1961 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1961 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten
Ranking
Coaches #11
AP #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 #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 #6 Michigan State Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 7–6   45,638
November 18 at #5 Minnesota #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.