1912 Northwestern Purple football team

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1912 Northwestern Purple football
Conference Western Conference
1912 record 2–3–1 (2–3 Western)
Head coach Charles Hammett (3rd season)
Captain Andrew N. Johnson
Home stadium Northwestern Field
Seasons
← 1911
1913 →
1912 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wisconsin $ 5 0 0     7 0 0
Chicago 6 1 0     6 1 0
Purdue 2 2 1     4 2 1
Minnesota 2 2 0     4 3 0
Northwestern 2 3 0     2 3 1
Illinois 1 3 1     3 3 1
Iowa 1 3 0     4 3 0
Indiana 0 5 0     2 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1912 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1912 college football season. In their third and final year under head coach Charles Hammett, the Purple compiled a 2–3–1 record (2–3 against Western Conference opponents) and finished in fifth place in the Western Conference.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 5Lake Forest*T 0–0
October 12at WisconsinL 0–56
October 26at Indiana
W 20–7
November 2Purdue
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–21
November 9at ChicagoL 0–3
November 23Illinois (rivalry)
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 6–0
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1912 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.