1941 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1941 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1941 record2–6 (1–3 Big Ten)
Head coachBo McMillin (8th season)
MVPBilly Hillenbrand
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1940
1942 →
1941 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Minnesota $ 5 0 0     8 0 0
No. 5 Michigan 3 1 1     6 1 1
No. 13 Ohio State 3 1 1     6 1 1
No. 11 Northwestern 4 2 0     5 3 0
Wisconsin 3 3 0     3 5 0
Iowa 2 4 0     3 5 0
Purdue 1 3 0     2 5 1
Indiana 1 3 0     2 6 0
Illinois 0 5 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1941 Indiana Hoosiers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Indiana in the 1941 Big Ten Conference football season. In their eighth season under head coach Bo McMillin, the Hoosiers compiled a 2–6 record (1–3 against conference opponents) and were outscored by a total of 126 to 101.[1] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27Detroit*L 7–1410,000[2]
October 4at Notre Dame*L 6–1942,000[3]
October 11TCU*dagger
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 14–2024,000[4]
October 18at No. 15 Nebraska*W 21–1333,000[5]
October 25at WisconsinL 25–2733,000[6]
November 1at IowaL 7–1328,000[7]
November 8at No. 10 NorthwesternL 14–2035,000[8]
November 22Purdue
W 7–023,000[9]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

1942 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Jim Trimble Tackle 15 139 Green Bay Packers

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1941 Indiana Hoosiers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 11, 2019.
  2. ^ W.W. Edgar (September 28, 1941). "Long Pass in Final Period Gives Titans Victory, 14 to 7". Detroit Free Press. pp. Sports 1, 3 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Wilfrid Smith (October 5, 1941). "Irish Have Too Many Backs For Indiana, 19 to 6". Chicago Tribune. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ W. Blaine Patton (October 12, 1941). "Texas Christian Triumphs Over Indiana, 20-14: Frogs Clinch Victory With Seconds Left". The Indianapolis Star. p. 37 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Don Kellogg (October 19, 1941). "Huskers beaten first time by Indiana". The Nebraska State Journal. pp. 1B, 4B – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Henry J. McCormick (October 26, 1941). "Badgers Outroar Indiana, 27-25". Wisconsin State Journal. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Bert McGrane (November 2, 1941). "Iowa Turns On Indiana, 13-7: Green Score Twice". The Des Moines Register – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Irving Vaughan (November 9, 1941). "Northwestern Subdues Indiana and Billy Hillenbrand, 20 to 14". Chicago Tribune. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ W. Blaine Patton (November 23, 1941). "Indiana Beats Purdue: Takes Bitter Bucket Tilt By 7-0 Score". The Indianapolis Star. pp. 41–42 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "1942 NFL Draft". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved November 10, 2015.