1895 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1895 Purdue Boilermakers football
1895 Purdue football team.jpg
Conference Independent
1895 record 4–3
Head coach D. M. Balliet (3rd season)
Captain C. H. Robertson
Seasons
← 1894
1896 →

The 1895 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1895 college football season. The Boilermakers compiled a 4–3 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 84 to 58 in their third season under head coach D. M. Balliet. C. H. Robertson was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26Iowa AgriculturalW 6–0(forfeit)
October 12Kentucky
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 32–0[3]
October 19vs. MissouriSt. LouisL 6–16[4]
October 29Minnesota
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 18–4[5]
November 2Northwestern
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 6–24[6]
November 16at MichiganL 10–121,000[7]
November 28Illinois (rivalry)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 6–25,000-7,000[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1895 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. 
  3. ^ "Purdue, 32; Kentucky, 0". The Indianapolis Journal. October 13, 1895. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "The Tigers Downed Purdue". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. October 20, 1895. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Crape on the Door". The Minneapolis Tribune. October 30, 1895. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Northwestern Defeats Purdue". Chicago Tribune. November 3, 1895. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Tears at Ann Arbor: Her Football Eleven Fails to Shut out the Purdues; Wins By Only Two Points; Michigan Team Weak From Her Trip to the East". The Inter Ocean. November 17, 1895 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Bully for Purdue: Sucker State Varsity Football Team Defeated at Lafayette". The Indianapolis Journal. November 29, 1895. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.