The Purdue Boilermakers football team
is the intercollegiate football
program of the Purdue University Boilermakers
. The program is classified in the NCAA
's Division I
Bowl Subdivision, and the team competes in the Big Ten Conference
. The Boilermakers have an all-time record of 571-487-48.
The Boilermakers have called Ross-Ade Stadium
home since 1924. It replaced Stuart Field
, which was home to the Boilermakers since 1892. Ross-Ade Stadium has a capacity of 62,500.
Logos and uniforms
Purdue's colors are Old Gold and Black, as are their uniforms. Home uniforms are black with white numerals and old gold outline. On the sleeve is the player's number in white, outlined in old gold, along with two outer old gold stripes and a black one inside at the end of the sleeve. The pants are old gold with two black stripes along both sides. The away uniform is white with black numerals and old gold outline. Both home and away jerseys sport the Purdue slant "P" logo in the center front of the collar, surrounded by a patch of black fabric. The away pants are black with two old gold stripes. Since the arrival of Joe Tiller in 1997, Purdue players have not worn names on the backs of their jerseys. This is the first year under Danny Hope that the players will wear their names on the backs of their jerseys.
The helmet is old gold with the Purdue "P" in black with a white outline on both sides. There are three stripes down the middle; two outer black ones, and... Read More