1928 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1928 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1928 record 5–2–1 (2–2–1 Big Ten)
Head coach James Phelan (7th season)
Captain H. S. Olson
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1927
1929 →
1928 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois $ 4 1 0     7 1 0
Wisconsin 3 1 1     7 1 1
Minnesota 4 2 0     6 2 0
Iowa 3 2 0     6 2 0
Ohio State 3 2 0     5 2 1
Purdue 2 2 1     5 2 1
Northwestern 2 3 0     5 3 0
Michigan 2 3 0     3 4 1
Indiana 2 4 0     4 4 0
Chicago 0 5 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1928 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1928 college football season. In their seventh season under head coach James Phelan, the Boilermakers compiled a 5–2–1 record, finished in sixth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 2–2–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 143 to 41. H. S. Olson was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 6DePauw*W 31–0
October 13at MinnesotaL 0–1525,000
October 20Wisconsindagger
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
T 19–19
October 27at Chicago (rivalry)W 40–035,000
November 3Case*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 19–0
November 10at NorthwesternL 6–730,000
November 17Wabash*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 14–0
November 24Indiana
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 14–025,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1928 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.