1920 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1920 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1920 record 2–5 (0–4 Big Ten)
Head coach A. G. Scanlon (3rd season)
Captain F. J. Birk
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State $ 5 0 0     7 1 0
Wisconsin 4 1 0     6 1 0
Indiana 3 1 0     5 2 0
Illinois 4 2 0     5 2 0
Iowa 3 2 0     5 2 0
Michigan 2 2 0     5 2 0
Northwestern 2 3 0     3 4 0
Chicago 2 4 0     3 4 0
Purdue 0 4 0     2 5 0
Minnesota 0 6 0     1 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1920 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1920 college football season. In their third season under head coach A. G. Scanlon, the Boilermakers compiled a 2–5 record, finished in ninth place in the Big Ten Conference with an 0–4 record against conference opponents, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 103 to 36. F. J. Birk was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 2DePauw*W 10–0
October 9at Chicago (rivalry)L 0–20
October 16at Ohio StateL 0–17
October 30Wabash*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 19–14
November 6at Notre Dame (rivalry)*L 0–28
November 13at NorthwesternL 0–14
November 20Indiana (Old Oaken Bucket)
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 7–10
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1920 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. 89.