2010 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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2010 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers Logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
2010 record 5–7 (1–7 Big Ten)
Head coach Bill Lynch
Offensive coordinator Matt Canada
Offensive scheme Spread
Pistol
Defensive coordinator Bobby Johnson
Base defense 4-3
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,959)
Seasons
« 2009 2011 »
2010 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#7 Wisconsin §   7 1         11 2  
#5 Ohio State   0* 1         0* 1  
#14 Michigan State §   7 1         11 2  
Iowa   4 4         8 5  
Illinois   4 4         7 6  
Penn State   0* 4         0* 6  
Michigan   3 5         7 6  
Northwestern   3 5         7 6  
Purdue   2 6         4 8  
Minnesota   2 6         3 9  
Indiana   1 7         5 7  
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
§ – Conference co-champions
  • *All wins for Ohio State (12-1, 7-1) and Penn State (7-6, 4-4) in the 2010 season are vacated
    As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll[1][2]

The 2010 Indiana Hoosiers football team competed in football on behalf of Indiana University during the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS football season. As members of the Big Ten Conference, the Hoosiers were coached by Bill Lynch and played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. They finished the season 5–7, 1–7 in Big Ten play. Head Coach Bill Lynch was fired November 28, 2010, despite having won the team's last game of the season against rival Purdue University the previous day.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 7:30 PM Towson* Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN BTN W 51–17   35,242
September 18 5:00 PM at Western Kentucky* Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith StadiumBowling Green, KY BTN W 38–21   20,772
September 25 7:00 PM Akron* Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN BTN W 35–20   42,258
October 2 3:30 PM #19 Michigan Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN ESPNU L 35–42   52,929
October 9 12:00 PM at #2 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN L 10–38   105,291
October 16 12:00 PM Arkansas State*dagger Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN ESPNU W 36–34   40,480
October 23 12:00 PM at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL BTN L 13–43   53,550
October 30 12:00 PM Northwestern Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN BTN L 17–20   37,818
November 6 12:00 PM #15 Iowa Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN BTN L 13–18   42,991
November 13 12:00 PM at #5 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN2 L 20–83   80,477[3]
November 20 12:00 PM vs. Penn State FedEx FieldLandover, MD BTN L 24–41   78,790
November 27 12:00 PM at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Battle for the Old Oaken Bucket) BTN W 34–31 OT  50,136
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Regular Season[edit]

Towson[edit]

Towson at Indiana
1 2 3 4 Total
Towson 0 14 0 3 17
Indiana 17 21 10 3 51
  • Date: September 2
  • Location: Memorial Stadium
    Bloomington, IN
  • Game start: 7:31 EST
  • Elapsed time: 3:09
  • Game attendance: 35,242
  • Game weather: Partly Cloudy, 83° F, Wind: SSW 8 MPH



Western Kentucky[edit]

Indiana at Western Kentucky
1 2 3 4 Total
Indiana 0 17 14 7 38
Western Kentucky 7 0 0 14 21



Akron[edit]

Akron at Indiana
1 2 3 4 Total
Akron 3 10 0 7 20
Indiana 14 14 7 0 35



Michigan[edit]

#19 Michigan at Indiana
1 2 3 4 Total
#19 Michigan 14 7 14 7 42
Indiana 7 14 7 7 35



Ohio State[edit]

Indiana at #2 Ohio State
1 2 3 4 Total
Indiana 0 0 3 7 10
#2 Ohio State 14 17 7 0 38
  • Date: October 9
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
    Columbus, OH
  • Game start: 12:02 EST
  • Elapsed time: 3:07
  • Game attendance: 105,291
  • Game weather: Clear, 70°F, Wind: W 1 MPH



Arkansas State[edit]

Arkansas State at Indiana
1 2 3 4 Total
Arkansas State 7 7 0 20 34
Indiana 3 9 7 17 36



Illinois[edit]

Indiana at Illinois
1 2 3 4 Total
Indiana 7 3 3 0 13
Illinois 10 17 2 14 43
  • Date: October 23
  • Location: Memorial Stadium
    Champaign, IL
  • Game start: 11:01 CST
  • Elapsed time: 3:18
  • Game attendance: 53,550
  • Game weather: Cloudy, 66°F, Wind: SSE 8 MPH



Northwestern[edit]

Northwestern at Indiana
1 2 3 4 Total
Northwestern 0 10 7 3 20
Indiana 3 7 0 7 17
  • Date: October 30
  • Location: Memorial Stadium
    Bloomington, IN
  • Game start: 12:01 EST
  • Elapsed time: 3:24
  • Game attendance: 37,818
  • Game weather: Clear, 51°F, Wind: SSW 13 MPH



Iowa[edit]

#15 Iowa at Indiana
1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Iowa 3 3 3 9 18
Indiana 3 3 7 0 13



Wisconsin[edit]

Indiana at #5 Wisconsin
1 2 3 4 Total
Indiana 7 3 3 7 20
#5 Wisconsin 10 28 21 24 83
  • Date: November 13
  • Location: Camp Randall Stadium
    Madison, WI
  • Game start: 11:01 CST
  • Elapsed time: 3:04
  • Game attendance: 80,477
  • Game weather: Light Rain, 48°F, Wind: E 8 MPH



Penn State[edit]

Indiana at Penn State
1 2 3 4 Total
Indiana 0 14 10 0 24
Penn State 7 10 14 10 41



Purdue[edit]

Indiana at Purdue
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Indiana 7 7 7 10 3 34
Purdue 14 7 7 3 0 31

Notes

  • Indiana beat Purdue in West Lafayette for the first time since 1996.
  • Indiana snaps a 12-game Big Ten losing streak and a 15-game conference road losing streak.
  • Ben Chappell breaks the single-season school record for passing yardage with 3,295 (3,043 - Kellen Lewis, 2007).

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