1946 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1946 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1946 record6–3 (4–2 Big Ten)
Head coachBo McMillin (13th season)
MVPPete Pihos
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →
1946 Big Nine football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Illinois $ 6 1 0     8 2 0
No. 6 Michigan 5 1 1     6 2 1
No. 20 Indiana 4 2 0     6 3 0
Iowa 3 3 0     5 4 0
Minnesota 3 4 0     5 4 0
Ohio State 2 3 1     4 3 2
Northwestern 2 3 1     4 4 1
Wisconsin 2 5 0     4 5 0
Purdue 0 5 1     2 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1946 Big Ten Conference football season. The Hoosiers played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by Bo McMillin, in his 13th year as head coach of the Hoosiers. Fullback Pete Pihos was named the team's most valuable player.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 21Cincinnati*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 6–15-
September 28at MichiganL 0–2174,600
October 5at MinnesotaW 21–053,648
October 12Illinois
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 14–727,000
October 19IowaNo. 18
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 0–13-
October 26at Nebraska*W 27–7-
November 2Pittsburgh*No. 20
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 20–6-
November 9at No. 17 NorthwesternW 7–6-
November 23at PurdueW 34–20-
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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1947 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
John Cannady Center 3 22 New York Giants
Ben Raimondi Back 6 41 Chicago Cardinals
Bob "Hunchy" Hoernschemeyer Back 11 94 New York Giants
Bob Ravensburg End 17 150 Chicago Cardinals

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pete Pihos Named I. U.'s Most Valuable". The Kokomo Tribune. United Press. November 29, 1946. p. 17. Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  2. ^ "1946 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  3. ^ "1947 NFL Draft". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved November 3, 2015.