1949 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1949 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1949 record1–8 (0–6 Big Ten)
Head coachClyde B. Smith (2nd season)
MVPNick Sebek
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 Big Nine football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Ohio State + 4 1 1     7 1 2
No. 7 Michigan + 4 1 1     6 2 1
No. 8 Minnesota 4 2 0     7 2 0
Wisconsin 3 2 1     5 3 1
Illinois 3 3 1     3 4 2
Iowa 3 3 0     4 5 0
Northwestern 3 4 0     4 5 0
Purdue 2 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 0 6 0     1 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1949 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1949 Big Nine 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 Clyde B. Smith, in his second year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 24at Notre Dame*L 6–4953,844
October 1at Ohio StateL 7–4670,568
October 8TCU*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 6–13-
October 15at IowaL 9–35-
October 22No. 16 Pittsburgh*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 48–14-
October 29Wisconsin
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 14–3030,000
November 5at IllinoisL 14–33-
November 12at No. 5 MichiganL 7–2079,200
November 19Purdue
L 6–14-
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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1950 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Cas "Slug" Witucki Guard 21 266 Washington Redskins

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1949 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  2. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1950.htm