1916 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1916 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Western Conference
1916 record 2–4–1 (0–4–1 Western)
Head coach Cleo A. O'Donnell (1st season)
Captain P. H. Hake
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →
1916 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State $ 4 0 0     7 0 0
Northwestern 4 1 0     6 1 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     6 1 0
Chicago 3 3 0     3 4 0
Illinois 2 2 1     3 3 1
Wisconsin 1 2 1     4 2 1
Iowa 1 2 0     4 3 0
Indiana 0 3 1     2 4 1
Purdue 0 4 1     2 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1916 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1916 college football season. In their first season under head coach Cleo A. O'Donnell, the Boilermakers compiled a 2–4–1 record, finished in last place in the Western Conference with an 0–4–1 record against conference opponents, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 99 to 67. P. H. Hake was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 7DePauw*W 13–0
October 14Wabash*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 28–7
October 21at IowaL 6–24
October 28Illinois (rivalry)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 7–14
November 4at Chicago (rivalry)L 7–16
November 19at NorthwesternL 6–38
November 25Indiana (Old Oaken Bucket)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
T 0–0
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1916 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.