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Video: Quarterbacks embracing competition

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana quarterbacks Tre Roberson, Cameron
Coffman and Nate Sudfeld each took snaps under center in 2012. The trio
is embracing its competition this spring and pushing each other to be
the best they can be both on and off the field.
Roberson, Coffman and Sudfeld spoke with Jeremy Gray about
their relationship.
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Roberson started the first two games last year before he
suffered a broken leg in game two and received a medical redshirt. The
redshirt sophomore completed 26-of-36 (72.2 percent) for 280 yards with
a career-long 71-yard touchdown and one rushing score in the team's
season-opening win over Indiana State.
He rushed for 114 yards with a career-long 50-yard TD to go
along with a 39-yard touchdown before the injury in the Hoosiers
victory at Massachusetts. Roberson also threw for 88 yards with one
score in just over a quarter of action.
Coffman started 10 games and completed 247-of-407 (60.7
percent) for
2,734 yards with 15 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. The junior
finished third on IU's single-season lists in completion percentage,
fourth in passing yards, completions and attempts, sixth in passing TDs
and seventh in total offense.
He ranked second in the Big Ten in passing yards per game,
completions
and attempts, third in passing yards, tied for third in passing scores
and fourth in total offense. Coffman collected three 300-yard games
(454, 348 and 315), recorded five multi-touchdown games (three twice)
and posted three games with 30-plus completions and four-games with
45-plus attempts.
Sudfeld earned honorable mention BTN.com All-Big Ten Freshman
team honors. He became the third true freshman quarterback in IU
history to play (Tim Clifford - 1977, Tre Roberson - 2011).
The Modesto, Calif., native threw for 632 yards, completed
51-of-82
(62.2 percent) and tossed seven touchdowns with just one interception
in seven games. Sudfeld was named co-Big Ten Freshman of the Week
following the Ball State game.
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