1917 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1917 record5–2 (1–2 Big Ten)
Head coachEwald O. Stiehm (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →
1917 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State 4 0 0     8 0 1
Minnesota 3 1 0     4 1 0
Northwestern 3 2 0     5 2 0
Wisconsin 3 2 0     4 2 1
Illinois 2 2 1     5 2 1
Chicago 2 2 1     3 2 1
Indiana 1 2 0     5 2 0
Michigan 0 1 0     8 2 0
Iowa 0 2 0     3 5 0
Purdue 0 4 0     3 4 0
† – Conference champion

The 1917 Indiana Hoosiers football team was an American football team that represented Indiana University Bloomington during the 1917 college football season. In their second season under head coach Ewald O. Stiehm, the Hoosiers compiled a 5–2 record and finished in seventh place in the Big Ten Conference. They won games against Franklin (50-0), Wabash (51-0), Saint Louis (40-0), DePauw (35-0), and Purdue (37–0), and lost to Minnesota (9–33), and Ohio State (3–26).[1]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 29[[{{{school}}}|Franklin]]*
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
W 50–0-
October 6Wabash*
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
W 51–0-
October 13Saint Louis*
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
W 40–0-
October 27at MinnesotaL 9–33-
November 3Ohio State
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
L 3–26-
November 10DePauw
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
W 35–0-
November 24at PurdueW 37–0-
  • *Non-conference game

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