All-Time Greats: Anthony Thompson, George Taliaferro, Pete Pihos, Antwaan Randle El, Corby Davis
Rivals: Purdue, Michigan State, Ky.
Indiana Hoosiers Football Tickets
There are many college football teams that came into existence due a few students who got together to play against a group of students from a nearby college. The Indiana Hoosiers Football team got its start in 1884. The team found its footing in 1895 when it finally found a head coach who could successfully develop football players. Although the squad has an overall losing record of 484–679–44 through 2018, the Hoosiers have managed to earn two conference titles. One title was won in 1945. The other title was won in 1967. The team is a member of the Big Ten Conference, East and the team plays at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Ind. Famous players include Anthony Thompson, whose number was retired. Pete Pihos is a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee. The Hoosiers also have six College Football Hall of Fame inductees. The team's most intense rivalry is against Purdue. On an annual basis, the two teams play for the Old Oaken Bucket. StubHub is your source for Indiana Hoosiers Football tickets.
Where do the Indiana Hoosiers Football play?
The Indiana Hoosiers Football home games are played at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Ind. Nicknamed “ ”The Rock,“ ” the stadium resides at the Indiana University and has a seating capacity of 52,656. The first game was played on October 8, 1960. The stadium was renovated in 2003 and received expansions in 1969, 2009 and 2016. This stadium replaced the previous Memorial Stadium that was built in 1925 and which only had a capacity of 20,000. Aluminum bleachers replaced the old wooden seats and there has been an installation of sound and lighting systems.
Who is Indiana Hoosiers Football’s head coach?
Tom Allen is the head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers Football squad. Since 1992, Allen has been coaching with other teams. In late 2016, he became the Hoosiers head coach after being hired on January 15, 2016 as the defensive coordinator.
Who are some notable players from Indiana Hoosiers Football?
Notable former Indiana Hoosiers Football players include Anthony Thompson, George Taliaferro and Pete Pihos as well as Antwaan Randle El and Corby Davis. Nate Sudfeld is another notable. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in 2016 and is currently a quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. Jason Spriggs also played for the Hoosiers and then went professional in the NFL playing offensive tackle for the Green Bay Packers.
How is the tailgating scene at Indiana Hoosiers Football?
The tailgating scene at Indiana Hoosiers Football home games is unlike any other. Even when the Hoosiers are not having a winning season, the tailgate party does not stop. Food spreads, elaborate bars and games of beer pong are set up throughout designated areas. Students have a designated tailgating area at N. Fess Ave. & N. Woodlawn Ave. and listen to DJs spin music. In the student location, the environment gets loud and energetic. The grass lots south of 17th & north of 14th allow for tailgating without a permit.
What are the top games this year for Indiana Hoosiers Football?
The top game for the Indiana Hoosiers Football team every year is against Purdue because the two teams are long-time rivals. Since 1891, the two teams have been facing-off. In 1925, the first Old Oaken Bucket traveling trophy was awarded. The teams are scheduled to compete against each other on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Other top games to see in 2019 at the Memorial Stadium against the Hoosiers include Michigan, Northwestern and Rutgers.Back to Top
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