1902 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1902 record7–2–1 (2–2 Western)
Head coachCharles Best (1st season)
CaptainHarry G. Leslie
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Template:1902 Western Conference football standings The 1902 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1902 Western Conference football season. In their first season under head coach Charles Best, the Boilermakers compiled a 7–2–1 record, finished in fifth place in the Western Conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 315 to 68. Harry G. Leslie was the team captain.[1][2]


September 27[[{{{school}}}|Franklin]]*W 56–0
October 4DePauw*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 39–0
October 11at Chicago L 0–33
October 18at Illinois L 5–29
October 25Case*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 5–0
November 1at NorthwesternW 5–03,000[3]
November 8Greer College*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 73–0[4]
November 15Indiana
W 39–0
November 22Butler*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 87–0
November 27Notre Dame *
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN (rivalry)
T 6–6
  • *Non-conference game


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