1893 Northwestern Purple football team

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1893 Northwestern Purple football
Conference Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the Northwest
1893 record 2–5–3 (0–2 IAANW)
Head coach Paul Noyes (1st season)
Captain Frank Griffith
Home stadium Northwestern Field
Seasons
← 1892
1894 →
1893 Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the Northwest football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Minnesota $ 3 0 0     6 0 0
Wisconsin 1 1 0     4 2 0
Michigan 1 2 0     7 3 0
Northwestern 0 2 0     2 5 3
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1893 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1893 college football season. In their first and only year under head coach Paul Noyes, the Purple compiled a 2–5–3 record.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 4Denver A.C.*Evanston, ILL 0–8
October 18at Chicago*L 6–12
October 21Illinois (rivalry)*Evanston, ILT 0–0[3]
October 27Lake Forest*Evanston, ILT 12–12
October 30MinnesotaEvanston, ILL 0–16
November 4Beloit*Evanston, ILW 10–6
November 8Chicago*Evanston, ILT 6–6
November 11Lake Forest*Evanston, ILW 38–22
November 18at MichiganL 6–72
December 16at Chicago*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
L 14–22
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1893 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2017 Northwestern Football Media Guide" (PDF). Northwestern University. p. 106. Retrieved June 16, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Made It a Draw". Chicago Tribune. October 22, 1893. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.