1896 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1896 Purdue Boilermakers football
1896 Purdue football team.jpg
Conference Western Conference
1896 record 4–2–1 (0–2–1 Western)
Head coach Samuel M. Hammond (1st season)
Captain Alpha Jamison
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →
1896 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wisconsin $ 2 0 1     7 1 1
Michigan 2 1 0     9 1 0
Northwestern 2 1 1     6 1 2
Chicago 3 2 0     15 2 1
Minnesota 1 2 0     8 2 0
Illinois 0 2 1     4 2 1
Purdue 0 2 1     4 2 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1896 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1896 Western Conference football season. The Boilermakers compiled a 4–2–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 122 to 60 in their first season under head coach Samuel M. Hammond.[1][2][3] Alpha Jamison was the team captain.[4]

Schedule[edit]

  1. October 3, 1896: Greer W 36–0
  2. October 10, 1896: Rush Medical W 32–4
  3. October 17, 1896: @ Minnesota L 0–14
  4. October 24, 1896: Michigan L 0–16
  5. November 7, 1896: @ DePauw W 22–0
  6. November 14, 1896: @ Notre Dame W 28–22
  7. November 25, 1896: Illinois T 4–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Purdue Yearly Results (1895-1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1896 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 6, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Purdue 2006 Football Information Guide" (PDF). Purdue University. p. 126. Retrieved December 29, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Purdue 2006 Football Information Guide (Supplemental Material)" (PDF). Purdue University. p. 83 of 97. Retrieved December 29, 2016.