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1937 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1937 record5–3 (3–2 Big Ten)
Head coachBo McMillin (4th season)
MVPCorbett Davis
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Minnesota 5 0 0     6 2 0
#13 Ohio State 5 1 0     6 2 0
Indiana 3 2 0     5 3 0
Michigan 3 3 0     4 4 0
Northwestern 3 3 0     4 4 0
Purdue 2 2 1     4 3 1
Wisconsin 2 2 1     4 3 1
Illinois 2 3 0     3 3 2
Chicago 0 4 0     1 6 0
Iowa 0 5 0     1 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1937 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 fourth year as head coach of the Hoosiers. Corbett Davis was selected as the team's most valuable player and also won the Chicago Tribune Silver Football as the most valuable player in the Big Ten Conference.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 24Centre*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 12–0-
October 9at MinnesotaL 0–635,000
October 16Illinois
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 13–6-
October 23Cincinnati*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 27–0-
October 30at No. 11 Nebraska*L 0–7-
November 6at No. 8 Ohio StateW 10–047,056
November 13at IowaNo. 17W 3–0-
November 20PurdueNo. 20
L 7–13-
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1]

1938 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Corbett Davis Back 1 1 Cleveland Rams
Frank Filchock Back 2 14 Pittsburgh Pirates
Jim Sirtosky Guard 9 76 Detroit Lions
Bob Kenderdine End 11 95 Chicago Cardinals
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ReferencesEdit

  1. "1937 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/indiana/1937-schedule.html. Retrieved November 12, 2015.
  2. "1938 NFL Draft". Pro Football Reference. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1938.htm. Retrieved November 12, 2015.


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