1998 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1998 Purdue Boilermakers football
Alamo Bowl Champions
Alamo Bowl, W 37–34 vs. Kansas State
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 23
AP No. 24
1998 record 9–4 (6–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Joe Tiller (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Jim Chaney (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Spread offense
Defensive coordinator Brock Spack (2nd year)
Base defense 4–3
Captain Rosevelt Colvin
Captain Isaac Jones
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 67,332)
Seasons
« 1997 1999 »
1998 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Ohio State %+   7 1         11 1  
#6 Wisconsin $+   7 1         11 1  
#12 Michigan +   7 1         10 3  
#24 Purdue   6 2         9 4  
#17 Penn State   5 3         9 3  
Michigan State   4 4         6 6  
Minnesota   2 6         5 6  
Indiana   2 6         4 7  
Illinois   2 6         3 8  
Iowa   2 6         3 8  
Northwestern   0 8         3 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Ross–Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana and were members of the Big Ten Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 2:30 PM at USC* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (Pigskin Classic) ABC L 17–27   56,623
September 12 11:00 AM Rice* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ESPN W 21–19   42,563
September 19 11:00 AM Central Florida* Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPN W 35–7   53,469
September 26 1:30 PM at No. 23 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) NBC L 30–31   80,012
October 3 1:30 PM Minnesota Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 56–21   56,809
October 10 7:30 PM at No. 10 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN2 L 24–31   78,782
October 17 2:30 PM at No. 12 Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC L 13–31   97,034
October 24 1:00 PM Illinoisdagger Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Purdue Cannon) W 42–9   60,163
October 31 1:00 PM Iowa Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 36–14   50,443
November 7 12:00 PM at Northwestern Ryan FieldEvanston, IL ESPN2 W 56–21   39,575
November 14 12:00 PM at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ESPN+ W 25–24   69,091
November 21 1:00 PM Indiana Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) W 52–7   68,512
December 29 8:00 PM vs. No. 4 Kansas State* AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX (Alamo Bowl) ESPN W 37–34   60,780
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

Iowa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Iowa 0 0 0 14 14
• Purdue 7 12 10 7 36

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Indiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Indiana 7 0 0 0 7
• Purdue 7 21 3 21 52

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Purdue football information guide
  2. ^ USA Today. Retrieved 2014-Sep-25.
  3. ^ USA Today. Retrieved 2014-Aug-19.