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1967 Purdue Boilermakers football
Big Ten co-champion
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 9
1967 record8–2 (6–1 Big Ten)
Head coachJack Mollenkopf (12th season)
MVPLeroy Keyes
CaptainJim Beirne, Bob Sebeck
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1966
1968 →
1967 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/6 Indiana § 6 1 0     9 2 0
#NR/18 Minnesota § 6 1 0     8 2 0
#9/9 Purdue § 6 1 0     8 2 0
Ohio State 5 2 0     6 3 0
Illinois 3 4 0     4 6 0
Michigan 3 4 0     4 6 0
Michigan State 3 4 0     3 7 0
Northwestern 2 5 0     3 7 0
Iowa 0 6 1     1 8 1
Wisconsin 0 6 1     0 9 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1967 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1967 Big Ten Conference football season. In their 12th season under head coach Jack Mollenkopf, the Boilermakers compiled an 8–2 record, finished in a three-way tie for the Big Ten Conference championship with a 6–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 291 to 154.[1][2]

Purdue's junior running back Leroy Keyes rushed for 986 yards in 1967, was selected as a consensus first-team All-American,[3] and was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Other notable players from the 1967 Purdue team included quarterback Mike Phipps, running back Perry Williams, offensive end Jim Beirne, offensive tackle Chuck Kuzneski, offensive guard Bob Sebeck, middle guard Chuck Kyle, linebacker Dick Marvel, defensive ends George Olion and Bob Holmes, defensive tackle Lance Olssen, and defensive back Tim Foley.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September27vs. Texas A&M*W 24–2027,500
September 30No. 1 Notre Dame*No. 10W 28–2162,316
October 7NorthwesternNo. 4
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 25–1661,093
October 14at Ohio StateNo. 2W 41–684,069
October 21Oregon State*daggerNo. 2
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 14–2260,147
October 28at IowaNo. 7W 41–2256,504
November 4at IllinoisNo. 6W 42–961,262
November 11MinnesotaNo. 5
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 41–1255,647
November 18Michigan StateNo. 3
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 21–761,364
November 25at IndianaNo. 3L 14–1952,770
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game
Schedule Source:[2]

RosterEdit

1967 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 10 Kiepert, DonDon Kiepert So
QB 15 Phipps, MikeMike Phipps So
QB 16 Klutcharch, JimJim Klutcharch So
QB 19 Emch, LarryLarry Emch Jr
HB 23 Keyes, LeroyLeroy Keyes Jr
HB 25 Kirkpatrick, JimJim Kirkpatrick So
HB, K 34 Baltzell, BobBob Baltzell So
HB 35 Troyer, LeonLeon Troyer Jr
HB 41 Hurst, BobBob Hurst Sr
HB 46 Crowley, EdEd Crowley So
FB 47 Williams, PerryPerry Williams Jr
T 49 Ryan, LeeLee Ryan Jr
G 50 Stydahar, DavidDavid Stydahar Jr
C 56 Whitehead, WalterWalter Whitehead So
C 57 Frame, MikeMike Frame Jr
G 61 Roberts, GaryGary Roberts Jr
G 64 Piper, DaveDave Piper So
G 65 Sebeck, BobBob Sebeck (C) Sr
G 66 Kuzneski, ChuckChuck Kuzneski Sr
T, LB 67 King, ClantonClanton King Jr
T 70 Kuntz, RandyRandy Kuntz So
T 71 Rafa, FredFred Rafa Sr
T, G 72 Yanchar, BillBill Yanchar So
T 74 Bonk, JimJim Bonk Jr
T 76 Haug, FredFred Haug Jr
E 81 Beirne, JimJim Beirne (C) Sr
E 82 Dillingham, BobBob Dillingham Jr
E 83 Griffin, MarionMarion Griffin Jr
E 84 Walsh, JoeJoe Walsh So
E 88 McKoy, BillyBilly McKoy So
G 95 Kelley, PhilPhil Kelley So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
HB 22 Cirbes, DennisDennis Cirbes Sr
DE 29 Wirgowski, DennyDenny Wirgowski So
HB 32 Webster, DonDon Webster So
LB 42 Marvel, DickDick Marvel Jr
HB 43 Foley, TimTim Foley So
HB 45 Corby, BobBob Corby Sr
LB 51 Weskamp, BobBob Weskamp So
LB 58 Yunaska, BobBob Yunaska Jr
G 60 Kyle, ChuckChuck Kyle Jr
LB 68 Burke, FrankFrank Burke Jr
T 75 Olssen, LanceLance Olssen Sr
E 87 Olion, GeorgeGeorge Olion Sr
E 90 Nelson, WillieWillie Nelson So
E 91 Heiss, DaveDave Heiss So
E 93 Holmes, BobBob Holmes So
E 94 Liber, BillBill Liber So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 21 Berg, DickDick Berg So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Purdue Yearly Results (1965-1969)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/p/purdue/1965-1969_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "1967 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/purdue/1967-schedule.html. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
  3. "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 7. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2014/Awards.pdf. Retrieved February 10, 2015.

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