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1991 Indiana Hoosiers football
Copper Bowl champion
Copper Bowl, W 24–0 vs. Baylor
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1991 record7–4–1 (5–3 Big Ten)
Head coachBill Mallory (8th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,324)
Seasons
← 1990
1992 →
1991 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/6 Michigan 8 0 0     10 2 0
#10/10 Iowa 7 1 0     10 1 1
Ohio State 5 3 0     8 4 0
Indiana 5 3 0     7 4 1
Illinois 4 4 0     6 6 0
Purdue 3 5 0     4 7 0
Michigan State 3 5 0     3 8 0
Wisconsin 2 6 0     5 6 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Minnesota 1 7 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1991 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented Indiana University in the 1991 NCAA Division I-A 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 Bill Mallory, in his eighth year as head coach of the Hoosiers. The Hoosiers participated in the Copper Bowl, a post-season matchup against Baylor. The Hoosiers won, 24–0. Vaughn Dunbar set the school record for rushing yards in a single season with 1,805 yards. This record stood until 2014 when it was broken by Tevin Coleman with 2,036 yards.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 71:30 PMat No. 7 Notre Dame*NBCL 27-4959,075
September 2112:30 PMKentucky*ESPNW 13-1048,994
September 282:00 PMat MissouriT 27-2742,173
October 52:00 PMMichigan State
W 31-046,882
October 122:00 PMNorthwesterndagger
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
W 44-644,915
October 1912:30 PMat No. 4 MichiganESPNL 16–24106,097
October 262:00 PMat WisconsinW 28-2054,052
November 21:00 PMMinnesota
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
W 34–844,095
November 93:30 PMat No. 10 IowaNo. 25ABCL 21–3870,220
November 1612:30 PMat No. 19 Ohio StateESPNL 16–2093,417
November 231:00 PMPurdue
WTTVW 24–2251,596
December 318:00 PM [3]vs. Baylor*WTBSW 24–035,751
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
[4]

1992 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Vaughn Dunbar Running back 121 New Orleans Saints
Shawn Harper Tackle 487 Los Angeles Rams
[5]

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Vaughn Dunbar, First team All-American[6]
  • Vaughn Dunbar, Finished 6th in Heisman Trophy voting
  • Vaughn Dunbar, Ranked #2 in the nation in rushing yards per game

ReferencesEdit


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