Indiana is in search of its first bowl win in 25 years as it takes on No. 19 Utah in the Foster Farms Bowl. The Hoosiers haven’t won a bowl game since the 1991 Copper Bowl.
Indiana (6-6) vs. Utah (8-4)
Dec. 28, 2016
Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California
How to watch
Game time: 8:30 p.m. ET
TV Channel: FOX
Live stream: You can live stream the Foster Farms Bowl here.
Players to watch
Indiana running back Devine Redding broke the 1,000-yard mark this season with 1,050 yards and six touchdowns. This marked Redding’s second 1,000-yard season in a row.
Utes senior running back Joe Williams had his first 1,000-yard season with 184 carries for 1,185 yards (6.4 average) with nine touchdowns despite missing four games in September and October.
The Hoosiers are 0-3 in bowl games since winning the 1991 Copper Bowl, and haven’t played in back-to-back bowl games — prior to now — since 1990-91.
Indiana is in search of its first seven-win season since going 7-6 back in 2007.
The Hoosiers have never played in the Foster Farms Bowl since its inception in 2002; Utah won the 2005 version — then the Diamond Foods Emerald Bowl — 38-10 over Georgia Tech with the help of future NFL safety Eric Weddle.
The Hoosiers closed the season with a win over Purdue, but still dropped two of their last three games to end the year.
Indiana ranked 25th in the nation in passing yards per game with 277.9.
The Hoosiers are 1-4 against ranked teams this season; they beat No. 17 Michigan State 24-21 in overtime on Oct. 2.
Utah leads the all-time series 2-1 and has won the two most recent meetings in the series in 2001 and 2002.
This is the third year in a row that the Utes are appearing in bowl season; they’re 2-0 in the previous two.
Utah hasn’t lost a bowl game since the 2010 Maaco Bowl.
The Utes need a win to cap a three-year stretch of at least nine wins.
Utah closed the season losing three of its last four games.