Indiana had a memorable 2019 season. The Hoosiers got to eight wins, finishing the regular season at 8-4 and was a part of the AP top 25 for the first time in over 25 years.

There was plenty to celebrate.

But in the Gator Bowl, against Tennessee, Indiana led 22-9 with five minutes to play. The Volunteers then scored 14 unanswered points, sending the Hoosiers home with a loss. They end the season with three losses in their last four games.

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After the heartbreaking defeat, Indiana freshman defensive back Tiawan Mullen made a statement letting fans know that next year will be different:

Not only is Indiana getting back to a bowl game next year — that’s not a question — but the Hoosiers are going to close it out, too. Coach Tom Allen has something positive going in Bloomington. Indiana is a program on the rise.

The next step? Closing out its postseason game with a victory and becoming a major player in the Big Ten East division.