-39 win.

Coffman completed 24 of 35 passes for 251 yards and two touchdowns against Ball State, then took advantage of Indiana's off week to recover.

Wilson said Sudfeld, who was named Big Ten co-freshman of the week after the Ball State game, also would play against Northwestern.

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