1975 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1975 Indiana Hoosiers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1975 record 2-8-1 (1-6-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Lee Corso
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,324)
Seasons
« 1974 1976 »
1975 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Ohio State 8 0 0     11 1 0
#8 Michigan 7 1 0     8 2 2
Michigan State 4 4 0     7 4 0
Illinois 4 4 0     5 6 0
Purdue 4 4 0     4 7 0
Wisconsin 3 4 1     4 6 1
Minnesota 3 5 0     6 5 0
Iowa 3 5 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Indiana 1 6 1     2 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1975 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented Indiana University in the 1975 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Hoosiers offense only scored 104 points while the defense allowed 254 points.

Season[edit]

  • Hoosiers basketball player Quinn Buckner played on the team as a defensive back.
  • In the Old Brass Spittoon, the Hoosiers lost to Michigan State by a score of 14-6.
  • In the Old Oaken Bucket, the Hoosiers lost to Purdue by a score of 9-7.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 13 Minnesota Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 20-14   35,954
September 20 at #6 Nebraska* Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 0-45   76,022
September 27 Utah* Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN W 31-7   32,864
October 4 at North Carolina State* Carter StadiumRaleigh, NC L 0-27   39,700
October 11 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 0-30   27,800
October 18 Iowa Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN L 10-20   32,441
October 25 at #7 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 7-55   93,857
November 1 at #1 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 12-24   87,835
November 8 Michigan State Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN (Old Brass Spittoon) L 6-14   31,930
November 15 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI T 9-9   65,317
November 22 Purdue Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) L 7-9   43,455
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

[1]

Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Greg McGuire Tackle 6 181 Dallas Cowboys
John Jordan Defensive Tackle 8 221 New York Giants
Donnie Thomas Linebacker 11 298 New England Patriots
Quinn Buckner Defensive Back 14 393 Washington Redskins

[2]

  • Defensive Back Quinn Buckner would go on to have a career in the National Basketball Association.[3]

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