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1941 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1941 record2–5–1 (1–3 Big Ten)
Head coachAllen Elward (5th season)
MVPBill Combs
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1940
1942 →
1941 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Minnesota 5 0 0     8 0 0
#5 Michigan 3 1 1     6 1 1
#13 Ohio State 3 1 1     6 1 1
#11 Northwestern 4 2 0     5 3 0
Wisconsin 3 3 0     3 5 0
Iowa 2 4 0     3 5 0
Purdue 1 3 0     2 5 1
Indiana 1 3 0     2 6 0
Illinois 0 5 0     2 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1941 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1941 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fifth season under head coach Allen Elward, the Boilermakers compiled a 2–5–1 record, finished in a tie for seventh place in the Big Ten Conference with a 1–3 record against conference opponents, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 62 to 27.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 27Vanderbilt*L 0–3
October 4at Pittsburgh*W 6–0
October 18at No. 10 Ohio StateL 14–16
October 25Iowa
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 7–6
November 1at No. 3 Fordham*L 0–1720,500
November 8Michigan State*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
T 0–0
November 15at WisconsinL 0–13
November 22at IndianaL 0–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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