“Obviously, it’s been a rough season with all the injuries. But I’m hopeful.”
The Irish just couldn’t keep up with the blistering Buckeyes after losing linebacker Jaylon Smith.
The Colts put Whalen on the season-ending injured reserve list on Dec. 21.
Both Andrew Luck and Matt Hasselbeck have been ruled out for Sunday’s game.
Sources tells Wells that Colts general manager Ryan Grigson will be retained through at least the coaching search.
Luck will miss his seventh straight game since being diagnosed with a lacerated kidney and a partially torn abdominal muscle.
Allen had started 12 of the 13 games he played in this season.
Backup Matt Hasselbeck said he feels better than expected after hurting his throwing shoulder in last weekend’s victory at Miami.
Pagano also talked about his future with the Colts which has been under speculation for much of the 2015 season.
Latham is the second Indiana player this week to leave early.
Against Purdue, Wisconsin had trouble getting good looks before the end of the 30-second shot clock.
Caroling in the halls of Riley to the children has become an annual tradition started by owner Jim Isray.
The Colts also added linebacker Amarlo Herrera from the practice squad.
Indiana’s win ended Atlanta’s six-game winning streak.