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1938 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1938 record5–1–2 (3–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coachAllen Elward (2nd season)
MVPJoe Mihal
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Minnesota 4 1 0     6 2 0
#16 Michigan 3 1 1     6 1 1
Purdue 3 1 1     5 1 2
#17 Northwestern 2 1 2     4 2 2
Wisconsin 3 2 0     5 3 0
Ohio State 3 2 1     4 3 1
Illinois 2 3 0     3 5 0
Iowa 1 3 1     1 6 1
Indiana 1 4 0     1 6 1
Chicago 0 4 0     1 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1938 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1938 Big Ten Conference football season. In their second season under head coach Allen Elward, the Boilermakers compiled a 5–1–2 record, finished in a tie for second place in the Big Ten Conference with a 3–1–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 84 to 38.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 24Detroit*W 19–6
October 1at Butler*W 21–6
October 8at MinnesotaL 0–7
October 15at Fordham*T 6–6
October 22Wisconsin
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 13–7
October 29at IowaT 0–0
November 5at Ohio StateW 12–0
November 19Indiana
W 13–6
  • *Non-conference game


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