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1979 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (12th of 140) ▪ Rank: 10th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Young (10-2)

PS/G: 23.9 (36th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 18.8 (63rd of 140)
SRS: 12.38 (26th of 140) ▪ SOS: 6.29 (38th of 140)

Bowl Game: Won Bluebonnet Bowl 27-22 versus Tennessee

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
6 5 17 10 12 20 16 16 15 14 12 12 12 12 10

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 8, 1979 Sat (6) Purdue Wisconsin Big Ten W 41 20 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 15, 1979 Sat (5) Purdue @ UCLA Pac-10 L 21 31 1 1 0 L 1
3 Sep 22, 1979 Sat (17) Purdue (5) Notre Dame Ind W 28 22 2 1 0 W 1
4 Sep 29, 1979 Sat (10) Purdue Oregon Pac-10 W 13 7 3 1 0 W 2
5 Oct 6, 1979 Sat (12) Purdue @ Minnesota Big Ten L 14 31 3 2 0 L 1
6 Oct 13, 1979 Sat (20) Purdue Illinois Big Ten W 28 14 4 2 0 W 1
7 Oct 20, 1979 Sat (16) Purdue @ Michigan State Big Ten W 14 7 5 2 0 W 2
8 Oct 27, 1979 Sat (16) Purdue Northwestern Big Ten W 20 16 6 2 0 W 3
9 Nov 3, 1979 Sat (15) Purdue @ Iowa Big Ten W 20 14 7 2 0 W 4
10 Nov 10, 1979 Sat (14) Purdue (10) Michigan Big Ten W 24 21 8 2 0 W 5
11 Nov 17, 1979 Sat (12) Purdue @ Indiana Big Ten W 37 21 9 2 0 W 6
12 Dec 31, 1979 Mon (12) Purdue N Tennessee SEC W 27 22 10 2 0 W 7 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)