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1960 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 15
APNo. 19
1960 record4–4–1 (3–4 Big Ten)
Head coachJack Mollenkopf (5th season)
MVPBernie Allen
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1/1 Minnesota § 5 1 0     8 2 0
#3/2 Iowa § 5 1 0     8 1 0
#8/8 Ohio State 4 2 0     7 2 0
#15/11 Michigan State 3 2 0     6 2 1
Illinois 2 4 0     5 4 0
Michigan 2 4 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 2 4 0     5 4 0
#19/15 Purdue 2 4 0     4 4 1
Wisconsin 2 5 0     4 5 0
Indiana 0 0 0     1 8 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1960 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1960 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fifth season under head coach Jack Mollenkopf, the Boilermakers compiled a 4–4–1 record, finished in a four-way tie for fifth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 3–4 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 212 to 163.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 24No. 8 UCLA*T 27–27
October 1at No. 12 Notre Dame*W 51–19
October 8at WisconsinNo. 7L 13–24
October 15No. 3 Ohio State
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 24–21
October 22at No. 1 IowaNo. 10L 14–21
October 29Illinois
L 12–14
November 5at No. 17 Michigan StateL 13–17
November 12at No. 1 MinnesotaW 23–14
November 19Indiana
W 35–6
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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RosterEdit

  • QB Bernie Allen
  • E John Elwell
  • HB Jim Tiller

Game summariesEdit

Notre DameEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Notre Dame 13 0 0 6 19
Purdue 14 31 6 0 51


ReferencesEdit

  1. "Purdue Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/p/purdue/1960-1964_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
  2. "1960 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/purdue/1960-schedule.html. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
  3. College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
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