1915 Northwestern Purple football team

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1915 Northwestern Purple football
Conference Western Conference
1915 record 2–5 (0–5 Western)
Head coach Fred J. Murphy (2nd season)
Captain Austin Stromberg
Home stadium Northwestern Field
Seasons
← 1914
1916 →
1915 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Minnesota + 3 0 1     6 0 1
Illinois + 3 0 2     5 0 2
Chicago 4 2 0     5 2 0
Ohio State 2 1 1     5 1 1
Purdue 2 2 0     3 3 1
Wisconsin 2 3 0     4 3 0
Iowa 1 2 0     3 4 0
Indiana 1 3 0     3 3 1
Northwestern 0 5 0     2 5 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1915 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1915 college football season. In their second year under head coach Fred J. Murphy, the Purple compiled a 2–5 record (0–5 against Western Conference opponents) and finished in last place in the Western Conference.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 2Lake ForestW 27–6
October 9Chicago
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–7
October 15at IowaL 6–9
October 23at Illinois (rivalry)L 6–36
November 6Missouri
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 24–6
November 13Indiana
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–14
November 20Ohio State
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–34

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1915 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.