1940 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1940 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1940 record3–5 (2–3 Big Ten)
Head coachBo McMillin (7th season)
MVPDwight Gahm
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Minnesota $ 6 0 0     8 0 0
No. 3 Michigan 3 1 0     7 1 0
No. 8 Northwestern 4 2 0     6 2 0
Ohio State 3 3 0     4 4 0
Wisconsin 3 3 0     4 4 0
Iowa 2 3 0     4 4 0
Indiana 2 3 0     3 5 0
Purdue 1 4 0     2 6 0
Illinois 0 5 0     1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1940 Big Ten Conference football season. The 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 Bo McMillin, in his seventh year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 5Texas*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 6–13-
October 12at Nebraska*L 7–13-
October 19No. 20 Iowa
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 10–6-
October 26at No. 7 NorthwesternL 7–20-
November 2at Ohio StateL 6–2156,667
November 9Michigan State*
W 20–0-
November 16at WisconsinL 10–27-
November 23at PurdueW 3–0-
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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1941 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Eddie Rucinski End 6 49 Brooklyn Dodgers
Emil Uremovich Tackle 11 93 Pittsburgh Steelers
Harold Hursh Back 19 174 Cleveland Rams

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1940 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 10, 2015.
  2. ^ "1941 NFL Draft". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved November 10, 2015.