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1973 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1973 record5–6 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coachAlex Agase (1st season)
MVPBo Bobrowski
CaptainBo Bobrowski
CaptainTim Racke
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/3 Ohio State § 7 0 1     10 0 1
#6/6 Michigan § 7 0 1     10 0 1
Minnesota 6 2 0     7 4 0
Illinois 4 4 0     5 6 0
Michigan State 4 4 0     5 6 0
Purdue 4 4 0     5 6 0
Northwestern 4 4 0     4 7 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0     4 7 0
Indiana 0 8 0     2 9 0
Iowa 0 8 0     0 11 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1973 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University in the 1973 Big Ten Conference football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 15at WisconsinW 14–1358,265
September 22Miami (OH)*L 19–2453,973
September 29No. 7 Notre Dame*
L 7–2063,391
October 6Duke*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 27–753,241
October 13at IllinoisL 13–1554,252
October 20Northwesterndagger
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 21–1057,657
October 27Michigan State
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 7–1055,291
November 3at IowaW 48–2339,120
November 10at MinnesotaL 7–3436,890
November 17No. 4 Michigan
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 9–3456,485
November 24at IndianaW 28–2344,789
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

*Schedule Source:[1]

RosterEdit

1973 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 22 Burton, LarryLarry Burton Jr
G 77 Long, KenKen Long So
G 69 Perretta, RalphRalph Perretta Jr
FB 38 Pruitt, MikeMike Pruitt So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 74 Novak, KenKen Novak So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 1 Conner, FrankFrank Conner So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Game summariesEdit

NorthwesternEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Northwestern 0 3 0 7 10
• Purdue 7 7 7 0 21

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ReferencesEdit

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