|1927 Purdue Boilermakers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1927 record||6–2 (2–2 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||James Phelan (6th season)|
|Captain||Chester "Cotton" Wilcox|
|Home stadium||Ross–Ade Stadium|
|1927 Big Ten football standings|
|#1 Illinois §||5||–||0||–||0||7||–||0||–||1|
|#3 Minnesota §||3||–||0||–||1||6||–||0||–||2|
|§ – Conference co-champions |
Rankings from Dickinson System
The 1927 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1927 Big Ten Conference football season. In their sixth season under head coach James Phelan, the Boilermakers compiled a 6–2 record, finished in fifth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 2–2 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 170 to 38. Chester "Cotton" Wilcox was the team captain.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|October 1||DePauw*||W 15–0|
|October 8||at Harvard*||W 19–0||25,000|
|October 15||at Chicago||L 6–7||45,000|
|October 22||at Wisconsin||L 6–12||15,000|
|October 29||Montana State*||W 39–7||7,000|
|November 5||Northwestern||W 18–6||15,000|
|November 12||Franklin*||W 46–0|
|November 19||at Indiana||W 21–6||26,000|
References[edit | edit source]
- "1927 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/purdue/1927-schedule.html. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
- "2016 Boilermaker Football Media Guide". Purdue University. 2016. p. 89. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/pur/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2016-17/misc_non_event/mediaguide.pdf.