Zach Osterman sheds light on Kevin Wilson’s departure, mistreatment of injured players

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – On Thursday the news broke that Kevin Wilson would be resigning as the Indiana head football coach. The news was shocking at first, considering the massive improvement of the IU football program under head coach Kevin Wilson the last two seasons.

For the first time since 1991, the Hoosiers reached a bowl game in back-to-back seasons. As the media listened to Indiana athletic director explain the reason for Wilson’s resignation, it became clear it was not an on the field issue, it was off the field. Glass cited “philosophical differences” and his disapproval of coach Wilson’s leadership, as reasons for his departure.

On Sunday, our partner at the Indy Star, Zach Osterman revealed one player’s story of mistreatment during the 2015 season when he injured his back.

After the article was published Osterman spoke one-on-one with Indy Sports Central explaining that the issue with Wilson’s approach was the “demoralization of injured players.”