1912 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1912 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Western Conference
1912 record 4–2–1 (2–2–1 Western)
Head coach Bill Horr (3rd season)
Captain R. R. Hutchison
Seasons
← 1911
1913 →
1912 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wisconsin $ 5 0 0     7 0 0
Chicago 6 1 0     6 1 0
Purdue 2 2 1     4 2 1
Minnesota 2 2 0     4 3 0
Northwestern 2 3 0     2 3 1
Illinois 1 3 1     3 3 1
Iowa 1 3 0     4 3 0
Indiana 0 5 0     2 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1912 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1912 college football season. In their third season under head coach Bill Horr, the Boilermakers compiled a 4–2–1 record, finished in third place in the Western Conference with a 2–2–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 176 to 70. R. R. Hutchison was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 5DePauw*W 21–0
October 19at WisconsinL 0–41
October 26at Chicago (rivalry)L 0–7
November 3at NorthwesternW 21–6
November 9Illinois (rivalry)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
T 9–9
November 17Rose Polytechnic*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 91–0
November 24Indiana (Old Oaken Bucket)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 34–7
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1912 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.