1979 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1979 Indiana Hoosiers football
Team Photo of the 1979 Holiday Bowl
Holiday Bowl Champions
Holiday Bowl, W 38-37 vs. BYU
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #16
AP #19
1979 record 8-4 (5-3 Big Ten)
Head coach Lee Corso
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,324)
Seasons
« 1978 1980 »
1979 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/4 Ohio State 8 0 0     11 1 0
#10/10 Purdue 7 1 0     10 2 0
#18/19 Michigan 6 2 0     8 4 0
#19/16 Indiana 5 3 0     8 4 0
Iowa 4 4 0     5 6 0
Minnesota 3 5 1     4 6 1
Michigan State 3 5 0     5 6 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0     4 7 0
Illinois 1 6 1     2 8 1
Northwestern 0 9 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1979 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented Indiana University in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Hoosiers offense scored 314 points while the defense conceded 252 points.

Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA W 30-26   59,780
September 15 Vanderbilt* Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 44-13   30,685
September 22 Kentucky* Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN W 18-10   45,920
September 29 Colorado* Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN L 16-17   36,160
October 6 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 3-0   74,188
October 13 at #8 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 6-47   87,521
October 20 Northwestern Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN W 30-0   30,086
October 27 at #10 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 21-27   104,832
November 3 Minnesota Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN W 42-24   35,507
November 10 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 45-14   30,874
November 17 #12 Purdue Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) L 21-37   53,202
December 21 vs. #9 BYU* San Diego StadiumSan Diego, CA (Holiday Bowl) {{{tv}}} W 38-37   52,200
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Mike Friede Wide Receiver 3 62 Detroit Lions

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Awards and honors[edit]

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