1903 Northwestern Purple football team

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1903 Northwestern Purple football
Western Conference co-champion
Conference Western Conference
1903 record 10–1–3 (1–0–2 Western)
Head coach Walter McCornack (1st season)
Captain Harry Fleager
Home stadium Northwestern Field
Seasons
← 1902
1904 →
1903 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Minnesota + 3 0 1     14 0 1
Michigan + 3 0 1     11 0 1
Northwestern + 1 0 2     10 1 3
Chicago 4 1 1     12 2 1
Iowa 1 1 0     9 2 0
Indiana 1 2 0     4 4 0
Illinois 1 5 0     8 6 0
Wisconsin 0 3 1     6 3 1
Purdue 0 2 0     4 2 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1903 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1892 college football season. The Wildcats compiled a 10–1–3 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 229 to 67.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 19 Chicago North Division HS Evanston, IL W 22–5  
September 22 Fort Sheridan Evanston, IL W 28–0  
September 23 Chicago Englewood HS Evanston, IL W 35–0  
September 28 North Central Evanston, IL W 22–6  
September 30 Northwestern Alumni Evanston, IL W 5–0  
October 3 Lombard Evanston, IL W 23–0  
October 7 Chicago Dental Evanston, IL W 18–11  
October 10 Washington University St. Louis, MO W 23–0  
October 17 Chicago Chicago, IL T 0–0  
October 24 Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH W 35–0  
October 31 Illinois Champaign, IL W 12–11  
November 14 Notre Dame Chicago, IL (Rivalry) T 0–0  
November 21 Wisconsin Chicago, IL T 6–6  
November 26 Carlisle Chicago, IL L 0–28  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1903 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ "2017 Northwestern Football Media Guide" (PDF). Northwestern University. p. 106. Retrieved June 16, 2018.