1899 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1899 Purdue Boilermakers football
1899 Purdue football team.jpg
Conference Western Conference
1899 record 4–4–1 (1–2 Western)
Head coach Alpha Jamison (2nd season)
Captain Edward C. Robertson
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →
1899 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago $ 4 0 0     16 0 2
Wisconsin 4 1 0     9 2 0
Northwestern 2 2 0     7 6 0
Michigan 1 1 0     8 2 0
Purdue 1 2 0     4 4 1
Minnesota 0 3 0     6 3 2
Illinois 0 3 0     3 5 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1899 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1899 college football season. The Boilermakers compiled a 4–4–1 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 122 to 100 in their second season under head coach Alpha Jamison. Edward C. Robertson was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30Purdue alumni*W 10–5
October 7Earlham*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 30–5[3]
October 14at Oberlin*Oberlin, OHL 0–12[4]
October 28DePauw*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 40–0[5]
November 4at Chicago (rivalry)L 0–44[6]
November 18Notre Dame (rivalry)*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
T 10–10[7]
November 22Illinois (rivalry)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 5–01,200[8]
November 25at Northwestern
L 0–29[9]
November 30Indiana (Old Oaken Bucket)*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 5–17[10]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1899 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. ^ "Earlham Team Scored But the Rest of the Football Game Belonged to Purdue". The Indianapolis Journal. October 8, 1899. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Oberlin Defeats Purdue Team". Chicago Tribune. October 15, 1899. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Forty to a Cipher: Record of Purdue's Victory Over De Pauw Eleven". The Indianapolis Journal. October 29, 1899. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Maroons Score at Will". Chicago Tribune. November 5, 1899. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Notre Dame, 10; Purdue, 10". The Indianapolis Journal. November 19, 1899. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Purdue Wins, 5 to 0". The Indianapolis Journal. November 23, 1899. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "Purple Defeats Purdue: Northwestern Plays Season's Last Game in Fine Form". Chicago Tribune. November 26, 1899. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ "Purdue Beaten by I. U." The Indianapolis News. December 1, 1899. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com.