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1904 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1904 record9–3 (1–2 Western)
Head coachOliver Cutts (2nd season)
CaptainD. M. Allen
Seasons
← 1903
1905 →

Template:1904 Western Conference football standings The 1904 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1904 Western Conference football season. In their second season under head coach Oliver Cutts, the Boilermakers compiled a 9–3 record, finished in sixth place in the Western Conference with a 1–2 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 176 to 66.[1][2][3] D. M. Allen was the team captain.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 17Purdue alumni*L 2–6
September 24North Division High School*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 5–0
September 28Beloit*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 11–0
October 1Earlham*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 28–11[4]
October 8at Chicago L 0–20[5]
October 15Wabash*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 6–0[6]
October 22Illinois
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN (rivalry)
L 6–24[7]
October 28vs. Missouri* St. LouisW 11–03,000[8]
November 5Indiana Medical College*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 34–5[9]
November 12vs. Indiana W 27–015,000[10]
November 19Culver Military Academy*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 10–0[11]
November 24Notre Dame *
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN (rivalry)
W 36–0[12]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "2016 Boilermaker Football Media Guide". Purdue University. 2016. p. 88. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/pur/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2016-17/misc_non_event/mediaguide.pdf.
  2. "1904 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/purdue/1904-schedule.html. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
  3. "Purdue 2006 Football Information Guide". Purdue University. p. 126. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/pur/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/06fbg-123-208.pdf. Retrieved December 29, 2016.
  4. "Earlham Makes a Game Fight". Richmond Daily Palladium: p. 5. October 2, 1904. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21111295/earlham_makes_a_game_fight/.
  5. "Chicago, 20; Purdue, 0". Chicago Tribune: p. 13. October 9, 1904. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21110973/chicago_20_purdue_0/.
  6. "Purdue Wins by a Single Touchdown". The Indianapolis Star: p. 18. October 16, 1904. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21111875/purdue_wins_by_a_single_touchdown/.
  7. "Purdue Fails To Defeat Illinois". The Indianapolis Star: p. 14. October 23, 1904. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/9318029/the_indianapolis_star/.
  8. "Purdue Backs Grind Up Missouri's Line". St. Louis Post-Dispatch: p. 6. October 29, 1904. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21111669/purdue_backs_grind_up_missouris_line/.
  9. "Purdue Piles Up Score of 34 to 5". The Muncie Morning Star: p. 7. November 6, 1904. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21111152/purdue_piles_up_score_of_34_to_5/.
  10. "Purdue Rides Over Indiana at Football". The Indianapolis Star: pp. 1, 17. November 13, 1904. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21110878/purdue_rides_over_indiana_at_football/.
  11. "Purdue-Culver Game Is Turned into a Farce". The Indianapolis Star: p. 17. November 20, 1904. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21110768/purdueculver_game_is_turned_into_a/.
  12. "Purdue Clinches Football Honors". The Indianapolis Star: p. 7. November 25, 1904. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21111777/purdue_clinches_football_honors/.
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