1928 Northwestern Wildcats football team

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1928 Northwestern Wildcats football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1928 record 5–3 (2–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Dick Hanley (2nd season)
Home stadium Dyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1927
1929 →
1928 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois $ 4 1 0     7 1 0
Wisconsin 3 1 1     7 1 1
Minnesota 4 2 0     6 2 0
Iowa 3 2 0     6 2 0
Ohio State 3 2 0     5 2 1
Purdue 2 2 1     5 2 1
Northwestern 2 3 0     5 3 0
Michigan 2 3 0     3 4 1
Indiana 2 4 0     4 4 0
Chicago 0 5 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1928 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1928 college football season. In their second year under head coach Dick Hanley, the Wildcats compiled a 5–3 record (2–3 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in a tie for seventh place in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 6Butler*W 14–0
October 13Ohio State
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanson, IL
L 0–10
October 20Kentucky*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanson, IL
W 7–0
October 27at Illinois (rivalry)L 0–6
November 3Minnesota
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanson, IL
W 10–9
November 10Purdue
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanson, IL
W 7–6
November 17at IndianaL 0–6
November 24Dartmouth*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanson, IL
W 27–6
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1928 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 22, 2016.