1891 Northwestern Purple football team

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1891 Northwestern Purple football
Conference Independent
1891 record 2–2–3
Head coach None
Captain Ransom Kennicott
Seasons
← 1890
1892 →

The 1891 Northwestern Purple football team was an American football team that represented Northwestern University during the 1891 college football season. The team compiled a 2–2–3 record and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 72 to 42.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30Evanston High SchoolW 8–0
October 17at Lake ForestT 0–0
October 31vs. WisconsinT 0–0[3]
November 5Chicago YMCA
  • Evanston, IL
W 22–0
November 14at BeloitT 12–12
November 21at Lake ForestL 20–0
November 26vs. Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee
L 0–40[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northwestern Yearly Results (1890-1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ "2017 Northwestern Football Media Guide" (PDF). Northwestern University. p. 106. Retrieved June 16, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Played a Draw Game". Chicago Tribune. November 1, 1891. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Madison the Victor". Chicago Tribune. November 27, 1891. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.