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1968 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 10
1968 record8–2 (5–2 Big Ten)
Head coachJack Mollenkopf
MVPLeroy Keyes
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1/1 Ohio State 7 0 0     10 0 0
#12/15 Michigan 6 1 0     8 2 0
#10/11 Purdue 5 2 0     8 2 0
#NR/18 Minnesota 5 2 0     6 4 0
Indiana 4 3 0     6 4 0
Iowa 4 3 0     5 5 0
Michigan State 2 5 0     5 5 0
Illinois 1 6 0     1 9 0
Northwestern 1 6 0     1 9 0
Wisconsin 0 7 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1968 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1968 Big Ten Conference football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 21Virginia*No. 1W 44–6
September 28at No. 2 Notre Dame*No. 1W 37–22
October 5at NorthwesternNo. 1W 43–6
October 12at No. 4 Ohio StateNo. 1L 0–13
October 19Wake Forest*No. 5
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 28–27
October 26IowaNo. 7
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 44–14
November 2IllinoisNo. 6
W 35–17
November 9at MinnesotaNo. 6L 13–27
November 16at Michigan StateNo. 15W 9–0
November 23IndianaNo. 12
W 38–35
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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RosterEdit

1968 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 70 Green, DonnieDonnie Green So
RB 23 Keyes, LeroyLeroy Keyes Sr
QB 15 Phipps, MikeMike Phipps Jr
G 61 Roberts, GaryGary Roberts Sr
RB 47 Williams, PerryPerry Williams Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 81 Baylees, TomTom Baylees Jr
DB 43 Foley, TimTim Foley Jr
DE 88 McKoy, BillBill McKoy Jr
LB 99 Paraskevas, VeroVero Paraskevas So
DE 97 Wirgowski, DennisDennis Wirgowski Jr
DT 72 Yancher, WilliamWilliam Yancher Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

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