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1979 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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Conference  Big Ten Conference
AP  No. 19
Head coach  Lee Corso (7th year)
Coaches  No. 16
1979 record  8–4 (5–3 Big Ten)
1979 Indiana Hoosiers football team

Home stadium  Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 52,324)

The 1979 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A 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 Lee Corso, in his seventh year as head coach of the Hoosiers. The Hoosiers participated in the Holiday Bowl, in a post-season matchup against BYU. The Hoosiers won 38–37.



  • In the Old Oaken Bucket, the Hoosiers lost to Purdue by a score of 37–21.
  • Awards and honors

  • Tim Clifford, Chicago Tribune Silver Football
  • References

    1979 Indiana Hoosiers football team Wikipedia