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1990 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1990 record2–9 (1–7 Big Ten)
Head coachFred Akers (4th season)
Base defense4–3
MVPSteve Jackson
CaptainSteve Jackson
CaptainLarry Taylor
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 67,861)
Seasons
← 1989
1991 →
1990 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7/8 Michigan § 6 2 0     9 3 0
#16/14 Michigan State § 6 2 0     8 3 1
#25/24 Illinois § 6 2 0     8 4 0
#18/16 Iowa § 6 2 0     8 4 0
Ohio State 5 2 1     7 4 1
Minnesota 5 3 0     6 5 0
Indiana 3 4 1     6 5 1
Northwestern 1 7 0     2 9 0
Purdue 1 7 0     2 9 0
Wisconsin 0 8 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1990 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1990 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference and played their home games at Ross–Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana. It was Fred Akers' final season as head coach, both at Purdue and in his coaching career.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 1512:30 PMNo. 22 Washington*L 14–2036,265
September 221:00 PMIndiana State*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
W 41–1342,387
September 2912:00 PMat No. 1 Notre Dame*SCAL 11–3759,075
October 61:00 PMMinnesota
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
L 7–1934,656
October 131:00 PMat No. 11 IllinoisL 0–3460,604
October 201:00 PMOhio Statedagger
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
L 2–4258,328
October 2712:00 PMat Michigan StateL 33–5577,343
November 31:00 PMNo. 3 Michigan
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
L 13–3841,279
November 102:00 PMat NorthwesternW 33–1325,026
November 172:00 PMat No. 13 IowaL 9–3867,836
November 241:00 PMIndiana
L 14–2850,519
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
[1]

PersonnelEdit

StartersEdit

  • Offense: QB Hunter, RB Vinson/Oglesby, WR Dennis, SL Calloway, WR McManus, SL Hill, LT Chronopoulos, LG Taylor, C Dressel, RG Cegielski, RT Conover, K Wambold
  • Defense: LE Kmet, LT Zgonina, RT Burns, RE Minter, SLB McNeil, MLB Beatty, WLB Schwartz, CB Jackson, SS T. Johnson, FS Martin, CB Scales, P Bruun[2]

Season summaryEdit

Notre DameEdit

  • Eric Hunter 21/37, 354 Yds [3]


Ohio StateEdit

  • Scott Hoffman 31/54, 317 Yds [4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2011 Purdue football information guide
  2. 2011 Purdue football information guide
  3. 2018 Purdue record book. Retrieved 2018-Dec-25.
  4. 2018 Purdue record book. Retrieved 2018-Dec-25.
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