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1948 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceBig Nine Conference
1948 record2–7 (2–4 Big Nine)
Head coachClyde B. Smith (1st season)
MVPGeorge Taliaferro
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Michigan 6 0 0     9 0 0
#7 Northwestern 5 1 0     8 2 0
#16 Minnesota 5 2 0     7 2 0
Ohio State 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     4 5 0
Purdue 2 4 0     3 6 0
Indiana 2 4 0     2 7 0
Illinois 2 5 0     3 6 0
Wisconsin 1 5 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1948 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1948 Big Nine Conference football season. They participated as members of the Big Nine Conference. The Hoosiers played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by Clyde B. Smith, in his first year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 25at WisconsinW 35–740,000
October 2IowaW 7–0
October 9TCU*No. 17
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
L 6–7
October 16Ohio State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
L 0–1732,000
October 23at Pittsburgh*L 14–21
October 30at No. 15 MinnesotaL 7–3064,926
November 6No. 1 Notre Dame*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
L 6–4234,000
November 13at No. 1 MichiganL 0–5484,043
November 20at PurdueL 0–39
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[1]

1949 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
John Goldsberry Tackle 4 40 Chicago Cardinals
George Taliaferro Back 13 129 Chicago Bears
Jerry Morrical Tackle 16 155 New York Giants
Nick Sebek Back 25 248 Los Angeles Rams
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