Skip to main content
Publish date:

Purdue Football Cracks AP Top 25 Poll After Victory Over No. 2 Iowa

Coach Jeff Brohm and the Purdue Boilermakers are ranked in the AP Top 25 Poll for the first time since 2007. Iowa dropped to No. 11 in the national rankings.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Boilermakers are the No. 25 football team in the country. After a dominant 24-7 victory over the No. 2 Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday, the team cracked the AP Poll for the first time since 2007. 

Purdue snapped the longest AP Top 25 drought among Power 5 programs. Iowa dropped nine places and is now ranked No. 11 in the nation following the loss. 

The Boilermakers are among six Big Ten programs that are now ranked heading into the upcoming week. Purdue is scheduled to play Wisconsin this week at Ross-Ade Stadium. 

Here's the entire updated AP Top 25 rankings: 

Read More

  1. Georgia (7-0) 
  2. Cincinnati (6-0)
  3. Oklahoma (7-0) 
  4. Alabama (6-1)
  5. Ohio State (5-1) 
  6. Michigan (6-0)
  7. Penn State (5-1) 
  8. Oklahoma State (6-0) 
  9. Michigan State (7-0)
  10. Oregon (5-1)
  11. Iowa (6-1) 
  12. Ole Miss (5-1) 
  13. Notre Dame (5-1) 
  14. Coastal Carolina (6-0)
  15. Kentucky (6-1) 
  16. Wake Forest (6-0)
  17. Texas A&M (5-2)
  18. North Carolina State (5-1) 
  19. Auburn (5-2) 
  20. Baylor (6-1) 
  21. SMU (6-0) 
  22. San Diego State (6-0) 
  23. Pittsburgh (5-1) 
  24. UTSA (7-0) 
  25. Purdue (4-2) 
  • WHAT KIRK FERENTZ SAID AFTER LOSS TO PURDUE: Purdue football earned a 24-7 victory against No. 2 Iowa on the road at Kinnick Stadium. The Boilermakers are now 4-1 against the Hawkeyes during coach Jeff Brohm's tenure. CLICK HERE 
  • DAVID BELL'S CAREER DAY: Purdue junior wide receiver David Bell recorded 11 catches for a career-high 240 yards and a touchdown on the road Saturday against Iowa at Kinnick Stadium. CLICK HERE
  • PURDUE, IOWA LIVE BLOG: The Purdue Boilermakers were back in action Saturday following a bye week, facing off against the No. 2 Iowa Hawkeyes on the road at Kinnick Stadium. CLICK HERE
  • PURDUE FOOTBALL 2021 SCHEDULE: Purdue's 2021 college football schedule includes nine Big Ten games and three nonconference matchups. The team entered conference play after starting the season 2-1. CLICK HERE 

Become Part of the Boilermakers Country Community!