1893 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1893 Purdue Boilermakers football
1893 Purdue football team.jpg
IIAA champion
Conference Indiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1893 record 5–2–1 (4–0 IIAA)
Head coach D. M. Balliet (1st season)
Captain W. P. Finney
Seasons
← 1892
1894 →
1893 IIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Purdue $ 4 0 0     5 2 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1893 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1893 college football season. The team compiled a 5–2–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 334 to 144 in its first season under head coach D. M. Balliet. W. P. Finney was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 14Indiana (rivalry)W 64–0
October 21Butler
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 96–0
October 25Chicago (rivalry)*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 20–10
November 4Wabash
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 48–8
November 11Michigan*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 8–462,000
November 18at Wisconsin*L 30–36
November 25Illinois (rivalry)*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
T 26–26
November 30vs. DePauwIndianapolisW 42–18
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1893 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ "2016 Boilermaker Football Media Guide" (PDF). Purdue University. 2016. p. 87.