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1898 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1898 record3–3 (0–1 Western)
Head coachAlpha Jamison (1st season)
CaptainR. L. Spears
Seasons
← 1897
1899 →
1898 Western Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan 3 0 0     10 0 0
Chicago 3 1 0     14 2 1
Wisconsin 2 1 0     9 1 0
Illinois 1 1 0     4 5 0
Minnesota 1 2 0     4 5 0
Purdue 0 1 0     3 3 0
Northwestern 0 4 0     9 4 1
† – Conference champion

The 1898 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1898 Western Conference football season. The Boilermakers compiled a 3–3 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 37 to 33 in their first season under head coach Alpha Jamison. R. L. Spears was the team captain.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 8Purdue alumni*L 0–6
October 18at Haskell*
W 5–0[3]
October 22Haskell*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 15–0[4]
November 5at Chicago L 0–171,000[5]
November 12Indiana *
W 14–0[6]
November 24Oberlin*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 0–10[7]
  • *Non-conference game

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