1894 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1894 Purdue Boilermakers football
1894 Purdue football team.jpg
IIAA champion
Conference Indiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1894 record 9–1 (4–0 IIAA)
Head coach D. M. Balliet (2nd season)
Captain A. L. Fulkerson
Seasons
← 1893
1895 →
1894 IIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Purdue $ 4 0 0     9 1 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1894 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1894 college football season. The team compiled a 9–1 record and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 188 to 36 in its second season under head coach D. M. Balliet. A. L. Fulkerson was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 6Indianapolis Light Artillery*W 6–4[3]
October 13at Butler
W 30–0[4]
October 15Wisconsin*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 6–0(forfeit)[5]
October 20Armour Institute*
  • Stuart Field
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 36–0[6]
October 27at Minnesota*
L 0–242,500[7]
November 3at Chicago *W 10–6[8]
November 10at WabashCrawfordsville, INW 44–0[9]
November 17at Illinois *W 22–2[10]
November 24at IndianaW 6–0(forfeit)[2]
November 29vs. DePauw
W 28–0[11]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1894 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "2016 Boilermaker Football Media Guide" (PDF). Purdue University. 2016. p. 87. 
  3. ^ "untitled". Chicago Tribune. October 7, 1894. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Purdue Whirlwind". The Indianapolis Journal. October 14, 1894. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Purdue Won Easily". The Indianapolis Journal. October 16, 1894. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Shut Out by Purdue: Armour Institute Eleven Defeated by a Score of 36 to 0". The Indianapolis Journal. October 21, 1894. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Matchless Ski-U-Mah's". The Minneapolis Tribune. October 28, 1894. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "A Traitor in Camp: Purdue Given the Signals Used by the 'Varsity Eleven". The Inter Ocean. November 4, 1894. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "Purdue, 44; Wabash, 0". The Indianapolis Journal. November 11, 1894. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ "Purdue, 22; Illinois, 2". The Indianapolis Journal. November 18, 1894. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  11. ^ "Thrice the Victors: Purdue Again Wins the Championship from DePauw". The Indianapolis Journal. November 30, 1894. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.