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1961 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1961 record2–7 (0–6 Big Ten)
Head coachPhil Dickens (4th season)
Home stadiumSeventeenth Street Stadium
(Capacity: 48,344)
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/2 Ohio State 6 0 0     8 0 1
#6/6 Minnesota 6 1 0     8 2 0
#8/9 Michigan State 5 2 0     7 2 0
#12/11 Purdue 4 2 0     6 3 0
#NR/18 Wisconsin 4 3 0     6 3 0
Michigan 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 2 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 0 6 0     2 7 0
Illinois 0 7 0     0 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1961 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1961 Big Ten Conference football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. The Hoosiers played their home games at Seventeenth Street Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by Phil Dickens, in his fourth year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 23at Kansas State*L 8–147,800
October 7Wisconsin
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 3–623,270
October 14at No. 2 IowaL 8–27-
October 21Washington State*
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 33–7-
October 28at No. 1 Michigan StateL 0–35-
November 4at NorthwesternL 8–14-
November 11No. 3 Ohio Statedagger
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 7–1627,108
November 18at West Virginia*W 17–9-
November 25Purdue
L 12–34-
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
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ReferencesEdit

  1. "1961 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/indiana/1961-schedule.html. Retrieved October 21, 2015.
  2. "1961 Homecoming". Indiana Arbutus (yearboook). http://www.static.getsnworks.com/ids/arbutus/1962/. Retrieved October 21, 2015.


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