1959 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1959 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1959 record4–4–1 (2–4–1 Big Ten)
Head coachPhil Dickens (2nd season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Wisconsin $ 5 2 0     7 3 0
Michigan State 4 2 0     5 4 0
Purdue 4 2 1     5 2 2
No. 13 Illinois 4 2 1     5 3 1
Northwestern 4 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 3 3 0     5 4 0
Michigan 3 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 2 4 1     4 4 1
Ohio State 2 4 1     3 5 1
Minnesota 1 6 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1959 Big Ten 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 Phil Dickens, in his second year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26Illinois
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 20–0-
October 3at MinnesotaL 14–2452,927
October 10Marquette*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 33–13-
October 17at Nebraska*W 7–2334,471
October 24at Michigan StateL 6–14-
October 31at No. 2 NorthwesternL 13–3051,102
November 7at Ohio StateT 0–082,075
November 14Michigan
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 26–724,171[1]
November 21Purdue
L 7–20-
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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1960 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Ted Aucreman End 11 123 Detroit Lions
Vic Jones Back 13 146 Chicago Cardinals

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hoosiers Post 26-7 Triumph". The Hammond Times. November 15, 1959. p. D1 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "1959 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 22, 2015.
  3. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1960.htm