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1987 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1987 record3–7–1 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coachFred Akers (1st season)
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 69,200)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8/8 Michigan State 7 0 1     9 2 1
#16/16 Iowa 6 2 0     10 3 0
#NR/20 Indiana 6 2 0     8 4 0
#19/18 Michigan 5 3 0     8 4 0
Ohio State 4 4 0     6 4 1
Minnesota 3 5 0     6 5 0
Purdue 3 5 0     3 7 1
Illinois 2 5 1     3 7 1
Northwestern 2 6 0     2 8 1
Wisconsin 1 7 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1987 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 12at No. 12 Washington*L 10–2870,492
September 19Louisville*T 22–2263,125
September 26No. 8 Notre Dame*
L 20–4468,526
October 3at MinnesotaL 19–2149,376
October 10Illinois
W 9–359,483
October 17No. 17 Ohio State
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 17–2066,501
October 24at IowaL 14–3867,700
October 31Wisconsindagger
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 49–1460,267
November 7at No. 15 Michigan StateL 3–4576,933
November 14Northwestern
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 20–1550,468
November 21at No. 20 IndianaL 14–3551,951
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

*Schedule Source:[1]

Season summaryEdit

WisconsinEdit

Wisconsin Badgers at Purdue Boilermakers
1 2 3 4 Total
Wisconsin 0 7 7 0

14

Purdue 14 14 0 21

49

at Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, Indiana

  • Date: October 31
  • Game attendance: 60,267
  • [2]

NorthwesternEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Northwestern 0 6 9 0 15
Purdue 14 3 0 3 20



[4]


ReferencesEdit

  1. DeLassus, David. "Purdue (IN) Yearly Results: 1985–1989". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/purdue/yearly_results.php?year=1985. Retrieved March 23, 2013.
  2. Gainesville Sun. 1987 Nov 01. Retrieved 2019-Apr-10.
  3. 2018 Purdue record book. Retrieved 2018-Dec-25.
  4. Gainesville Sun. 1987 Nov 15. Retrieved 2019-Jan-06.
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