Oct. 29, 2013
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 Wilson is 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).