1927 Northwestern Wildcats football team

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1927 Northwestern Wildcats football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1927 record 4–4 (2–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Dick Hanley (1st season)
Home stadium Dyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1926
1928 →
1927 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Illinois + 5 0 0     7 0 1
#3 Minnesota + 3 0 1     6 0 2
#7 Michigan 3 2 0     6 2 0
Chicago 3 3 0     4 4 0
Purdue 2 2 0     6 2 0
Northwestern 2 3 0     4 4 0
Ohio State 2 3 0     4 4 0
Indiana 1 2 1     3 4 1
Iowa 1 4 0     4 4 0
Wisconsin 1 4 0     4 4 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1927 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1927 Big Ten Conference football season. In their first year under head coach Dick Hanley, the Wildcats compiled a 4–4 record (2–3 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in a tie for sixth place in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1South Dakota*W 47–2
October 8Utah*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 13–6
October 15at Ohio StateW 19–13
October 22Illinois (rivalry)
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–7
October 29Missouri*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 19–34
November 5at PurdueL 6–18
November 12Indiana
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 7–18
November 19Iowa
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 12–0
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1927 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 22, 2016.