1914 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1914 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Western Conference
1914 record 5–2 (2–2 Western)
Head coach Andy Smith (2nd season)
Captain H. S. O'Brien
Seasons
← 1913
1915 →
1914 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois $ 6 0 0     7 0 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     6 1 0
Chicago 4 2 1     4 2 1
Wisconsin 2 2 1     4 2 1
Ohio State 2 2 0     5 2 0
Purdue 2 2 0     5 2 0
Iowa 1 2 0     4 3 0
Indiana 1 4 0     3 4 0
Northwestern 0 6 0     1 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1914 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1914 college football season. In their second season under head coach Andy Smith, the Boilermakers compiled a 5–2 record, finished in a tie for fifth place in the Western Conference with a 2–2 record against conference opponents, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 157 to 73. H. S. O'Brien was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 3Wabash*W 27–3
October 10Western Reserve*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 26–0
October 17at WisconsinL 7–14
October 24at Chicago (rivalry)L 0–21
November 7Kentucky*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 40–6
November 14at NorthwesternW 34–6
November 21Indiana (Old Oaken Bucket)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 23–13
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1914 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.