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1973 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1973 record2–9 (0–8 Big Ten)
Head coachLee Corso (1st season)
CaptainKen Starling
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,324)
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/3 Ohio State § 7 0 1     10 0 1
#6/6 Michigan § 7 0 1     10 0 1
Minnesota 6 2 0     7 4 0
Illinois 4 4 0     5 6 0
Michigan State 4 4 0     5 6 0
Purdue 4 4 0     5 6 0
Northwestern 4 4 0     4 7 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0     4 7 0
Indiana 0 8 0     2 9 0
Iowa 0 8 0     0 11 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1973 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1973 Big Ten Conference football season. The Hoosiers played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by Lee Corso, in his first year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 15IllinoisL 14–2851,433
September 22at Arizona*L 10–2638,643
September 29Kentucky*
W 17–351,523
October 6at No. 20 West Virginia*W 28–1437,000
October 13at MinnesotaL 3–2437,710
October 20No. 1 Ohio Statedagger
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
L 7–3753,183
October 27at WisconsinL 7–3166,365
November 3at No. 4 MichiganL 13–4976,432
November 10Northwestern
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
L 20–2141,053
November 17at Michigan StateL 9–1050,116
November 24Purdue
L 23–2844,789
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[1][2]

RosterEdit

StaffEdit

Head Coach: Lee Corso

Assistants: Howard Brown, Peter Compise, Jim Gruden, Hal Hunter, Jim Johnson, Bob Otolski, Ray Shands, Trent Walters, Morris Watts, Timmy Redebaugh

Game summariesEdit

StatisticsEdit

PassingEdit

Player Comp Att Yards TD INT
Willie Jones 76 135 881 5

RushingEdit

Player Att Yards TD
Ken Starling 180 676 2

ReceivingEdit

Player Rec Yards TD
Trent Smock 36 505 5

[3]

AwardsEdit

All-Big Ten (1st Team)

  • Bill Armstrong, SE
  • John Babcock, C
  • Chuck Sukurs, C
  • Jim Wenzel, P

[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1973 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/indiana/1973-schedule.html. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
  2. "1973 Homecoming". Indiana Arbutus (yearboook). http://www.static.getsnworks.com/ids/arbutus/1974/. Retrieved October 14, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 2010 Indiana football media guide


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