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1982 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1982 record3–8 (3–6 Big Ten)
Head coachLeon Burtnett (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorJim Colletto (1st season)
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 69,200)
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#NR/15 Michigan 8 1 0     8 4 0
#12/12 Ohio State 7 1 0     9 3 0
Iowa 6 2 0     8 4 0
Illinois 6 3 0     7 5 0
Wisconsin 5 4 0     7 5 0
Indiana 4 5 0     5 6 0
Purdue 3 6 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 7 0     3 8 0
Michigan State 2 7 0     2 9 0
Minnesota 1 8 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1982 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1982 Big Ten Conference football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 11Stanford*L 14–3564,381
September 18Minnesota
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 10–3663,247
September 25at No. 10 Notre Dame*L 14–2859,075
October 2Wisconsin
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 31–3569,132
October 9at No. 20 IllinoisL 34–3871,232
October 16Northwesterndagger
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 34–2167,659
October 23at Michigan StateW 24–2166,707
October 30at Ohio StateL 6–3889,341
November 6Iowa
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 16–767,002
November 13at No. 14 MichiganL 21–52105,281
November 20Indiana
L 7–1369,745
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[1]

RosterEdit

1982 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 81 Benson, CliffCliff Benson Jr
QB 10 Campbell, ScottScott Campbell Jr
QB 11 Everett, JimJim Everett So
RB 32 Gray, MelMel Gray Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 15 Anderson, DonDon Anderson So
LB 59 Brown, MarkMark Brown Sr
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

Game summariesEdit

StanfordEdit

MinnesotaEdit

Notre DameEdit

WisconsinEdit

IllinoisEdit

NorthwesternEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Northwestern 7 0 0 14 21
• Purdue 0 14 13 7 34

Mel Gray 193 Rush Yds (career-high) [2]


Michigan StateEdit

  • Scott Campbell 24/43, 324 Yds [3]

Ohio StateEdit

  • Scott Campbell 28/55, 333 Yds [4]

MichiganEdit

  • Scott Campbell 29/49, 331 Yds [5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
  2. Palm Beach Post. 1982 Oct 17.
  3. 2018 Purdue record book. Retrieved 2018-Dec-25.
  4. 2018 Purdue record book. Retrieved 2018-Dec-25.
  5. 2018 Purdue record book. Retrieved 2018-Dec-25.
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