Indiana names QB Peyton Ramsey starter, benches Richard Lagow

Indiana has a new starting quarterback. Peyton Ramsey is taking over the role for Richard Lagow.

Hoosiers coach Tom Allen announced the change on Monday.

Indiana has struggled on offense at times during a 2-2 start to the season. But Ramsey has been more efficient when he’s on the field. Ramsey has thrown as many touchdown passes as Lagow and two fewer interceptions. Ramsey also adds another dimension on the ground with 117 rushing yards.

Ramey’s first game as the starter will be this Saturday against Charleston Southern.

Indiana QB change: Peyton Ramsey new starter

  • Peyton Ramsey: 29-for-48 (60 percent), 316 passing yards, 4 touchdowns, 1 interception; 117 rushing yards, TD
  • Richard Lagow: 58-for-103 (56 percent), 661 passing yards, 4 touchdowns, 3 interceptions

In the Hoosiers 45-14 loss to No. 4 Penn State, Lagow passed for 97 yards while completing 7 of 15 attempts. Ramsey was 8-for-17 for 78 yards with 1 touchdown and 1 interception while rushing for 53 yards.

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