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1937 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1937 record4–3–1 (2–2–1 Big Ten)
Head coachAllen Elward (1st season)
MVPCecil Isbell
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Minnesota 5 0 0     6 2 0
#13 Ohio State 5 1 0     6 2 0
Indiana 3 2 0     5 3 0
Michigan 3 3 0     4 4 0
Northwestern 3 3 0     4 4 0
Purdue 2 2 1     4 3 1
Wisconsin 2 2 1     4 3 1
Illinois 2 3 0     3 3 2
Chicago 0 4 0     1 6 0
Iowa 0 5 0     1 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1937 Big Ten Conference football season. In their first season under head coach Allen Elward, the Boilermakers compiled a 4–3–1 record, finished in a tie for sixth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 2–2–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 83 to 69.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25Butler*W 33–7
October 2at Ohio StateL 0–13
October 9[[{{{school}}}|Carnegie Tech]]*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 7–0
October 16at NorthwesternL 7–14
October 30Iowa
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 13–0
November 6at No. 5 Fordham*L 3–21
November 13at WisconsinT 7–7
November 20at No. 20 IndianaW 13–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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