1967 Purdue Boilermakers football
Big Ten co-champion
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 9
Record8–2 (6–1 Big Ten)
Head coach
MVPLeroy Keyes
CaptainJim Beirne, Bob Sebeck
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1966
1968 →
1967 Big Ten Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 4 Indiana + 6 1 0 9 2 0
Minnesota + 6 1 0 8 2 0
No. 9 Purdue + 6 1 0 8 2 0
Ohio State 5 2 0 6 3 0
Illinois 3 4 0 4 6 0
Michigan 3 4 0 4 6 0
Michigan State 3 4 0 3 7 0
Northwestern 2 5 0 3 7 0
Iowa 0 6 1 1 8 1
Wisconsin 0 6 1 0 9 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1967 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1967 Big Ten Conference football season. In their 12th season under head coach Jack Mollenkopf, the Boilermakers compiled an 8–2 record, finished in a three-way tie for the Big Ten Conference championship with a 6–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 291 to 154.[1][2]

Purdue's junior running back Leroy Keyes rushed for 986 yards in 1967, was selected as a consensus first-team All-American,[3] and was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Other notable players from the 1967 Purdue team included quarterback Mike Phipps, running back Perry Williams, offensive end Jim Beirne, offensive tackle Chuck Kuzneski, offensive guard Bob Sebeck, middle guard Chuck Kyle, linebacker Dick Marvel, defensive ends George Olion and Bob Holmes, defensive tackle Lance Olssen, and defensive back Tim Foley.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 23vs. Texas A&M*W 24–2027,500
September 30No. 1 Notre Dame*No. 10W 28–2162,316
October 7NorthwesternNo. 4
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 25–1661,093
October 14at Ohio StateNo. 2W 41–684,069
October 21Oregon State*daggerNo. 2
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 14–2260,147
October 28at IowaNo. 7W 41–2256,504
November 4at IllinoisNo. 6W 42–961,262
November 11MinnesotaNo. 5
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 41–1255,647
November 18Michigan StateNo. 3
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 21–761,364
November 25at IndianaNo. 3L 14–1952,770
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game
Schedule Source:[2]

Roster

1967 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 10 Don Kiepert So
QB 15 Mike Phipps So
QB 16 Jim Klutcharch So
QB 19 Larry Emch Jr
HB 23 Leroy Keyes Jr
HB 25 Jim Kirkpatrick So
HB, K 34 Bob Baltzell So
HB 35 Leon Troyer Jr
HB 41 Bob Hurst Sr
HB 46 Ed Crowley So
FB 47 Perry Williams Jr
OT 49 Lee Ryan Jr
G 50 David Stydahar Jr
C 56 Walter Whitehead So
C 57 Mike Frame Jr
G 61 Gary Roberts Jr
G 64 Dave Piper So
G 65 Bob Sebeck (C) Sr
G 66 Chuck Kuzneski Sr
OT, LB 67 Clanton King Jr
OT 70 Randy Kuntz So
OT 71 Fred Rafa Sr
OT, G 72 Bill Yanchar So
OT 74 Jim Bonk Jr
OT 76 Fred Haug Jr
E 81 Jim Beirne (C) Sr
E 82 Bob Dillingham Jr
E 83 Marion Griffin Jr
E 84 Joe Walsh So
E 88 Billy McKoy So
G 95 Phil Kelley So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
HB 22 Dennis Cirbes Sr
DE 29 Denny Wirgowski So
HB 32 Don Webster So
LB 42 Dick Marvel Jr
HB 43 Tim Foley So
HB 45 Bob Corby Sr
LB 51 Bob Weskamp So
LB 58 Bob Yunaska Jr
G 60 Chuck Kyle Jr
LB 68 Frank Burke Jr
OT 75 Lance Olssen Sr
E 87 George Olion Sr
E 90 Willie Nelson So
E 91 Dave Heiss So
E 93 Bob Holmes So
E 94 Bill Liber So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 21 Dick Berg So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
    Injured
  • Redshirt
    Redshirt

Game summaries

Notre Dame

See also: 1967 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team


at Iowa

See also: 1967 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

at Illinois

Michigan State

See also: 1967 Michigan State Spartans football team

at Indiana

Purdue at Indiana
1 234Total
No. 3 Boilermakers 7 070 14
Hoosiers 7 1200 19

See also: 1967 Indiana Hoosiers football team and Old Oaken Bucket

References

  1. ^ "Purdue Yearly Results (1965-1969)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on November 7, 2015. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "1967 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
  3. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 7. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 22, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  4. ^ 2020 Purdue Record Book. Retrieved 2020-Dec-27.
  5. ^ 2020 Purdue Record Book. Retrieved 2020-Dec-20.
  6. ^ 2020 Purdue Record Book. Retrieved 2020-Dec-20.
  7. ^ 2020 Purdue Record Book. Retrieved 2021-Jan-01.
  8. ^ 2020 Purdue Record Book. Retrieved 2021-Jan-02.