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1998 Purdue Boilermakers football
Alamo Bowl champion
Alamo Bowl, W 37–34 vs. Kansas State
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 23
APNo. 24
1998 record9–4 (6–2 Big Ten)
Head coachJoe Tiller (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorJim Chaney (2nd season)
Offensive schemeSpread offense
Defensive coordinatorBrock Spack (2nd season)
Base defense4–3
CaptainRosevelt Colvin
CaptainIsaac Jones
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 67,332)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2/2 Ohio State §   7 1         11 1  
#6/5 Wisconsin §   7 1         11 1  
#12/12 Michigan §   7 1         10 3  
#24/23 Purdue   6 2         9 4  
#17/15 Penn State*   0 3*         0 3*  
Michigan State   4 4         6 6  
Minnesota   2 6         5 6  
Indiana   2 6         4 7  
Illinois   2 6         3 8  
Iowa   2 6         3 8  
Northwestern   0 8         3 9  
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
§ – Conference co-champions

The 1998 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Ross–Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana and were members of the Big Ten Conference.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 302:30 PMat USC*ABCL 17–2756,623
September 1211:00 AMRice*ESPNW 21–1942,563
September 1911:00 AMCentral Florida*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
ESPNW 35–753,469
September 261:30 PMat No. 23 Notre Dame*NBCL 30–3180,012
October 31:30 PMMinnesota
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 56–2156,809
October 107:30 PMat No. 10 WisconsinESPN2L 24–3178,782
October 172:30 PMat No. 12 Penn StateABCL 13–3197,034
October 241:00 PMIllinoisdagger
W 42–960,163
October 311:00 PMIowa
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 36–1450,443
November 712:00 PMat NorthwesternESPN2W 56–2139,575
November 1412:00 PMat Michigan StateESPN+W 25–2469,091
November 211:00 PMIndiana
W 52–768,512
December 298:00 PMvs. No. 4 Kansas State*ESPNW 37–3460,780
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
[1]

RosterEdit

1998 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 15 Brees, DrewDrew Brees So
WR 6 Jones, IsaacIsaac Jones Sr
OT 77 Gorin, BrandonBrandon Gorin So
WR 84 Lane, RandallRandall Lane Jr
OT 78 Light, MattMatt Light So
WR 89 Stratton, TimTim Stratton Fr
WR 14 Sutherland, VinnyVinny Sutherland So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 59 Colvin, RoseveltRosevelt Colvin Sr
DL   Nwokorie, ChukieChukie Nwokorie Sr
DE 54 Okeafor, ChikeChike Okeafor Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 30 Dorsch, TravisTravis Dorsch Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Game summariesEdit

IowaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Hawkeyes 0 0 0 14 14
Boilermakers 7 12 10 7 36
Overall record Last meeting Result
41–28–3 1997 L 17–35

[2]

IndianaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Hoosiers 7 0 0 0 7
Boilermakers 7 21 3 21 52

[3]

Kansas State (Alamo Bowl)Edit

#4 Kansas State vs. #24 Purdue
by Quarter1234 Total
Wildcats 0 7 6 21 34
Boilermakers 0 17 10 10 37
                 
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 1932 W 29–13

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