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1972 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1972 record5–6 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coachJohn Pont (8th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,324)
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/6 Michigan § 7 1 0     10 1 0
#9/3 Ohio State § 7 1 0     9 2 0
Purdue 6 2 0     6 5 0
Michigan State 5 2 1     5 5 1
Minnesota 4 4 0     4 7 0
Indiana 3 5 0     5 6 0
Illinois 3 5 0     3 8 0
Iowa 2 6 1     3 7 1
Wisconsin 2 6 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 1 8 0     2 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1972 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1972 Big Ten Conference football season. The Hoosiers played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by John Pont, in his eighth and final year as head coach of the Hoosiers, before being fired at the end of the season.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 16Minnesota
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 27–2335,783
September 23TCU*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 28–31-
September 30at Kentucky*W 35–34-
October 7at Syracuse*W 10–2-
October 14Wisconsindagger
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 33–750,122
October 211:30 PMat No. 4 Ohio StateL 7–4486,365
October 28at NorthwesternL 14–23-
November 4No. 4 Michigan
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 7–2141,336
November 11at IllinoisL 20–37-
November 18Iowa
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 16–827,440
November 25at PurdueL 7–42-
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
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1973 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Mike Fulk Linebacker 5 112 San Francisco 49ers
Glenn Skolnik Wide receiver 6 154 Pittsburgh Steelers
Dan Lintner Defensive back 8 184 Philadelphia Eagles
Rob Spicer Linebacker 9 222 New York Jets
Ted McNulty Quarterback 15 380 Cincinnati Bengals
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