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1970 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1970 record4–6 (2–5 Big Ten)
Head coachBob DeMoss
MVPStan Brown
CaptainDonnie Green, Veno Paraskevas
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5/2 Ohio State 7 0 0     9 1 0
#9/7 Michigan 6 1 0     9 1 0
Northwestern 6 1 0     6 4 0
Iowa 3 3 1     3 6 1
Wisconsin 3 4 0     4 5 1
Michigan State 3 4 0     4 6 0
Minnesota 2 4 1     3 6 1
Purdue 2 5 0     4 6 0
Illinois 1 6 0     3 7 0
Indiana 1 6 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1970 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University in the 1970 Big Ten Conference football season. This was Purdue's first losing season since 1956.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 19TCU*W 15–065,808
September 26at No. 6 Notre Dame*L 0–4859,075
October 3at No. 3 Stanford*W 26–1462,000
October 10No. 7 Michigan
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 0–2969,021
October 17at IowaW 24–356,973
October 24at NorthwesternL 14–3838,722
October 31Illinoisdagger
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafeyette, IN
L 21–2367,747
November 7at Michigan StateL 14–2461,113
November 14Ohio State
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 3–1068,157
November 21Indiana
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 40–069,357
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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RosterEdit

1970 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 18 Danielson, GaryGary Danielson So
QB Jones, JeffJeff Jones
QB Piebes, ChuckChuck Piebes
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 99 Paraskevas, VeroVero Paraskevas (C) Sr
CB Potts, CharlieCharlie Potts
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P Lougheed, ScottScott Lougheed
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Offense: se Stingley, lt Paul DeNuccio, lg Huxhold, c Watkins, rg Luken, rt Green, te Bell/Cota, qb Danielson/Piebes, hb Armstrong, fb North, fl Brown, K Jones

Defense: le Handy/Tekavec, lt Maree, mg Molls/Bingham, rt Davis, re Hrivnak, lb Paravskevas, lb Teal, cb A. Carter, db McDaniel/Potts, s deGrandmaison, rip Cooper, p Lougheed

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StaffEdit

HC: Bob DeMoss

Ast: Bob Geiger, Allen Hager, C.W. Hewgley, Wayne Jones, Ned Maloney, Ron Meyer, Al Parker, Tom Roggeman, Dale Samuels

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Season summaryEdit

TCUEdit

Otis Armstrong 22 Rush, 100 Yds [2]


Notre DameEdit

StanfordEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
• Purdue 16 0 7 3 26
Stanford 0 0 7 7 14

Purdue intercepted Stanford quarterback Jim Plunkett five times. [3]


MichiganEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2010 Purdue information guide
  2. 2011 Purdue football information guide.
  3. "Purdue Stuns Stanford." Palm Beach Post. 1970 Oct 4.
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