1908 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1908 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Western Conference
1908 record 4–3 (1–3 Western)
Head coach Frederick A. Speik (1st season)
Captain Asher E. Holloway
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →
1908 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago $ 5 0 0     5 0 1
Illinois 4 1 0     5 1 1
Wisconsin 2 1 0     5 1 0
Indiana 1 3 0     2 4 0
Purdue 1 3 0     4 3 0
Iowa 0 1 0     2 5 0
Minnesota 0 2 0     3 2 1
Northwestern 0 2 0     2 2 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1908 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1908 college football season. In their first season under head coach Frederick A. Speik, the Boilermakers compiled a 4–3 record, finished in a tie for fourth place in the Western Conference with a 1–3 record against conference opponents, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 124 to 78. Asher E. Holloway was a team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 3at Chicago (rivalry)L 0–39
October 10Earlham
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 40–0
October 17Monmouth
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 30–0
October 31DePauw*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 28–4
November 7at NorthwesternW 16–10
November 14Illinois (rivalry)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 6–15
November 21Indiana (Old Oaken Bucket)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 4–10
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1908 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. 88.