1973 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1973 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers Logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1973 record 2–9 (0–8 Big Ten)
Head coach Lee Corso (1st year)
Captain Ken Starling
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,324)
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Ohio State + 7 0 1     10 0 1
#6 Michigan + 7 0 1     10 0 1
Minnesota 6 2 0     7 4 0
Illinois 4 4 0     5 6 0
Michigan State 4 4 0     5 6 0
Purdue 4 4 0     5 6 0
Northwestern 4 4 0     4 7 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0     4 7 0
Indiana 0 8 0     2 9 0
Iowa 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1973 Big Ten Conference football season. The Hoosiers played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by Lee Corso, in his first year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 15 Illinois Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 14–28   51,433
September 22 at Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ L 10–26   38,643
September 29 Kentucky* Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN (Bourbon Barrel) W 17–3   51,523
October 6 at No. 20 West Virginia* Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 28–14   37,000
October 13 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 3–24   37,710
October 20 No. 1 Ohio Statedagger Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN L 7–37   53,183
October 27 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 7–31   66,365
November 3 at No. 4 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 13–49   76,432
November 10 Northwestern Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN L 20–21   41,053
November 17 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI (Old Brass Spittoon) L 9–10   50,116
November 24 Purdue Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) L 23–28   44,789
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Roster[edit]

Staff[edit]

Head Coach: Lee Corso

Assistants: Howard Brown, Pete Compise, Jim Gruden, Hal Hunter, Jim Johnson, Bob Otolski, Ray Shands, Trent Walters, Morris Watts, Timmy Redebaugh

Game summaries[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Passing[edit]

Player Comp Att Yards TD INT
Willie Jones 76 135 881 5

Rushing[edit]

Player Att Yards TD
Ken Starling 180 676 2

Receiving[edit]

Player Rec Yards TD
Trent Smock 36 505 5

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Awards[edit]

All-Big Ten (1st Team)

  • Bill Armstrong, SE
  • John Babcock, C
  • Chuck Sukurs, C
  • Jim Wenzel, P

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1973 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1973 Homecoming". Indiana Arbutus (yearboook). Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b 2010 Indiana football media guide