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1926 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1926 record5–2–1 (2–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coachJames Phelan (5th season)
CaptainT. E. Hogan
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Michigan § 5 0 0     7 1 0
#10T Northwestern § 5 0 0     7 1 0
#7 Ohio State 3 1 0     7 1 0
Purdue 2 1 1     5 2 1
Wisconsin 3 2 1     5 2 1
#10T Illinois 2 2 0     6 2 0
Minnesota 2 2 0     5 3 0
Indiana 0 4 0     3 5 0
Iowa 0 5 0     3 5 0
Chicago 0 5 0     2 6 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1926 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1926 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fifth season under head coach James Phelan, the Boilermakers compiled a 5–2–1 record, finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 2–1–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 146 to 67. T. E. Hogan was the team captain.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 2at Navy*L 13–17
October 9Wabash*W 21–148,000
October 16Wisconsin
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
T 0–011,000
October 23at Chicago W 6–040,000
October 30Indiana State*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 38–0
November 6at NorthwesternL 0–2237,000
November 13Franklin*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 44–0
November 20Indiana
W 24–1414,000
  • *Non-conference game

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