1961 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1961 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten
Ranking
Coaches No. 11
AP No. 12
1961 record 6–3 (4–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Jack Mollenkopf
MVP Jack Elwell
Captain Jack Elwell
Captain Stan Sczurek
Home stadium Ross-Ade Stadium
Seasons
« 1960 1962 »
1961 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Ohio State $ 6 0 0     8 0 1
#6 Minnesota 6 1 0     8 2 0
#8 Michigan State 5 2 0     7 2 0
#12 Purdue 4 2 0     6 3 0
Wisconsin 4 3 0     6 3 0
Michigan 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 2 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 0 6 0     2 7 0
Illinois 0 7 0     0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1961 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1961 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 23 at Washington* Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 13–6   55,000
October 7 Notre Dame* Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) L 20–22   51,295
October 14 Miami (OH)* Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 19–6   41,924
October 21 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 14–16   66,805
October 28 No. 5 Iowadagger Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 9–0   50,127
November 4 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Purdue Cannon) W 23–9   35,077
November 11 No. 6 Michigan State Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 7–6   45,638
November 18 at No. 5 Minnesota No. 7 Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 7–10   67,081
November 25 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) W 34–12   36,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Purdue football information guide.