|1949 Purdue Boilermakers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1949 record||3–6 (2–4 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Stu Holcomb (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Ross–Ade Stadium|
|1949 Big Ten football standings|
|#6 Ohio State §||4||–||1||–||1||7||–||1||–||2|
|#7 Michigan §||4||–||1||–||1||6||–||2||–||1|
|§ – Conference co-champions |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1949 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1949 Big Nine Conference football season. In their third season under head coach Stu Holcomb, the Boilermakers compiled a 3–6 record, finished in eighth 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 1949 Purdue team included tackle Lou Karras and fullback John Kerestes.
|September 24||at Northwestern||L 6–20|
|October 1||Iowa||L 7–21|
|October 8||No. 2 Notre Dame*||L 12–35|
|October 14||at Miami (FL)*||W 14–0|
|October 22||Illinois||L 0–19|
|October 29||at No. 7 Minnesota||W 13–7|
|November 5||at No. 5 Michigan||L 12–20|
|November 12||Marquette*||W 41–7|
|November 19||at Indiana||W 14–6|
- "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.
- "1949 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/purdue/1949-schedule.html. Retrieved December 6, 2015.