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Larry Black, Jr.

  • Indiana Hoosiers

  • Year: Senior

As a Recruit: Black, Jr. was recruited from Wyoming (Cincinnati, OH) class of 2008. He committed to Indiana on 6/26/2007. He was recruited by Mike Yeager .





  • Five bold predictions for 2013

    Five bold predictions for 2013

    As we continue to wrap up Indiana's spring season, staff writer Zach Osterman offers five bold predictions for the coming 2013 season, on what to expect from the Hoosiers. More

  • Column: Defense an offseason focus

    Column: Defense an offseason focus

    WEST LAFAYETTE — Just as it did in September — and October — Indiana confronted a familiar obstacle to growth in West Lafayette on the final afternoon of the 2012 season. More

  • Wins and losses: Week 10

    Wins and losses: Week 10

    Indiana's two-game win streak is replaced by a battle for the top spot in the Leaders Division. Look back at how IU got here, in this week's Wins and Losses. More

  • Senior DTs cue defensive turnaround

    Senior DTs cue defensive turnaround

    There are no complicated explanations for IU’s performance up front defensively in the last two weeks. There are simply three sometimes unblockable seniors, leading the way. More

  • 'Hungry' d-line takes positives

    'Hungry' d-line takes positives

    Mark Hagen wants a “greedy” defensive line. Even after a five-sack performance against Indiana State, Indiana's defensive tackles coach sees room for improvement. More


Tied with defensive tackle Adam Replogle for the team lead with 15.5 career tackles for loss.

2011 (Junior): Started all 12 games ... collected 47 tackles and 1.5 sacks ... tied for third on the team with 5.5 tackles for loss (30 yards) ... recorded at least five stops in six games ... matched a career-high with six tackles in addition to a half-sack and one TFL at No. 4 Wisconsin ... made 1.5 tackles for loss with five stops against Penn State ... added five tackles with one TFL against Northwestern and Purdue ... registered one sack at Ohio State ... Ohio State game captain.

2010 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 games with four starts ... made 15 tackles with one sack, 2.5 tackles for loss and three quarterback hurries ... blocked a field goal at No. 2 Ohio State ... opened season with two QB hurries and a half-TFL in win over Towson ... recorded sack against No. 15 Iowa.

2009 Honors: Earned a spot on the Sporting News freshman All-America and All-Big Ten teams ... Freshman All-America honorable mention selection.

2009 (Freshman): Started all 12 of the team's games ... finished fourth on the team with 7.5 tackles for loss (27 yards), which ranked second among freshmen defensive tackles and shared third among all freshmen in the Big Ten ... closed out the season with 29 tackles, 14 solo, 1.5 sacks, one fumble recovery, two quarterback hurries and one pass breakup ... posted one sack and two TFLs in first collegiate game vs. Eastern Kentucky ... made four tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss at No. 23 Michigan ... collected four stops with one TFL vs. No. 9 Ohio State ... added one tackle for loss and two quarterback hurries at No. 7 Iowa ... recorded a half-sack, one fumble recovery and two tackles in victory over Illinois ... garnered a career-high six tackles at No. 19 Penn State.

2008: Redshirted the 2008 season ... named scout team player of the week following the Wisconsin game.

Prep/Personal: Defensive tackle for head coach Bernie Barre at Wyoming High School ... all-state, all-city and first team all-league selection ... selected to play in the North-South Ohio All-Star Game and collected Anthony Munoz Lineman of the Year honor ... team captain and MVP recorded 73 tackles in 2007 ... Prep Star All-Midwest Region selection ... four-year letterwinner and honor roll student ... parents are Larry, Sr., and Tampala Black ... born on Dec. 1, 1989, Larry Black, Jr., is a recreational sport management major.


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