|1959 Purdue Boilermakers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1959 record||5–2–2 (4–2–1 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Jack Mollenkopf (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Ross–Ade Stadium|
|1959 Big Ten football standings|
|#6/6 Wisconsin †||5||–||2||–||0||7||–||3||–||0|
|#NR/16 Michigan State||4||–||2||–||0||5||–||4||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1959 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1959 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fourth season under head coach Jack Mollenkopf, the Boilermakers compiled a 5–2–2 record, finished in a tie for third place in the Big Ten Conference with a 4–2–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 109 to 81.
|September 18||at UCLA*||No. 11||T 0–0|
|October 3||No. 8 Notre Dame*||W 28–7|
|October 10||No. 9 Wisconsin||No. 7||W 21–0|
|October 17||at Ohio State||No. 6||L 0–15|
|October 24||No. 15 Iowa||No. 14||W 14–7|
|October 31||at Illinois||No. 11||T 7–7|
|November 7||at Michigan State||No. 14||L 0–15|
|November 14||Minnesota||W 29–23|
|November 21||at Indiana||W 10–7|
- ↑ "Purdue Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/p/purdue/1955-1959_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
- ↑ "1959 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/purdue/1959-schedule.html. Retrieved December 6, 2015.