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1978 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-2-1, .792 W-L% (11th of 138) ▪ Rank: 13th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Young (9-2-1)

PS/G: 21.8 (59th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 10.8 (5th of 138)
SRS: 13.08 (21st of 138) ▪ SOS: 3.25 (63rd of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Peach Bowl 41-21 versus Georgia Tech

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
            19 17 14 12 15 18 17 17 13

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 16, 1978 Sat Purdue Michigan State Big Ten W 21 14 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 23, 1978 Sat Purdue Ohio MAC W 24 0 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 30, 1978 Sat Purdue @ Notre Dame Ind L 6 10 2 1 0 L 1
4 Oct 7, 1978 Sat Purdue Wake Forest ACC W 14 7 3 1 0 W 1
5 Oct 14, 1978 Sat Purdue (16) Ohio State Big Ten W 27 16 4 1 0 W 2
6 Oct 21, 1978 Sat (19) Purdue @ Illinois Big Ten W 13 0 5 1 0 W 3
7 Oct 28, 1978 Sat (17) Purdue @ Iowa Big Ten W 34 7 6 1 0 W 4
8 Nov 4, 1978 Sat (14) Purdue Northwestern Big Ten W 31 0 7 1 0 W 5
9 Nov 11, 1978 Sat (12) Purdue @ Wisconsin Big Ten T 24 24 7 1 1 T 1
10 Nov 18, 1978 Sat (15) Purdue @ (7) Michigan Big Ten L 6 24 7 2 1 L 1
11 Nov 25, 1978 Sat (18) Purdue Indiana Big Ten W 20 7 8 2 1 W 1
12 Dec 25, 1978 Mon (17) Purdue @ Georgia Tech Ind W 41 21 9 2 1 W 2 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)