1901 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1901 Purdue Boilermakers football
1901 Purdue football team.jpg
Conference Western Conference
1901 record 4–4–1 (0–3–1 Western)
Head coach D. M. Balliet (4th season)
Captain J. F. G. Miller
Seasons
← 1900
1902 →
1901 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan + 4 0 0     11 0 0
Wisconsin + 2 0 0     9 0 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     9 1 1
Illinois 4 2 0     8 2 0
Northwestern 3 2 0     8 2 1
Indiana 1 2 0     6 3 0
Purdue 0 3 1     4 4 1
Chicago 0 4 1     8 6 2
Iowa 0 3 0     6 3 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1901 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1901 Western Conference football season. The Boilermakers compiled a 4–4–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 138 to 66 in their fourth, non-consecutive season under head coach D. M. Balliet. J. F. G. Miller was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28Franklin*W 24–0
October 5Wabash*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 45–0
October 12at Chicago (rivalry)T 5–5
October 19DePauw*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 19–0
October 26at Indiana (Old Oaken Bucket)
L 6–11
November 2Butler*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 22–0
November 9at Notre Dame (rivalry)*L 6–12
November 16Illinois (rivalry)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 6–28
November 28Northwestern
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 5–10
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1901 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.