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1897 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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Conference  Western Conference
Captain  W. S. Moore
1897 record  5–3–1 (1–2 Western)
1897 Purdue Boilermakers football team
Head coach  William W. Church (1st year)

The 1897 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1897 Western Conference football season. The Boilermakers compiled a 5–3–1 record but were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 108 to 106 in their first season under head coach William W. Church. W. S. Moore was the team captain.

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Players

  • A. F. Alward - right tackle
  • R. A. Bond, '00 - left tackle
  • C. F. Breen, '98 - center
  • C. E. Doan, '98 - fullback
  • J. W. Esterline - fullback
  • L. W. Goben, '98 - right halfback
  • Herman Hall, '98 - right end
  • F. D. Herbold, '99 - left guard
  • L. F. Johnson, '99 - left end
  • W. S. Moore, '98 - captain and left halfback
  • C. S. Sample, '99 - left tackle
  • R. L. Sears, '98 - quarterback
  • L. B. Webb, '98 - right tackle
  • Coaching staff

  • Head coach - William W. Church
  • Manager - J. N. Moore, '98
  • References

    1897 Purdue Boilermakers football team Wikipedia


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