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1968 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1968 record6–4 (4–3 Big Ten)
Head coachJohn Pont (4th season)
MVPHarry Gonso, Al Gage
Home stadiumSeventeenth Street Stadium
(Capacity: 48,344)
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1/1 Ohio State 7 0 0     10 0 0
#12/15 Michigan 6 1 0     8 2 0
#10/11 Purdue 5 2 0     8 2 0
#NR/18 Minnesota 5 2 0     6 4 0
Indiana 4 3 0     6 4 0
Iowa 4 3 0     5 5 0
Michigan State 2 5 0     5 5 0
Illinois 1 6 0     1 9 0
Northwestern 1 6 0     1 9 0
Wisconsin 0 7 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1968 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1968 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 John Pont, in his fourth year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 21Baylor*No. 15
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 40–36-
September 28at No. 12 Kansas*No. 13L 20–38-
October 5Illinois
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 28–14-
October 12at IowaABCW 38–34-
October 19No. 18 MichigandaggerNo. 19
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 22–2751,951
October 26Arizona*
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 16–13-
November 2at WisconsinW 21–2051,666
November 9at No. 17 Michigan StateW 24–22-
November 16MinnesotaNo. 19
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 6–2049,234
November 23at No. 12 PurdueL 35–38-
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
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RosterEdit

1968 Indiana Hoosiers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 71 Andrews, JohnJohn Andrews So
C 53 Applegate, SteveSteve Applegate Jr
QB 14 Brown, GregGreg Brown So
WR 40 Butcher, JadeJade Butcher Jr
G 63 DeSalle, DonDon DeSalle Jr
TE 81 Gage, AlAl Gage Sr
QB 16 Gonso, HarryHarry Gonso Jr
HB 17 Isenbarger, JohnJohn Isenbarger Jr
WR 88 Long, KenKen Long Sr
RB 10 Pernell, BobBob Pernell So
QB 18 Perry, MikeMike Perry Sr
T 79 Spickard, RickRick Spickard Sr
WR 89 Stolberg, EricEric Stolberg Jr
RB 15 Thompson, RickRick Thompson So
G 73 Wood, BillBill Wood So
QB 13 Wortley, GeorgeGeorge Wortley Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 45 Adams, MikeMike Adams Jr
S 33 Baughman, MikeMike Baughman Jr
DE 80 Bilanus, TomTom Bilanus Sr
DB 22 Cunningham, NateNate Cunningham Sr
DT 60 Grecco, JerryJerry Grecco Sr
S 20 Mathias, JayJay Mathias Jr
DB 21 Norman, BennyBenny Norman Jr
LB 54 Pankratz, KarlKarl Pankratz Jr
LB 46 Silas, DanDan Silas So
LB 83 Sniadecki, JimJim Sniadecki Sr
DE 61 Snowden, CalCal Snowden Sr
DT 75 White, BobBob White So
DT 97 Wolfe, BillBill Wolfe Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

1969 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Jim Sniadecki Linebacker 4 86 San Francisco 49ers
Cal Snowden Defensive end 9 227 St. Louis Cardinals
Robert Kirk Guard 16 391 Buffalo Bills
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ReferencesEdit

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