1914 Northwestern Purple football team

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1914 Northwestern Purple football
Conference Western Conference
1914 record 1–6 (0–6 Western)
Head coach Fred J. Murphy (1st season)
Captain Wilbur Hightower
Home stadium Northwestern Field
Seasons
← 1913
1915 →
1914 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois $ 6 0 0     7 0 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     6 1 0
Chicago 4 2 1     4 2 1
Wisconsin 2 2 1     4 2 1
Ohio State 2 2 0     5 2 0
Purdue 2 2 0     5 2 0
Iowa 1 2 0     4 3 0
Indiana 1 4 0     3 4 0
Northwestern 0 6 0     1 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1914 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1914 college football season. In their first year under head coach Fred J. Murphy, the Purple compiled a 1–6 record (0–6 against Western Conference opponents) and finished in last place in the Western Conference.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 3Lake Forest*W 7–0
October 10at ChicagoL 0–28
October 17at Indiana
L 0–27
October 24Illinois (rivalry)
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–33
November 7Iowa
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–27
November 14Purdue
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–34
November 21at Ohio StateL 0–27
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1914 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.