1926 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1926 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1926 record 5–2–1 (2–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coach James Phelan (5th season)
Captain T. E. Hogan
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan + 5 0 0     7 1 0
Northwestern + 5 0 0     7 1 0
Ohio State 3 1 0     7 1 0
Purdue 2 1 1     5 2 1
Wisconsin 3 2 1     5 2 1
Illinois 2 2 0     6 2 0
Minnesota 2 2 0     5 3 0
Indiana 0 4 0     3 5 0
Iowa 0 5 0     3 5 0
Chicago 0 5 0     2 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1926 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1926 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fifth season under head coach James Phelan, the Boilermakers compiled a 5–2–1 record, finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 2–1–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 146 to 67. T. E. Hogan was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 2at Navy*L 13–17
October 9Wabash*W 21–148,000
October 16Wisconsin
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
T 0–011,000
October 23at Chicago (rivalry)W 6–040,000
October 30Indiana State*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 38–0
November 6at NorthwesternL 0–2237,000
November 13Franklin*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 44–0
November 20Indiana (Old Oaken Bucket)
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 24–1414,000
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1926 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.