1951 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1951 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1951 record 5–4 (2–4 )
Head coach Stu Holcomb (5th year)
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
Seasons
« 1950 1952 »
1951 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Illinois $ 5 0 1     9 0 1
Purdue 4 1 0     5 4 0
#8 Wisconsin 5 1 1     7 1 1
Michigan 4 2 0     4 5 0
Ohio State 2 2 2     4 3 2
Northwestern 2 4 0     5 4 0
Minnesota 1 4 1     2 6 1
Indiana 1 5 0     2 7 0
Iowa 0 5 1     2 5 2
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1951 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Stu Holcomb, the Boilermakers compiled a 5–4 record, finished in second place in the Big Ten Conference with a 4–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 153 to 152.[1][2]

Notable players on the 1951 Purdue team included quarterback Dale Samuels and end Leo Sugar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Purdue Yearly Results (1950-1954)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1951 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 6, 2015.