1925 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1925 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1925 record 3–4–1 (0–3–1 Big Ten)
Head coach James Phelan (4th season)
Captain H. L. Harmeson
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan $ 5 1 0     7 1 0
Northwestern 3 1 0     5 3 0
Wisconsin 3 1 1     6 1 1
Chicago 2 2 1     3 4 1
Illinois 2 2 0     5 3 0
Iowa 2 2 0     5 3 0
Minnesota 1 1 1     5 2 1
Ohio State 1 3 1     4 3 1
Indiana 0 3 1     3 4 1
Purdue 0 3 1     3 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1925 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1925 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fourth season under head coach James Phelan, the Boilermakers compiled a 3–4–1 record, finished in last place in the Big Ten Conference with an 0–3–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 119 to 39. H. L. Harmeson was the team captain.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
October 3 Wabash* L 7–13 [3]
October 10 DePauw*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 39–0 [4]
October 17 Rose Polytechnic*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 44–0 [5]
October 24 at Wisconsin L 0–7 14,000 [6]
October 31 at Chicago L 0–6 34,000 [7]
November 7 Franklin*
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 20–0 [8]
November 14 Northwesterndagger
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 9–13 [9]
November 21 at Indiana T 0–0 15,000 [10]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1925 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
  2. ^ "2016 Boilermaker Football Media Guide" (PDF). Purdue University. 2016. p. 89.
  3. ^ "Wabash 13, Purdue 7: Scarlet Wallops Ancient Rivals In Annual Encounter". The Indianapolis Star. October 4, 1925. p. III-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Purdue Wins Over DePauw". The Richmond Item. October 11, 1925. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Boiler Makers Smother Rose Poly Eleven, 44-0". The Indianapolis Star. October 18, 1925. p. 41 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Badgers Beat Purdue on Sloppy Field, 7 to 0". The Wisconsin State Journal. October 25, 1925. p. 23 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Harvey Woodruff (November 1, 1925). "Maroons Win, 6-0, As Purdue Grabs Glory". Chicago Tribune. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Purdue Firsts Upset Franklin". The Muncie Star. November 8, 1925. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ F.E. Raschig (November 15, 1925). "Purple Ace Stars As Northwestern Bumps Off Purdue". The Indianapolis Star. p. III-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ W. Blaine Patton (November 22, 1925). "Indiana and Purdue Battle Ends In Scoreless Tie: Dedicatory Game Bitterly Fought By Rival Elevens". The Indianapolis Star. p. III-1 – via Newspapers.com.