You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Eyeing IU

  • Hoosiers add high school center
    Indiana took a step toward addressing the loss of Noah Vonleh on Friday night by receiving a commitment from high school center Jeremiah April.
  • Video: offensive coordinator Kevin Johns
      Hoosiers offensive coordinator Kevin Johns meets with media after the Cream and Crimson spring game on April 12.
  • Video: D-coordinator Brian Knorr
      Indiana defensive coordinator Brian Knorr meets with media after the Cream and Crimson spring game on April 12.

Chappell earns community honor

Indiana quarterback Ben Chappell has been named to the 2010 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, honoring off-the-field community achievements in college football. He is one of the 22 athletes chosen nationally out of 112 nominees.

Chappell is the second Hoosier in as many years to receive recognition for the award. Jammie Kirlew earned the honor last year.

As a member of the team's Leadership Council, he played a large role in organizing the program's two community initiatives - visiting Riley's Children's Hospital in Indianapolis and welcoming the Bloomington Boys & Girls Club to Memorial Stadium each season. He has also volunteered each of the last three years at the Coach Hep Cancer Challenge.

"This is an outstanding and well-deserved honor for Ben," Indiana coach Bill Lynch said in a statement. "He is a special young man and his contributions to our program and Indiana University are immeasurable. We are extremely proud as a program to have had Ben and Jammie on this team in back-to-back seasons."