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1946 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1946 record2–6–1 (0–5–1 Big Ten)
Head coachCecil Isbell (3rd season)
MVPNorman Maloney
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →
1946 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Illinois 6 1 0     8 2 0
#6 Michigan 5 1 1     6 2 1
#20 Indiana 4 2 0     6 3 0
Iowa 3 3 0     5 4 0
Minnesota 3 4 0     5 4 0
Ohio State 2 3 1     4 3 2
Northwestern 2 3 1     4 4 1
Wisconsin 2 5 0     4 5 0
Purdue 0 5 1     2 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1946 Big Ten Conference football season. In their third season under head coach Cecil Isbell, the Boilermakers compiled a 2–6–1 record, finished in last place in the Big Ten Conference with an 0–5–1 record against conference opponents, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 208 to 97.[1][2]

Notable players from the 1946 Purdue team included guard Dick Barwegen.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 21Miami (OH)*W 13–7
September 28at IowaL 0–16
October 5at IllinoisL 7–43
October 12at No. 3 Notre Dame*L 6–49
October 19at Ohio StateT 14–14
October 26at Pittsburgh*W 10–8
November 2No. 18 Wisconsin
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 20–24
November 9at MinnesotaL 7–13
November 23Indiana
L 20–34
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


RosterEdit

1946 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 87 DeMoss, BobBob DeMoss So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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