1970 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1970 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1970 record 4–6 (2–5 Big Ten)
Head coach Bob DeMoss
Captain Donnie Green
Captain Veno Paraskevas
Home stadium Ross-Ade Stadium
Seasons
« 1969 1971 »
1970 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5/2 Ohio State 7 0 0     9 1 0
#9/7 Michigan 6 1 0     9 1 0
Northwestern 6 1 0     6 4 0
Iowa 3 3 1     3 6 1
Wisconsin 3 4 0     4 5 1
Michigan State 3 4 0     4 6 0
Minnesota 2 4 1     3 6 1
Purdue 2 5 0     4 6 0
Illinois 1 6 0     3 7 0
Indiana 1 6 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1970 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University in the 1970 college football season. This was Purdue's first losing season since 1956.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 19 TCU* Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 15–0   65,808
September 26 at #6 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) L 0–48   59,075
October 3 at #3 Stanford* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 26–14   62,000
October 10 #7 Michigan Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 0–29   69,021
October 17 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA W 24–3   56,973
October 24 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 14–38   38,722
October 31 Illinoisdagger Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafeyette, IN L 21–23   67,747
November 7 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 14–24   61,113
November 14 Ohio State Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 3–10   68,157
November 21 Indiana Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 40–0   69,357
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Starters[edit]

Offense: se Stingley, lt Paul DeNuccio, lg Huxhold, c Watkins, rg Luken, rt Green, te Bell/Cota, qb Danielson/Piebes, hb Armstrong, fb North, fl Brown, K Jones

Defense: le Handy/Tekavec, lt Maree, mg Molls/Bingham, rt Davis, re Hrivnak, lb Paravskevas, lb Teal, cb A. Carter, db McDaniel/Potts, s deGrandmaison, rip Cooper, p Lougheed

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Staff[edit]

HC: Bob DeMoss

Ast: Bob Geiger, Allen Hager, C.W. Hewgley, Wayne Jones, Ned Maloney, Ron Meyer, Al Parker, Tom Roggeman, Dale Samuels

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Season summary[edit]

TCU[edit]

Otis Armstrong 22 Rush, 100 Yds [2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 2010 Purdue information guide
  2. ^ 2011 Purdue football information guide.