1904 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1904 Purdue Boilermakers football
1904 Purdue football team.jpg
Conference Western Conference
1904 record 9–3 (1–2 Western)
Head coach Oliver Cutts (2nd season)
Captain D. M. Allen
Seasons
← 1903
1905 →
1904 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Minnesota + 3 0 0     13 0 0
Michigan + 2 0 0     10 0 0
Chicago 5 1 1     10 1 1
Illinois 3 1 1     9 2 1
Northwestern 1 2 0     8 2 0
Purdue 1 2 0     9 3 0
Iowa 0 3 0     7 4 0
Wisconsin 0 3 0     5 3 0
Indiana 0 3 0     6 4 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1904 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1904 Western Conference football season. In their second season under head coach Oliver Cutts, the Boilermakers compiled a 9–3 record, finished in sixth place in the Western Conference with a 1–2 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 176 to 66.[1][2][3] D. M. Allen was the team captain.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 17Purdue alumni*L 2–6
September 24North Division High School*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 5–0
September 28Beloit*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 11–0
October 1Earlham*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 28–11[4]
October 8at Chicago (rivalry)L 0–20[5]
October 15Wabash*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 6–0[6]
October 22Illinois (rivalry)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 6–24[7]
October 28vs. Missouri*W 11–03,000[8]
November 5Indiana Medical College*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 34–5[9]
November 12vs. Indiana (Old Oaken Bucket)W 27–015,000[10]
November 19Culver Military Academy*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 10–0[11]
November 24Notre Dame (rivalry)*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 36–0[12]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2016 Boilermaker Football Media Guide" (PDF). Purdue University. 2016. p. 88. 
  2. ^ "1904 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. ^ "Earlham Makes a Game Fight". Richmond Daily Palladium. October 2, 1904. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Chicago, 20; Purdue, 0". Chicago Tribune. October 9, 1904. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Purdue Wins by a Single Touchdown". The Indianapolis Star. October 16, 1904. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Purdue Fails To Defeat Illinois". The Indianapolis Star. October 23, 1904. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Purdue Backs Grind Up Missouri's Line". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. October 29, 1904. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "Purdue Piles Up Score of 34 to 5". The Muncie Morning Star. November 6, 1904. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ "Purdue Rides Over Indiana at Football". The Indianapolis Star. November 13, 1904. pp. 1, 17 – via Newspapers.com. 
  11. ^ "Purdue-Culver Game Is Turned into a Farce". The Indianapolis Star. November 20, 1904. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com. 
  12. ^ "Purdue Clinches Football Honors". The Indianapolis Star. November 25, 1904. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.