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1961 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 12
1961 record6–3 (4–2 Big Ten)
Head coachJack Mollenkopf (6th season)
MVPJack Elwell
CaptainJack Elwell
CaptainStan Sczurek
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/2 Ohio State 6 0 0     8 0 1
#6/6 Minnesota 6 1 0     8 2 0
#8/9 Michigan State 5 2 0     7 2 0
#12/11 Purdue 4 2 0     6 3 0
#NR/18 Wisconsin 4 3 0     6 3 0
Michigan 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 2 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 0 6 0     2 7 0
Illinois 0 7 0     0 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1961 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1961 Big Ten Conference football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 23at Washington*W 13–655,000
October 7Notre Dame*L 20–2251,295
October 14Miami (OH)*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 19–641,924
October 21at MichiganL 14–1666,805
October 28No. 5 Iowadagger
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 9–050,127
November 4at IllinoisW 23–935,077
November 11No. 6 Michigan State
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 7–645,638
November 18at No. 5 MinnesotaNo. 7
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 7–1067,081
November 25at IndianaW 34–1236,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 2011 Purdue football information guide.
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