1943 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1943 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1943 record4–4–2 (2–3–1 Big Ten)
Head coachBo McMillin (10th season)
MVPJohn Tavener
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1942
1944 →
1943 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Purdue + 6 0 0     9 0 0
No. 3 Michigan + 6 0 0     8 1 0
No. 9 Northwestern 5 1 0     6 2 0
Indiana 2 3 1     4 4 2
Minnesota 2 3 0     5 4 0
Illinois 2 4 0     3 7 0
Ohio State 1 4 0     3 6 0
Wisconsin 1 6 0     1 9 0
Iowa 0 4 1     1 6 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1943 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1943 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 10th year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 18Miami (OH)*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
T 7–7-
September 25at NorthwesternL 6–14-
October 2Wabash*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 52–0-
October 9at NebraskaW 54–13-
October 16at IowaT 7–7-
October 23Wisconsin
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 34–0-
October 30at Ohio StateW 20–1425,458
November 6at No. 6 MichiganL 6–2320,000
November 13Great Lakes Navy*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 7–21-
November 20No. 3 Purdue
L 0–7-
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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1944 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Billy Hillenbrand Back 1 6 New York Giants
Jack Tavener Center 4 28 Chicago Cardinals
Lou Saban Back 10 88 Chicago Cardinals
Chuck Jacoby Back 24 244 Detroit Lions
Bob Zimny Guard 28 287 Green Bay Packers
Russ Deal Tackle 31 319 Brooklyn Tigers

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1943 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 5, 2015.
  2. ^ "1944 NFL Draft". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved November 5, 2015.