IU Faces Gophers During 101st Homecoming Weekend
October 30, 2013HOOSIER SPORTS 365
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Returning home for the first time since Oct. 5, the Indiana football team (3-4, 1-2 Big Ten Leaders) welcomes Minnesota (6-2, 2-2 Big Ten Legends) for IU's 101st Homecoming on Saturday, Nov. 2. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. EDT at Memorial Stadium (52,929; FieldTurf) and BTN will televise the game.
The Hoosiers own a 44-50-6 record on Homecoming, including wins in six of the last nine seasons. Indiana is 7-2 against Minnesota on Homecoming, with four straight victories. The last time the teams met on Homecoming, IU knocked off the Golden Gophers, 30-21, on Oct. 30, 2004.
Kevin Wilsonis in his third season as Indiana head coach. Wilson spent the 2002-10 seasons at Oklahoma, where he served as co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach from 2002-05 and as offensive coordinator and tight ends and fullbacks coach from 2006-10.
Jerry Kill is 15-18 (.455) in his third season as Minnesota head coach. Kill is 142-91 (.609) in 20 overall seasons as a head coach. Tracy Claeys served as acting head coach against Northwestern and Nebraska.
NEWS & NOTES
• Indiana's 47 points and 572 yards are the most in 62 all-time games against Michigan.
• IU has scored 28-or-more points in eight straight games dating back to last season, a program record.
• The Hoosiers have thrown for 300 yards six times this season and in nine of their last 11 games.
• For the fourth straight week, a Hoosier eclipsed 100 receptions and 1,000 yards. Cody Latimer (103; 1,586) became the 21st IU player to reach both milestones at Michigan, joining teammates Shane Wynn (109; 1,251), Kofi Hughes (113; 1,671) and tight end Ted Bolser (104; 1,264).
• Indiana is the only team in the FBS with four players with 100 receptions and 1,000 yards in their careers, the first team since 2011 (Houston and Texas A&M) and the first Big Ten team since 2008 (Northwestern).
• Bolser is IU's all-time tight ends leader with his 1,264 yards (23rd overall) and 14 touchdowns (T-6th overall) and is second in catches. Bob Stephenson (1978-81) holds the all-time records with 115.
• Duwyce Wilson (80; 1,036) became the 39th member of the 1,000-yard club at Michigan State.
• The Hoosiers are the first team in Big Ten history, the only team in the FBS and the first team since 2011 (Houston) with five 1,000-yard pass-catchers playing together at one time.
• Indiana is T-7th nationally in 60-plus yard plays (5), T-5th in 50-plus yarders (9), 3rd in 40-plus yarders (19), T-4th in 30-plus yarders (27) and T-11th in 20-plus yarders (51).
• Mitch Ewald made his first 50-yard field goal at Michigan en route to his second career B1G Special Teams POW honor. He is IU's all-time leader in field goals, field goal percentage, extra points and total points (kickers).