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1921 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1921 record1–6 (1–4 Big Ten)
Head coachWilliam Henry Dietz (1st season)
CaptainE. R. Carman
Seasons
← 1920
1922 →
1921 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Iowa 5 0 0     7 0 0
Chicago 4 1 0     6 1 0
Ohio State 4 1 0     5 2 0
Wisconsin 3 1 1     5 1 1
Michigan 2 1 1     5 1 1
Indiana 1 2 0     3 4 0
Minnesota 2 4 0     3 4 0
Illinois 1 4 0     3 4 0
Purdue 1 4 0     1 6 0
Northwestern 0 5 0     1 6 0
† – Conference champion

The 1921 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1921 Big Ten Conference football season. In their first season under head coach William Henry Dietz, the Boilermakers compiled a 1–6 record, finished in a tie for eighth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 1–4 record against conference opponents, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 95 to 9. E. R. Carman was the team captain.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1Wabash*L 0–9
October 8at Chicago L 0–9
October 15Notre Dame *
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN (rivalry)
L 0–33
October 29Iowa
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 6–13
November 5Northwesterndagger
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 3–0
November 12at Ohio StateL 0–28
November 19at Indiana L 0–3
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

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