1917 Northwestern Purple football team

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1917 Northwestern Purple football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1917 record 5–2 (3–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Fred J. Murphy (4th season)
Home stadium Northwestern Field
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →
1917 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State $ 4 0 0     8 0 1
Minnesota 3 1 0     4 1 0
Northwestern 3 2 0     5 2 0
Wisconsin 3 2 0     4 2 1
Illinois 2 2 1     5 2 1
Chicago 2 2 1     3 2 1
Indiana 1 2 0     5 2 0
Michigan 0 1 0     8 2 0
Iowa 0 2 0     3 5 0
Purdue 0 4 0     3 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1917 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1917 college football season; in their fourth year under head coach Fred J. Murphy, the Purple compiled a 5–2 record (3–2 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in a tie for third place in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1917 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 22, 2016.