1981 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1981 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten
1981 record 5–6 (3–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Jim Young
Home stadium Ross-Ade Stadium
Seasons
« 1980 1982 »
1981 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#15/12 Ohio State § 6 2 0     9 3 0
#18/15 Iowa § 6 2 0     8 4 0
#12/10 Michigan 6 3 0     9 3 0
Illinois 6 3 0     7 4 0
Wisconsin 6 3 0     7 5 0
Minnesota 4 5 0     6 5 0
Michigan State 4 5 0     5 6 0
Purdue 3 6 0     5 6 0
Indiana 3 6 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 0 9 0     0 11 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 12 #19 Stanford* Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 27–19  
September 19 at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN L 13–16  
September 26 #13 Notre Dame* Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) W 15–14  
October 3 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 14–20  
October 10 Illinois Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Purdue Cannon) W 44–20  
October 17 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 35–0  
October 24 Michigan State Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 27–26  
October 31 Ohio State Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 33–45  
November 7 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 7–33  
November 14 #11 Michigan Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 10–28  
November 21 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) L 17–20  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Season summary[edit]

Notre Dame[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 0 7 0 7 14
Purdue 0 0 7 8 15
  • Date: September 26
  • Location: Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Game attendance: 70,007

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Indiana[edit]

Statistics

  • Jeff Feulner 18 Rush, 108 Yds [3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
  2. ^ Palm Beach Post. 1981 Sept 27.
  3. ^ 2012 Purdue football information guide.