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1939 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1939 record3–3–2 (2–1–2 Big Ten)
Head coachAllen Elward (3rd season)
MVPFrank Bykowski
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#15 Ohio State 5 1 0     6 2 0
#9 Iowa 4 1 1     6 1 1
#20 Michigan 3 2 0     6 2 0
Purdue 2 1 2     3 3 2
Northwestern 3 2 1     3 4 1
Illinois 3 3 0     3 4 1
Minnesota 2 3 1     3 4 1
Indiana 2 3 0     2 4 2
Wisconsin 0 5 1     1 6 1
Chicago 0 3 0     2 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1939 Big Ten Conference football season. In their third season under head coach Allen Elward, the Boilermakers compiled a 3–3–2 record, finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 2–1–2 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 56 to 53.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 30at Notre Dame*L 0–3
October 14at MinnesotaT 13–13
October 21Michigan State*W 20–7
October 28at Santa Clara*L 6–13
November 4Iowa
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 0–4
November 11at NorthwesternW 3–0
November 18at WisconsinT 7–7
November 25at IndianaW 7–6
  • *Non-conference game

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