1892 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1892 Purdue Boilermakers football
1892 Purdue football team.jpg
ICAA champion
Conference Indiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1892 record 8–0 (4–0 ICAA)
Head coach Knowlton Ames (2nd season)
Captain J. C. Teeters
Home stadium Stuart Field
Seasons
← 1891
1893 →
1892 IIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Purdue $ 4 0 0     8 0 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1892 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University in the 1892 college football season. In their second year under head coach Knowlton Ames, the Boilermakers compiled an undefeated 8–0 record (5–0 Big Ten) and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 320 to 24, including victories over Illinois (12-6), Wisconsin (32-4), Michigan (24-0), Indiana (68-0), and Chicago (38-0). J. C. Teeters was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 8at Illinois (rivalry)*W 12–6
October 15at WabashCrawfordsville, INW 72–0[3]
October 19Wisconsin*W 34–6
October 24Michigan*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 24–0
October 29Butler
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 40–6
November 5Indiana (rivalry)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 68–0
November 19Chicago (rivalry)*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 38–0
November 24vs. DePauwIndianapolisW 32–610,000[4]
  • *Non-conference game

Players[edit]

  • H. L. Browne, quarterback
  • Leon Crowell, left end
  • Larry Downs, left guard
  • Bill Finney, left tackle
  • A. L. Fulkerson, left guard
  • Gerber, left tackle
  • Joe Hudelson, halfback
  • A. P. Jamison, left halfback
  • S. M. Kintner, quarterback
  • Jesse Little, right tackle
  • Walt Muessel, right guard
  • Edwin Olin, end
  • Cecil Polk, right end
  • Archibald Stevenson, center
  • Jimmy Studebaker, fullback
  • Jack Thompson, right halfback

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Purdue Yearly Results (1890-1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "2016 Boilermaker Football Media Guide" (PDF). Purdue University. 2016. p. 87. 
  3. ^ "Wabash Not In It". The Indianapolis Journal. October 16, 1892. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "DePauw Not Shut Out". The Indianapolis Journal. November 25, 1892. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com.