1986 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1986 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1986 record3–8 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coachLeon Burtnett (5th season)
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 69,200)
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Michigan + 7 1 0     11 2 0
No. 7 Ohio State + 7 1 0     10 3 0
No. 16 Iowa 5 3 0     9 3 0
Minnesota 5 3 0     6 6 0
Michigan State 4 4 0     6 5 0
Indiana 3 5 0     6 6 0
Illinois 3 5 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     4 7 0
Purdue 2 6 0     3 8 0
Wisconsin 2 6 0     3 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 13Ball State*W 20–360,161
September 20Pittsburgh*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
L 26–4155,621
September 27at Notre Dame*L 9–4159,075
October 4Minnesotadagger
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
L 9–3663,067
October 11at IllinoisL 27–3473,720
October 18Ohio State
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
L 11–3968,737
October 25at Michigan StateL 3–3777,063
November 1at NorthwesternW 17–1625,417
November 8No. 3 Michigan
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
L 7–3161,323
November 15at IowaL 14–4267,321
November 22Indiana
W 17–1569,748
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1]

Season summary[edit]

Northwestern[edit]

1 234Total
Purdue 7 073 17
Northwestern 3 1003 16

[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
  2. ^ Gainesville November 3, 1986