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1971 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1971 record3–8 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coachJohn Pont (7th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,324)
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/4 Michigan 8 0 0     11 1 0
Northwestern 6 3 0     7 4 0
Ohio State 5 3 0     6 4 0
Michigan State 5 3 0     6 5 0
Illinois 5 3 0     5 6 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0     4 6 1
Minnesota 3 5 0     4 7 0
Purdue 3 5 0     3 7 0
Indiana 2 6 0     3 8 0
Iowa 1 8 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1971 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1971 Big Ten Conference football season. The Hoosiers played their home games at Seventeenth Street Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by John Pont, in his seventh year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 11at MinnesotaL 0–2828,549
September 18Kentucky*
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 26–8-
September 25at Baylor*L 0–1027,500
October 2Syracuse*
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 0–7-
October 9at WisconsinL 29–3566,156
October 161:30 PMNo. 13 Ohio Statedagger
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 7–2750,812
October 23Northwestern
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 10–24-
October 30at No. 3 MichiganL 7–6172,476
November 6Illinois
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, Illinois
L 21–22-
November 13at IowaW 14–742,102
November 20Purdue
W 38–31-
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
[1][2]

1972 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Steve Porter Wide receiver 14 341 Cincinnati Bengals
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ReferencesEdit


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