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1975 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1975 record4–7 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coachAlex Agase (3rd season)
MVPMike Pruitt
CaptainKen Long
CaptainKen Novak
CaptainMike Pruitt
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/4 Ohio State 8 0 0     11 1 0
#8/8 Michigan 7 1 0     8 2 2
Michigan State 4 4 0     7 4 0
Illinois 4 4 0     5 6 0
Purdue 4 4 0     4 7 0
Wisconsin 3 4 1     4 6 1
Minnesota 3 5 0     6 5 0
Iowa 3 5 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Indiana 1 6 1     2 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1975 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University in the 1975 Big Ten Conference football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 13at NorthwesternL 25–3122,000
September 20No. 9 Notre Dame*L 0–1769,795
September 27at No. 3 USC*L 6–1956,170
October 4Miami (OH)*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 3–1452,309
October 11Wisconsindagger
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 14–1762,406
October 18at IllinoisW 26–2461,204
October 25No. 1 Ohio State
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 6–3569,405
November 1Michigan State
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 20–1057,104
November 8at No. 6 MichiganL 0–28102,415
November 15Iowa
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 19–1845,549
November 22at IndianaW 9–743,455
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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RosterEdit

1975 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
G 77 Long, KenKen Long Sr
FB 38 Pruitt, MikeMike Pruitt Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 48 Arrington, FredFred Arrington
DT 74 Novak, KenKen Novak Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Rick Venturi

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

StartersEdit

Offense: se Arnold, ot Stapleton, og Gibson, c Polak, sg Zelencik, st Long, te Wirgowski, qb Vitali, fl Beery, fb Pruitt, tb Dierking, k Schmidt

Defense: le Smith, lt Novak, mg Gorgal/Ruwe, rt Parker, re Hardy, lb Sullivan, lb Mannella, cb DiMarzio/Harris, cb Cooper, s Wood/Lewis, s Andres/Thompson, p Vitali

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Coaching staffEdit

HC: Alex Agase

Ast: George Catavolos, Fred Conti, Jack Ellis, Bob Geiger, Jerry Hartman, Pat Naughton, Tom Roggeman, Rick Venturi, Mike Wynn

Game summariesEdit

NorthwesternEdit

Notre DameEdit

USCEdit

  • Paul Beery 6 receptions, 101 yards [1]

Miami (OH)Edit

WisconsinEdit

IllinoisEdit

Ohio StateEdit

Michigan StateEdit

MichiganEdit

IowaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Iowa 0 15 0 3 18
• Purdue 7 0 0 12 19

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IndianaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 2010 Purdue football information guide
  2. Palm Beach Post. 1975 Nov 16.
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