1950 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1950 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1950 record 2–7 (1–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Stu Holcomb (4th year)
MVP James Janosek
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Big Nine football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9 Michigan $ 4 1 1     6 3 1
#14 Ohio State 5 2 0     6 3 0
Wisconsin 5 2 0     6 3 0
#13 Illinois 4 2 0     7 2 0
Northwestern 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     3 5 1
Minnesota 1 4 1     1 7 1
Indiana 1 4 0     3 5 1
Purdue 1 4 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1950 Big Nine Conference football season. In their fourth season under head coach Stu Holcomb, the Boilermakers compiled a 2–7 record, finished in a three-way tie for last place in the Big Ten Conference with a 1–4 record against conference opponents, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 200 to 143.[1][2]

Notable players from the 1950 Purdue team included end Leo Sugar.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 30 at No. 5 Texas* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 26-34  
October 7 at No. 1 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 28-14  
October 14 Miami* No. 9 Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 14-20  
October 21 at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 21-33  
October 28 No. 18 UCLA* Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 6-20  
November 4 at No. 20 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 7-33  
November 11 Northwestern Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 14-19  
November 18 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 14-27  
November 25 Indiana Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) W 13-0  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Purdue Yearly Results (1950-1954)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1950 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 6, 2015.