1990 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1990 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1990 record 2–9 (1–7 Big Ten)
Head coach Fred Akers (4th year)
Base defense 4-3
MVP Steve Jackson
Captain Steve Jackson
Captain Larry Taylor
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 67,861)
Seasons
« 1989 1991 »
1990 Big Ten football standings
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.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 15 12:30 PM #22 Washington* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 14–20   36,265
September 22 1:00 PM Indiana State* Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 41–13   42,387
September 29 12:00 PM at #1 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) SCA L 11–37   59,075
October 6 1:00 PM Minnesota Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 7–19   34,656
October 13 1:00 PM at #11 Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Purdue Cannon) L 0–34   60,604
October 20 1:00 PM Ohio Statedagger Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 2–42   58,328
October 27 12:00 PM at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 33–55   77,343
November 3 1:00 PM #3 Michigan Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 13–38   41,279
November 10 2:00 PM at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 33–13   25,026
November 17 2:00 PM at #13 Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 9–38   67,836
November 24 1:00 PM Indiana Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) L 14–28   50,519
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Personnel[edit]

Starters[edit]

  • 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Purdue football information guide
  2. ^ 2011 Purdue football information guide