|1975 Indiana Hoosiers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1975 record||2-8-1 (1-6-1 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Lee Corso (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1975 Big Ten football standings|
|#4/4 Ohio State †||8||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1975 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented Indiana University in the 1975 Big Ten Conference football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. The Hoosiers played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by Lee Corso, in his third year as head coach of the Hoosiers.
Season[edit | edit source]
- The Hoosiers offense only scored 104 points while the defense allowed 254 points.
- In the Old Brass Spittoon, the Hoosiers lost to Michigan State by a score of 14-6.
- In the Old Oaken Bucket, the Hoosiers lost to Purdue by a score of 9-7.
- Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball player and College Basketball Hall of Fame member Quinn Buckner played on the team as a defensive back.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 13||Minnesota||W 20-14||35,954|
|September 20||at No. 6 Nebraska*||L 0-45||76,022|
|September 27||Utah*||W 31-7||32,864|
|October 4||at North Carolina State*||L 0-27||39,700|
|October 11||at Northwestern||L 0-30||27,800|
|October 18||Iowa||L 10-20||32,441|
|October 25||at No. 7 Michigan||L 7-55||93,857|
|November 1||at No. 1 Ohio State||L 14-24||87,835|
|November 8||Michigan State||L 6-14||31,930|
|November 15||at Wisconsin||T 9-9||65,317|
|November 22||Purdue||L 7-9||43,455|
|Greg McGuire||Defensive tackle||6||181||Dallas Cowboys|
|John Jordan||Defensive tackle||8||221||New York Giants|
|Donnie Thomas||Linebacker||11||298||New England Patriots|
|Quinn Buckner||Defensive back||14||393||Washington Redskins|
|Trent Smock||Wide receiver||15||419||Detroit Lions|
- Defensive back Quinn Buckner would go on to have a career in the National Basketball Association.
References[edit | edit source]
- "1975 Homecoming". Indiana Arbutus (yearboook). http://www.static.getsnworks.com/ids/arbutus/1976/. Retrieved October 14, 2015.
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