| Western Conference|
R. L. Spears
| 3–3 (0–1 West)|
| Alpha Jamison (1st year)|1898 Purdue Boilermakers football team Wikipedia
The 1898 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1898 Western Conference football season. The Boilermakers compiled a 3–3 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 37 to 33 in their first season under head coach Alpha Jamison. R. L. Spears was the team captain.