1916 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1916 record2–4–1 (0–4–1 Western)
Head coachCleo A. O'Donnell (1st season)
CaptainP. H. Hake
← 1915
1917 →

Template:1916 Western Conference football standings The 1916 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1916 college football season. In their first season under head coach Cleo A. O'Donnell, the Boilermakers compiled a 2–4–1 record, finished in last place in the Western Conference with an 0–4–1 record against conference opponents, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 99 to 67. P. H. Hake was the team captain.[1][2]


October 7DePauw*W 13–0
October 14Wabash*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 28–7
October 21at IowaL 6–24
October 28Illinois
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN (rivalry)
L 7–14
November 4at Chicago L 7–16
November 19at NorthwesternL 6–38
November 25Indiana
T 0–0
  • *Non-conference game


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