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Encyclopedia > Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers football
Head coach Bill Lynch
1st year, 3–1
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Capacity 50,180 - AstroPlay
Conference Big Ten
First year 1882
Athletic director Rick Greenspan
Website IUHoosiers.com
Team records
All-time record 429–587–44
Postseason bowl record 3–5–0
Awards
Conference titles 2
Pageantry
Colors Cream and Crimson            
Fight song Indiana, Our Indiana
Marching band Marching Hundred
Rivals Purdue Boilermakers

The Indiana Hoosiers are a college football program that competes in NCAA Division I-A and the Big Ten Conference. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Bill Lynch is the college football head coach for the Indiana Hoosiers. ... There are many stadiums known as Memorial Stadium. ... The Big Ten Conference is the United States oldest Division I college athletic conference. ... See also List of colors Categories: Stub | Colors ... Crimson is a strong, bright deep red color combined with some blue, resulting in a slight degree of purple. ... Indiana, Our Indiana is the official school fight song of Indiana University. ... The Marching Hundred (or Hundred for short) is Indiana Universitys marching band. ... Head Coach Joe Tiller 11th Year, 67-43 Home Stadium Ross-Ade Stadium Capacity 62,500 - Bermuda Grass Conference Big Ten First Year 1887 Athletic Director Morgan Burke Website PurdueSports. ... Indiana Universitys athletic teams are called the Hoosiers, and their colors are cream and crimson, though red and white have been used at times in the past. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division I is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... The Big Ten Conference is the United States oldest Division I college athletic conference. ...

Contents

Bowl Games

A bowl game is a post-season college football game, typically at the Division I-A level. ... The All-American Bowl was an annual post-season college football game played at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama from 1977 to 1990. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... The Insight Bowl is an NCAA-sanctioned Division I-A post-season American college football bowl game played in Arizona since 1989. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... The Holiday Bowl is a post-season NCAA-sanctioned Division I-A college football bowl game that has been played annually at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California, since 1978. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... For the stadium, see Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl is an annual college football bowl game played in Atlanta, Georgia since December, 1968. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Years Day) at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ...

Trophy Games

This is a list of rivalry games in college football in the United States. ... The Old Brass Spittoon is presented to the winner of the Indiana-Michigan State football game. ... The Michigan State Spartans are the athletic teams that represent Michigan State University. ... The Old Oaken Bucket The Old Oaken Bucket is the name of the trophy that is annually awarded to the winner of the Big Ten Conference college football game between Indiana University and Purdue University. ... Boilermakers is the official moniker for the intercollegiate athletic teams of Purdue University. ...

Individual Award Winners

National

Players

Anthony Thompson - 1989
Anthony Thompson - 1989

Coach

John Pont, 1967

The Maxwell Award is presented annually to the collegiate American football player adjudged by a panel of sportscasters, sportswriters, and National Collegiate Athletic Association head coaches and the membership of the Maxwell Football Club to be the best in the United States. ... Anthony Thompson (born April 8, 1967 in Terre Haute, Indiana) is a former American football running back. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... The Walter Camp Award, named in honor of the father of football, is given annually to the College football Player of the Year, as selected by Division 1A coaches and Sports Information directors. ... Anthony Thompson (born April 8, 1967 in Terre Haute, Indiana) is a former American football running back. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... The Paul Bear Bryant Award has been given out annually since 1957 to NCAA college footballs coach of the year. ... John Pont is a college football coach who has served as head coach at Miami University, Yale University, Northwestern University and Indiana University. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ...

Big Ten Conference

Players

Chuck Bennett - 1928
Vernon Huffman - 1936
Corbett Davis - 1937
Tim Clifford - 1979
Anthony Thompson - 1988, 1989
Antwaan Randle El - 2001
Anthony Thompson - 1988, 1989
Antwaan Randle El - 2001
Antwaan Randle El - 1998

The Chicago Tribune Silver Football is awarded by the Chicago Tribune to the college football player determined to be the Most Valuable Player of the Big Ten Conference. ... Anthony Thompson (born April 8, 1967 in Terre Haute, Indiana) is a former American football running back. ... The 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with Notre Dame winning the National Championship. ... The 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with Miami winning its third National Championship during the 80s, cementing its claim as one of the decades top teams. ... Antwaan Randle El (born August 17, 1979 in Riverdale, Illinois) is a wide receiver and punt returner for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. ... The 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season saw the hurricane winds blow again as the University of Miami, the team of the 80s, returned to form winning the national title. ... Coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference award the following individual honors at the end of each football season. ... Anthony Thompson (born April 8, 1967 in Terre Haute, Indiana) is a former American football running back. ... The 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with Notre Dame winning the National Championship. ... The 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with Miami winning its third National Championship during the 80s, cementing its claim as one of the decades top teams. ... Coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference award the following individual honors at the end of each football season. ... Antwaan Randle El (born August 17, 1979 in Riverdale, Illinois) is a wide receiver and punt returner for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. ... The 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season saw the hurricane winds blow again as the University of Miami, the team of the 80s, returned to form winning the national title. ... Coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference award the following individual honors at the end of each football season. ... Antwaan Randle El (born August 17, 1979 in Riverdale, Illinois) is a wide receiver and punt returner for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. ... The 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season was the first of the Bowl Championship Series, which crowned Tennessee its national champion, the schools first since the 1950s and one year after mega star quarterback Peyton Manning left for the NFL. The BCS combined elements of the old Bowl...

