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1974 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1974 record4–6–1 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coachAlex Agase (2nd season)
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/3 Ohio State § 7 1 0     10 2 0
#3/5 Michigan § 7 1 0     10 1 0
#12/18 Michigan State 6 1 1     7 3 1
Wisconsin 5 3 0     7 4 0
Illinois 4 3 1     6 4 1
Purdue 3 5 0     4 6 1
Minnesota 2 6 0     4 7 0
Iowa 2 6 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Indiana 1 7 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1974 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University in the 1974 Big Ten Conference football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 14WisconsinL 14–28
September 21Miami (OH)*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
T 7–7
September 28at No. 2 Notre Dame*W 31–20
October 5at Duke*L 14–16
October 12Illinois
L 23–27
October 19at NorthwesternW 31–26
October 26at Michigan StateL 7–31
November 2Iowa
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
W 38–14
November 9Minnesota
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
L 20–24
November 16at No. 3 MichiganL 0–51
November 23Indiana
W 38–17
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1]

RosterEdit

1974 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 22 Burton, LarryLarry Burton Sr
G 77 Long, KenKen Long Jr
G 69 Perretta, RalphRalph Perretta Sr
FB 38 Pruitt, MikeMike Pruitt Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 42 Cooper, FredFred Cooper Sr
DT 74 Novak, KenKen Novak Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 1 Conner, FrankFrank Conner Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Game summariesEdit

Notre DameEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Purdue 24 0 0 7 31
Notre Dame 0 7 7 6 20

[2]


NorthwesternEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Purdue 6 8 17 0 31
Northwestern 0 7 7 12 26

[3]


ReferencesEdit

  1. College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
  2. Palm Beach Post. 1974 Sept 29.
  3. Eugene Register-Guard. 1974 October 20.
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