1991 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1991 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers Logo.svg
Copper Bowl Champions
Copper Bowl, W 24-0 vs. Baylor
Conference Big Ten Conference
1991 record 7-4-1 (5-3 Big Ten)
Head coach Bill Mallory
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,324)
Seasons
« 1990 1992 »
1991 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Michigan $ 8 0 0     10 2 0
#10 Iowa 7 1 0     10 1 1
Ohio State 5 3 0     8 4 0
Indiana 5 3 0     7 4 1
Illinois 4 4 0     6 6 0
Purdue 3 5 0     4 7 0
Michigan State 3 5 0     3 8 0
Wisconsin 2 6 0     5 6 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Minnesota 1 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1991 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented Indiana University in the 1991 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. The Hoosiers played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by Bill Mallory, in his eighth year as head coach of the Hoosiers. The Hoosiers participated in the Copper Bowl, in a post-season matchup against Baylor. The Hoosiers won 24-0.

Season[edit]

Rivalries[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 1:30 PM at #7 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN NBC L 27-49   59,075
September 21 12:30 PM Kentucky* Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Bourbon Barrel) ESPN W 13-10   48,994
September 28 2:00 PM at Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, MO T 27-27   42,173
October 5 2:00 PM Michigan State Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN (Old Brass Spittoon) W 31-0   46,882
October 12 2:00 PM Northwesterndagger Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN W 44-6   44,915
October 19 12:30 PM at #4 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ESPN L 16–24   106,097
October 26 2:00 PM at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 28-20   54,052
November 2 1:00 PM Minnesota Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN W 34–8   44,095
November 9 3:30 PM at #10 Iowa #25 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ABC L 21–38   70,220
November 16 12:30 PM at #19 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN L 16–20   93,417
November 23 1:00 PM Purdue Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) WTTV W 24–22   51,596
December 31 7:00 PM vs. Baylor* Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ (Copper Bowl) WTBS W 24–0   35,751
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Highlights[edit]

  • Vaughn Dunbar set the school record for rushing yards in a single season with 1,805 yards. This record stood until 2014 when it was broken by Tevin Coleman with 2,036 yards.[3][4]

1992 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Vaughn Dunbar Running back 1 21 New Orleans Saints
Shawn Harper Tackle 4 87 Los Angeles Rams

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Vaughn Dunbar, First team All-American[6]
  • Vaughn Dunbar, Finished 6th in Heisman Trophy voting
  • Vaughn Dunbar, Ranked #2 in the nation in rushing yards per game

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=117&season=1991
  2. ^ "1991 Homecoming". Indiana Arbutus (yearboook). Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Tevin Coleman reaches 2,000 yards". Associated Press. November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  4. ^ Huguenin, Mike (October 8, 2014). "NFL scouts taking notice of hyperproductive Tevin Coleman". NFL.com. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  5. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1992.htm
  6. ^ "FWAA All-America" (PDF). sportswriter.net. 2015. Retrieved September 14, 2015.