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1972 Indiana High School Football Season

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Mythical State Champion


Bloomington South (10-0) [AP Media Poll; Litkenhous Ratings; UPI Coaches Poll]

Final Polls


This was the final year that the state championship was determined by the polls.

The AP media poll ranked the Top 20 teams, while the UPI only ranked the Top 10.

AP Media Poll (Nov. 14)
Rk. Team W-L Pts. FPV
1 Bloomington South 10-0 231 10
2 Richmond 9-1 220 3
3 Ft. Wayne Luers 10-0 204 2
4 South Bend St. Joseph's 7-2 179
5 Indpls. Washington 9-1 155 1
6 East Gary 10-0 147
7 Mishawaka Marian 9-1 144
8 Mishawaka 8-2 119
9 North Central (Indpls.) 9-1 99
10 Indpls. Shortridge 9-1 80
11 Ev. Reitz 7-2 65
12 Gary West Side 6-1 60
13 Jeffersonville 9-1 54
t14 Indpls. Howe 9-1 26
t14 South Bend Washington 7-2 26
16 South Bend Adams 6-3 24
17 Indpls. Cathedral 8-2 21
18 Hobart 9-1 20
19 Hammond Morton 8-2 17
20 Providence 9-1 16
Litkenhous Ratings Top 10 (Nov. 13)
Rk. Team W-L Pts.
1 Bloomington South 10-0 100.7
2 Richmond 9-1 100.0
3 South Bend St. Joseph's 7-2 97.0
4 Indpls. Washington 9-1 95.6
5 Ft. Wayne Luers 10-0 90.6
6 East Gary 10-0 90.3
7 Ev. Reitz 7-2 89.4
8 North Central (Indpls.) 9-1 89.2
9 Mishawaka Marian 9-1 89.2
10 Lawrence Central 88.8
UPI Coaches Poll (Nov. 15)
Rk. Team (W-L) W-L Pts. FPV
1 Bloomington South 10-0 111 11
2 Richmond 9-1 96
t3 Ft. Wayne Luers 10-0 76
t3 Indpls. Washington 9-1 76
5 South Bend St. Joseph's 7-2 43
6 Mishawaka Marian 9-1 34
7 Mishawaka 8-2 29.5
8 North Central (Indpls.) 9-1 27
9 East Gary 10-0 22
10 Indpls. Shortridge 9-1 20

Northern Indiana Playoff


Mishawaka (NIHSC Champs) 41, Hammond Morton (LSC Champs) 28

Conference Champions


Conference Champion
Allen County Woodlan 7, Heritage 6
North Division: Woodlan (4-0)
South Division: Adams Central (3-1) & Heritage (3-1)
Big Blue River
Blue Chip North Knox (3-0)
Central Indiana Tipton
Central Suburban
Duneland Hobart (4-0)
Eastern Indiana
Indiana Lake Shore Hammond Morton (7-0)
Lake Suburban Munster (6-1)
Mid-Indiana Football
Mid-Southern
Mid-State
Midwest Frontier (4-0)
North Central Richmond
Northeast Corner Prairie Heights (4-0)
Northeastern Indiana Garrett (5-2)
Northern Indiana Mishawaka (6-1) & South Bend Washington (6-1)
Northern Indiana Valley South Bend St. Joseph's (5-0)
Northern Lakes Plymouth (7-0)
Northern State New Prairie (5-0)
Northwest Hoosier Twin Lakes (4-1) & Winamac (4-1)
Northwestern Gary Andrean (5-1), Gary Emerson (5-1), & Gary West (5-1)
Olympic
Pocket Fort Branch (8-0)
Rangeline
Sagamore
South Central Bloomington South
SIAC Division A Ev. Reitz (7-1)
SIAC Division B Tell City (6-0)
Three Rivers Triton (3-0)
Tri-Eastern
West Central
White River

City Champions


City Champion
Evansville Reitz (6-0)
Fort Wayne Luers 20, Dwenger 12
North Division: Dwenger (3-1) & North (3-1)
South Division: Luers (3-0)

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