1891 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1891 Indiana Hoosiers football
Conference Independent
1891 record 1–5
Head coach Billy Herod (1st season)
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The 1891 Indiana Hoosiers football team was an American football team that represented Indiana University Bloomington during the 1891 college football season. In Indiana's fourth season of intercollegiate football, Billy Herod served as the school's football coach. Indiana played six games and compiled a 1-5 record. The team's 30-0 victory over the Louisville Athletic Club was the first in the history of the Indiana University football program.[1][2]


Date Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
1891 Louisville Athletic Club (KY)* W 30–0   -
October 24 at Butler* Indianapolis, IN L 6–52   -
October 31 DePauw* Jordan Field • Bloomington, IN L 4–62   -
November 7 Butler* L 6–26   -
November 14 at Purdue West Lafayette, IN (Rivalry) L 0–60   -
1891 Wabash* L 0–25   -
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.


  1. ^ "Indiana Yearly Results (1890–1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "The "I" Men of Indiana - A Review of Our Athletic History". Indiana University Alumni Quarterly. October 1914. p. 416.