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1899 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1899 record4–4–1 (1–2 Western)
Head coachAlpha Jamison (2nd season)
CaptainEdward C. Robertson
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →
1899 Western Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago 4 0 0     16 0 2
Wisconsin 4 1 0     9 2 0
Northwestern 2 2 0     7 6 0
Michigan 1 1 0     8 2 0
Purdue 1 2 0     4 4 1
Minnesota 0 3 0     6 3 2
Illinois 0 3 0     3 5 1
† – Conference champion

The 1899 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1899 college football season. The Boilermakers compiled a 4–4–1 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 122 to 100 in their second season under head coach Alpha Jamison. Edward C. Robertson was the team captain.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30Purdue alumni*W 10–5
October 7Earlham*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 30–5[3]
October 14at Oberlin*Oberlin, OHL 0–12[4]
October 28DePauw*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 40–0[5]
November 4at Chicago L 0–44[6]
November 18Notre Dame *
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN (rivalry)
T 10–10[7]
November 22Illinois
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN (rivalry)
W 5–01,200[8]
November 25at Northwestern
L 0–29[9]
November 30Indiana *
L 5–17[10]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1899 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/purdue/1899-schedule.html. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
  2. "2016 Boilermaker Football Media Guide". Purdue University. 2016. p. 87. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/pur/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2016-17/misc_non_event/mediaguide.pdf.
  3. "Earlham Team Scored But the Rest of the Football Game Belonged to Purdue". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 5. October 8, 1899. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21115589/earlham_team_scored_but_the_rest_of_the/.
  4. "Oberlin Defeats Purdue Team". Chicago Tribune: p. 18. October 15, 1899. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21114965/oberlin_defeats_purdue_team/.
  5. "Forty to a Cipher: Record of Purdue's Victory Over De Pauw Eleven". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 4. October 29, 1899. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21115510/forty_to_a_cipher_record_of_purdues/.
  6. "Maroons Score at Will". Chicago Tribune: p. 17. November 5, 1899. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21115327/maroons_score_at_will_purdue_unable_to/.
  7. "Notre Dame, 10; Purdue, 10". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 4. November 19, 1899. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21115402/notre_dame_10_purdue_10/.
  8. "Purdue Wins, 5 to 0". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 5. November 23, 1899. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21115233/purdue_wins_5_to_0/.
  9. "Purple Defeats Purdue: Northwestern Plays Season's Last Game in Fine Form". Chicago Tribune: p. 19. November 26, 1899. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21050441/purple_defeats_purdue/.
  10. "Purdue Beaten by I. U.". The Indianapolis News: p. 12. December 1, 1899. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21115127/purdue_beaten_by_i_u/.
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