American Football Database
1912 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1912 record4–2–1 (2–2–1 Western)
Head coachBill Horr (3rd season)
CaptainR. R. Hutchison
← 1911
1913 →

Template:1912 Western Conference football standings The 1912 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1912 college football season. In their third season under head coach Bill Horr, the Boilermakers compiled a 4–2–1 record, finished in third place in the Western Conference with a 2–2–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 176 to 70. R. R. Hutchison was the team captain.[1][2]


October 5DePauw*W 21–0
October 19at WisconsinL 0–41
October 26at Chicago L 0–7
November 3at NorthwesternW 21–6
November 9Illinois
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN (rivalry)
T 9–9
November 17Rose Polytechnic*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 91–0
November 24Indiana
W 34–7
  • *Non-conference game