|1948 Purdue Boilermakers football|
|Conference||Big Nine Conference|
|1948 record||3–6 (2–4 Big Nine)|
|Head coach||Stu Holcomb (2nd season)|
|Home stadium||Ross–Ade Stadium|
|1948 Big Ten football standings|
|#1 Michigan †||6||–||0||–||0||9||–||0||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1948 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1948 Big Nine Conference football season. In their second season under head coach Stu Holcomb, the Boilermakers compiled a 3–6 record, finished in tie for fifth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 2–4 record against conference opponents, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 175 to 126.
Notable players from the 1948 Purdue team included halfback Harry Szulborski and tackle Phil O'Reilly.
|September 25||at Notre Dame*||L 27–28|
|October 2||at Northwestern||L 0–21|
|October 9||No. 7 Michigan||No. 15||L 0–40|
|October 16||at Iowa||W 20–13|
|October 23||at Illinois||L 6–10|
|October 30||Marquette*||W 14–9|
|November 6||at No. 19 Minnesota||L 7–34|
|November 13||Pittsburgh*||L 13–20|
|November 20||Indiana||W 39–0|
|1948 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster|
| Special teams
- ↑ "Purdue Yearly Results (1945-1949)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/p/purdue/1945-1949_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
- ↑ "1948 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/purdue/1948-schedule.html. Retrieved December 6, 2015.