1983 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1983 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1983 record 3–7–1 (3–5–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Leon Burtnett (2nd year)
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 69,200)
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Illinois $ 9 0 0     10 2 0
#8 Michigan 8 1 0     9 3 0
#14 Iowa 7 2 0     9 3 0
#9 Ohio State 6 3 0     9 3 0
Wisconsin 5 4 0     7 4 0
Purdue 3 5 1     3 7 1
Michigan State 2 6 1     4 6 1
Indiana 2 7 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 7 0     2 9 0
Minnesota 0 9 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 10 No. 5 Notre Dame* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) L 6–52   69,782
September 17 at Miami (FL)* Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL L 0–35   56,761
September 24 at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN W 32–20   41,839
October 1 Michigan State Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN T 29–29   69,203
October 8 at No. 6 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 22–33   89,384
October 15 at No. 14 Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 14–31   66,105
October 22 No. 11 Illinoisdagger Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Purdue Cannon) L 21–35   69,328
October 29 Northwestern Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 48–17   60,134
November 5 at No. 13 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 10–42   104,946
November 12 Wisconsin Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 38–42   58,342
November 19 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) W 31–30   52,038
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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