1901 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1901 record4–4–1 (0–3–1 Western)
Head coachD. M. Balliet (4th season)
CaptainJ. F. G. Miller
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Template:1901 Western Conference football standings The 1901 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1901 Western Conference football season. The Boilermakers compiled a 4–4–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 138 to 66 in their fourth, non-consecutive season under head coach D. M. Balliet. J. F. G. Miller was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

September 28[[{{{school}}}|Franklin]]*W 24–0[3]
October 5at Wabash*
W 45–0[4]
October 12at Chicago T 5–5[5]
October 19DePauw*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 19–0[6]
October 26at Indiana L 6–11[7]
November 2Case*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 23–0[8]
November 9at Notre Dame *L 6–12[9]
November 16Illinois
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN (rivalry)
L 6–28[10]
November 28Northwestern
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 5–10[11]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1901 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/purdue/1901-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. "Purdue, 24; Franklin, 0: Franklin Players Gave "Boiler Makers" Only Fair Practice". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 6. September 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29560068/purdue_24_franklin_0_franklin/.
  4. "Won By Forty-Five To Nothing: Purdue University Had an Easy Victory Over Wabash". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 1. October 6, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29560198/won_by_fortyfive_to_nothing_purdue/.
  5. "Maroons Are Tied By Purdue's Eleven". The Inter Ocean: p. 17. October 13, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29559718/maroons_are_tied_by_purdues_eleven/.
  6. "Football In Indiana: Purdue Defeats De Pauw at Lafayette by 19 to 0". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 6. October 20, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29560452/football_in_indiana_purdue_defeats_de/.
  7. "Game To Indiana: Purdue Beaten by Narrow Margin on Umpire's Decision". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 1. October 27, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29556068/game_to_indiana_purdue_beaten_by/.
  8. "Case Is Outclassed: Strong Purdue Team Does as It Pleases with the Scientists". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 6. November 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29560361/case_is_outclassed_strong_purdue_team/.
  9. "Purdue Team Beaten: Notre Dame Wins a Hard Game on the Home Grounds". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 5. November 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29520381/purdue_team_beaten_notre_dame_wins_a/.
  10. "Lost By Purdue: Hard and Fast Game with the University of Illinois". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 1. November 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29536525/lost_by_purdue_hard_and_fast_game_with/.
  11. "A Defeat With Honor: Purdue Scores Against Northwestern, but Is Unable to Win". The Indianapolis Journal: p. 1. November 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29553102/a_defeat_with_honor_purdue_scores/.
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