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1950 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1950 record2–7 (1–4 Big Ten)
Head coachStu Holcomb (4th season)
MVPJames Janosek
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9/6 Michigan 4 1 1     6 3 1
#14/10 Ohio State 5 2 0     6 3 0
#NR/20 Wisconsin 5 2 0     6 3 0
#13/11 Illinois 4 2 0     7 2 0
Northwestern 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     3 5 1
Minnesota 1 4 1     1 7 1
Indiana 1 4 0     3 5 1
Purdue 1 4 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1950 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1950 Big Nine Conference football season. In their fourth season under head coach Stu Holcomb, the Boilermakers compiled a 2–7 record, finished in a three-way tie for last place in the Big Ten Conference with a 1–4 record against conference opponents, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 200 to 143.[1][2]

Notable players from the 1950 Purdue team included end Leo Sugar.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 30at No. 5 Texas*L 26-34
October 7at No. 1 Notre Dame*W 28-14
October 14Miami*No. 9L 14-20
October 21at IowaL 21-33
October 28No. 18 UCLA*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
L 6-20
November 4at No. 20 WisconsinL 7-33
November 11Northwestern
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
L 14-19
November 18at MinnesotaL 14-27
November 25Indiana
W 13-0
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Purdue Yearly Results (1950-1954)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/p/purdue/1950-1954_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
  2. "1950 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/purdue/1950-schedule.html. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
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