1909 Northwestern Purple football team

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1909 Northwestern Purple football
Conference Western Conference
1909 record 1–3–1 (1–3 Western)
Head coach Bill Horr (1st season)
Captain Dave August
Home stadium Northwestern Field
Seasons
← 1908
1910 →
1909 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Minnesota $ 3 0 0     6 1 0
Chicago 4 1 1     4 1 2
Illinois 3 1 0     5 2 0
Wisconsin 2 1 1     3 1 1
Indiana 1 3 0     4 3 0
Northwestern 1 3 0     1 3 1
Iowa 0 1 0     2 4 1
Purdue 0 4 0     2 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1909 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1909 college football season. In their first and only year under head coach Bill Horr, the Purple compiled a 1–3–1 record (1–3 against Western Conference opponents) and finished in sixth place in the Western Conference.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 2Illinois Wesleyan*T 0–0
October 9at PurdueW 14–5
October 30Wisconsin
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 11–21
November 6at ChicagoL 0–34
November 13Illinois
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–35
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1909 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.