1986 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1986 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1986 record 3–8 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Leon Burtnett
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 69,200)
Seasons
« 1985 1987 »
1986 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8/7 Michigan § 7 1 0     11 2 0
#7/6 Ohio State § 7 1 0     10 3 0
#16/15 Iowa 5 3 0     9 3 0
Minnesota 5 3 0     6 6 0
Michigan State 4 4 0     6 5 0
Indiana 3 5 0     6 6 0
Illinois 3 5 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     4 7 0
Purdue 2 6 0     3 8 0
Wisconsin 2 6 0     3 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1986 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 13 Ball State* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 20–3   60,161
September 20 Pittsburgh* Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 26–41   55,621
September 27 at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) L 9–41   59,075
October 4 Minnesotadagger Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 9–36   63,067
October 11 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Purdue Cannon) L 27–34   73,720
October 18 Ohio State Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 11–39   68,737
October 25 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 3–37   77,063
November 1 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 17–16   25,417
November 8 #3 Michigan Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 7–31   61,323
November 15 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 14–42   67,321
November 22 Indiana Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) W 17–15   69,748
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Season summary[edit]

Northwestern[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Purdue 7 0 7 3 17
Northwestern 3 10 0 3 16

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References[edit]

  1. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
  2. ^ Gainesville November 3, 1986