1927 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1927 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1927 record 6–2 (2–2 Big Ten)
Head coach James Phelan (6th season)
Captain Chester "Cotton" Wilcox
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1926
1928 →
1927 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Illinois + 5 0 0     7 0 1
#3 Minnesota + 3 0 1     6 0 2
#7 Michigan 3 2 0     6 2 0
Chicago 3 3 0     4 4 0
Purdue 2 2 0     6 2 0
Northwestern 2 3 0     4 4 0
Ohio State 2 3 0     4 4 0
Indiana 1 2 1     3 4 1
Iowa 1 4 0     4 4 0
Wisconsin 1 4 0     4 4 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1927 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1927 Big Ten Conference football season. In their sixth season under head coach James Phelan, the Boilermakers compiled a 6–2 record, finished in fifth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 2–2 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 170 to 38. Chester "Cotton" Wilcox was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1DePauw*W 15–0
October 8at Harvard*W 19–025,000
October 15at Chicago (rivalry)L 6–745,000
October 22at WisconsinL 6–1215,000
October 29Montana State*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 39–77,000
November 5Northwestern
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 18–615,000
November 12Franklin*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 46–0
November 19at Indiana (Old Oaken Bucket)W 21–626,000
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1927 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.