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1951 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1951 record2–7 (1–5 Big Ten)
Head coachClyde B. Smith (4th season)
MVPGene Gedman
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/3 Illinois 5 0 1     9 0 1
#NR/14 Purdue 4 1 0     5 4 0
#8/8 Wisconsin 5 1 1     7 1 1
Michigan 4 2 0     4 5 0
Ohio State 2 2 2     4 3 2
Northwestern 2 4 0     5 4 0
Minnesota 1 4 1     2 6 1
Indiana 1 5 0     2 7 0
Iowa 0 5 1     2 5 2
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1951 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1951 Big Ten Conference 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 Clyde B. Smith, in his fourth and final year as head coach of the Hoosiers. At the end of the season, Smith was fired and replaced by Bernie Crimmins.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 29at No. 14 Notre Dame*L 48–655,790
October 6Pittsburgh*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
W 13–6-
October 13at MichiganL 14–3360,165
October 20at No. 17 Ohio StateW 10–3274,265
October 27No. 4 Illinois
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
L 0–21-
November 3at No. 10 WisconsinL 07–651,118
November 10at MinnesotaL 14–1645,986
November 17No. 1 Michigan State
L 26–30-
November 24Purdue
L 13–21-
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[1]

1952 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Mel Becket Center 8 87 Green Bay Packers
John Davis Back 15 171 Chicago Cardinals
Sam Talarico Tackle 19 225 Cleveland Browns
Bobby Robertson Back 23 276 Cleveland Browns
Cliff Anderson End 25 291 Chicago Cardinals
[2]

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