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1923 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1923 record2–5–1 (1–4 Big Ten)
Head coachJames Phelan (2nd season)
CaptainRalph Claypool
Home stadiumStuart Field
Seasons
← 1922
1924 →
1923 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois § 5 0 0     8 0 0
Michigan § 4 0 0     8 0 0
Chicago 5 1 0     7 1 0
Minnesota 2 1 1     5 1 1
Iowa 3 3 0     5 3 0
Indiana 2 2 0     3 4 0
Wisconsin 1 3 1     3 3 1
Ohio State 1 4 0     3 4 1
Purdue 1 4 0     2 5 1
Northwestern 0 6 0     2 6 0
§ – Conference co-champions

The 1923 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1923 Big Ten Conference football season. In their second season under head coach James Phelan, the Boilermakers compiled a 2–5–1 record, finished in a tie for seventh 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 106 to 65. Ralph Claypool was the team captain.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 6Wilmington*W 39–0
October 13at IowaL 0–7
October 20Wabash*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
T 7–7
October 27at Chicago L 6–20
November 3at Notre Dame *L 7–3420,000
November 10Ohio State
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 0–32
November 17Northwesterndagger
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 6–3
November 24at Indiana L 0–3
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

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