1987 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1987 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1987 record 3–7–1 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coach Fred Akers (1st season)
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 69,200)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Michigan State $ 7 0 1     9 2 1
No. 16 Iowa 6 2 0     10 3 0
Indiana 6 2 0     8 4 0
No. 19 Michigan 5 3 0     8 4 0
Ohio State 4 4 0     6 4 1
Minnesota 3 5 0     6 5 0
Purdue 3 5 0     3 7 1
Illinois 2 5 1     3 7 1
Northwestern 2 6 0     2 8 1
Wisconsin 1 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 12 at No. 12 Washington* Husky StadiumSeattle, WA L 10–28   70,492
September 19 Louisville* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN T 22–22   63,125
September 26 No. 8 Notre Dame* Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) L 20–44   68,526
October 3 at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN L 19–21   49,376
October 10 Illinois Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Purdue Cannon) W 9–3   59,483
October 17 No. 17 Ohio State Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 17–20   66,501
October 24 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 14–38   67,700
October 31 Wisconsindagger Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 49–14   60,267
November 7 at No. 15 Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 3–45   76,933
November 14 Northwestern Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 20–15   50,468
November 21 at No. 20 Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) L 14–35   51,951
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

*Schedule Source:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Purdue (IN) Yearly Results: 1985–1989". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved March 23, 2013.