Coach

Bill Mallory - 1986, 1987

Coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference award the following individual honors at the end of each football season. ... William G. Bill Mallory (born May 20, 1935) has served as head football coach at NCAA Division I programs including Miami University, University of Colorado at Boulder, Northern Illinois University, and Indiana University (1984-1996). ... The 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with Penn State winning the National Championship. ... The 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with Miami winning its fourth National Championship during the 80s, cementing its claim as one of the decades top teams. ...

College Football Hall of Famers

College Football Hall of Fame front. ... Zora G. Clevenger (December 12, 1881 – November 24, 1970) was a Hall of Fame college football player, as well as a successful football and basketball coach and pioneering athletic director. ... Peter Louis Pihos (born October 22, 1923, in Orlando, Florida, USA) was a professional football player for the Philadelphia Eagles. ... George Taliaferro is a former professional American football player. ... John Tavener should not be confused with the sixteenth-century composer John Taverner. ...

Pro Football Hall of Famer

The Pro Football Hall of Fame is actually the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... Peter Louis Pihos (born October 22, 1923, in Orlando, Florida, USA) was a professional football player for the Philadelphia Eagles. ...

Current NFL Players

NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Victor Adeyanju is an american football defensive end who currently plays for the National Football Leagues St. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... City St. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... “Chargers” redirects here. ... Trent Jason Green (born July 9, 1970 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa) is an American football quarterback for the Miami Dolphins[1] of the National Football League. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... City Miami Gardens, Florida Other nicknames The Fins Team colors Aqua, Coral, White and Navy Head Coach Cam Cameron Owner H. Wayne Huizenga General manager Randy Mueller Mascot T.D. League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966-1969) Eastern Division (1966-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference... The tight end (TE) is a position in American football on the offensive team. ... City Houston, Texas Team colors Deep Steel Blue, Battle Red, and Liberty White Head Coach Gary Kubiak Owner Bob McNair General manager Rick Smith Mascot Toro League/Conference affiliations National Football League (2002–present) American Football Conference (2002-present) AFC South (2002-present) Team history Houston Texans (2002–present) Championships... Gibran Hamdan (born February 8, 1981 in San Diego, California) is an NFL Quarterback. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... City Seattle, Washington Team colors Pacific Blue, Navy Blue, Neon Green, White Head Coach Mike Holmgren Owner Paul Allen General manager Tim Ruskell Mascot Blitz, and Taima the hawk League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1976–present) American Football Conference (1977-2001) AFC West (1977-2001) National Football Conference (1976... Herana-Daze Lavalle Jones (first name pronounced like Hernandez) (born April 15, 1982 in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American football safety, currently on the practice squad of the Cincinnati Bengals. ... In American football and Canadian football, defensive backs are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are distinguished from the defensive line players, who take positions directly behind the line of scrimmage. ... City Cincinnati, Ohio Team colors Black, Orange and White Head Coach Marvin Lewis Owner Mike Brown Mascot Who Dey League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1968-1969) Western Division (1968-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC Central (1970-2001) AFC North (2002-present) Team... Chris Liwienski (born August 2, 1975) is an American football player who currently plays for the Arizona Cardinals. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Fight song Skol, Vikings Mascot Ragnar League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1961–present) Western Conference (1961-1969) Central Division (1967-1969... Adewale Ogunleye (August 9, 1977) is an American football defensive end for the Chicago Bears. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Barney Fartenhimer Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football... Antwaan Randle El (born August 17, 1979 in Riverdale, Illinois) is a wide receiver and punt returner for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... For other uses, see Redskins (disambiguation). ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... City Seattle, Washington Team colors Pacific Blue, Navy Blue, Neon Green, White Head Coach Mike Holmgren Owner Paul Allen General manager Tim Ruskell Mascot Blitz, and Taima the hawk League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1976–present) American Football Conference (1977-2001) AFC West (1977-2001) National Football Conference (1976... Courtney Roby(Born:January 10,1983) is a wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Barney Fartenhimer Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football... Isaac Sowells is an American football offensive guard, who currently plays for the National Football Leagues Cleveland Browns. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... “Browns” redirects here. ...

Other Famous Coaches and Players

Vaughn Allen Dunbar (born September 4, 1968 in Fort Wayne, Indiana) was a running back for the New Orleans Saints and the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. ... Earl Faison (born 1939) was an American college and professional football player. ... William G. Bill Mallory (born May 20, 1935) has served as head football coach at NCAA Division I programs including Miami University, University of Colorado at Boulder, Northern Illinois University, and Indiana University (1984-1996). ... James H. Pierce, of Shelbyville, IN, became one of the first actors to portray Tarzan on film. ... Lou Saban (born October 13, 1921), a legendary coach in the American Football League, played college football at Indiana University where he was named All-Big Ten as a quarterback one year and All-Big Ten as a fullback in another. ... Peter Stoyanovich (born April 28, 1967 in Dearborn Heights, Michigan) was an American football placekicker of Ethnic Macedonian descent who played with the Miami Dolphins, Kansas City Chiefs and briefly the St. ... For other persons named Jim Thorpe, see Jim Thorpe (disambiguation). ... Jim Trimble (born May 29, 1918) is a former football coach who served as head coach in both the National Football League and Canadian Football League, but his legacy is more connected to football products, thanks to his slingshot goal posts. ...

References

  1. ^ College Football Hall of Famers
  2. ^ Current NFL Players

 
 

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