1901 Northwestern Purple football team

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1901 Northwestern Purple football
Conference Western Conference
1901 record 8–2–1 (3–2 Western)
Head coach Charles M. Hollister (3rd season)
Seasons
← 1900
1902 →
1901 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan + 4 0 0     11 0 0
Wisconsin + 2 0 0     9 0 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     9 1 1
Illinois 4 2 0     8 2 0
Northwestern 3 2 0     8 2 1
Indiana 1 2 0     6 3 0
Purdue 0 3 1     4 4 1
Chicago 0 4 1     8 6 2
Iowa 0 3 0     6 3 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1901 Northwestern Purple football team was an American football team that represented Northwestern University during the 1901 Western Conference football season. In its third season under head coach Charles M. Hollister, the team compiled an 8–2–1 record and finished in fifth place in the Western Conference. The team's sole losses were to conference co-champion Michigan and Minnesota.[1]

Schedule[edit]

  1. September 18, 1901: Fort Sheridan, Win, 27-0
  2. September 21, 1901: North Central, Win, 30-0
  3. September 28, 1901: Lombard, Win, 47-0
  4. October 5, 1901: Lake Forest, Win, 11-0
  5. October 12, 1901: Notre Dame, Win, 2-0
  6. October 19, 1901: at Michigan, Loss, 0-29
  7. October 26, 1901: at Illinois, Win, 17-11
  8. November 9, 1901: at Chicago, Win, 6-5
  9. November 16, 1901: Beloit, Tie, 11-11
  10. November 23, 1901: Minnesota, Loss, 0-16
  11. November 28, 1901: at Purdue, Win, 10-5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1901 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 18, 2015.