1970 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1970 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1970 record 4–6 (2–5 Big Ten)
Head coach Bob DeMoss
MVP Stan Brown
Captain Donnie Green, Veno Paraskevas
Home stadium Ross-Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Ohio State $ 7 0 0     9 1 0
#9 Michigan 6 1 0     9 1 0
Northwestern 6 1 0     6 4 0
Iowa 3 3 1     3 6 1
Wisconsin 3 4 0     4 5 1
Michigan State 3 4 0     4 6 0
Minnesota 2 4 1     3 6 1
Purdue 2 5 0     4 6 0
Illinois 1 6 0     3 7 0
Indiana 1 6 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University in the 1970 Big Ten Conference football season. This was Purdue's first losing season since 1956.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 19 TCU* Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 15–0   65,808
September 26 at No. 6 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) L 0–48   59,075
October 3 at No. 3 Stanford* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 26–14   62,000
October 10 No. 7 Michigan Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 0–29   69,021
October 17 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA W 24–3   56,973
October 24 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 14–38   38,722
October 31 Illinoisdagger Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafeyette, IN L 21–23   67,747
November 7 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 14–24   61,113
November 14 Ohio State Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 3–10   68,157
November 21 Indiana Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 40–0   69,357
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Starters[edit]

Offense: se Stingley, lt Paul DeNuccio, lg Huxhold, c Watkins, rg Luken, rt Green, te Bell/Cota, qb Danielson/Piebes, hb Armstrong, fb North, fl Brown, K Jones

Defense: le Handy/Tekavec, lt Maree, mg Molls/Bingham, rt Davis, re Hrivnak, lb Paravskevas, lb Teal, cb A. Carter, db McDaniel/Potts, s deGrandmaison, rip Cooper, p Lougheed

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Staff[edit]

HC: Bob DeMoss

Ast: Bob Geiger, Allen Hager, C.W. Hewgley, Wayne Jones, Ned Maloney, Ron Meyer, Al Parker, Tom Roggeman, Dale Samuels

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Season summary[edit]

TCU[edit]

Otis Armstrong 22 Rush, 100 Yds [2]

Notre Dame[edit]

Stanford[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Purdue 16 0 7 3 26
Stanford 0 0 7 7 14

Purdue intercepted Stanford quarterback Jim Plunkett five times. [3]

Michigan[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 2010 Purdue information guide
  2. ^ 2011 Purdue football information guide.
  3. ^ "Purdue Stuns Stanford." Palm Beach Post. 1970 Oct 4.