1931 Northwestern Wildcats football team

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1931 Northwestern Wildcats football
Big Ten co-champion
Conference Big Ten Conference
1931 record 7–1–1 (5–1–0 Big Ten)
Head coach Dick Hanley (5th season)
Home stadium Dyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1930
1932 →
1931 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Purdue + 5 1 0     9 1 0
Michigan + 5 1 0     8 1 1
Northwestern + 5 1 0     7 1 1
Ohio State 4 2 0     6 3 0
Minnesota 3 2 0     7 3 0
Wisconsin 3 3 0     5 4 1
Indiana 1 4 1     2 5 1
Chicago 1 4 0     2 6 1
Iowa 0 3 1     1 6 1
Illinois 0 6 0     2 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1931 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1931 college football season. In their fifth year under head coach Dick Hanley, the Wildcats compiled a 7–1–1 record (5–1 against Big Ten Conference opponents), finished in a three-way with Purdue and Michigan for the Big Ten championship, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 138 to 40. Their sole loss was on the final day of the season against Purdue.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 3 Nebraska* Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois W 19–7  
October 10 vs. Notre Dame* Soldier FieldChicago T 0–0  
October 17 UCLA* Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois W 19–0  
October 24 at Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 10–0  
October 31 Illinois Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois W 32–6  
November 7 Minnesota Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois W 32–14  
November 14 Indiana Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois W 7–6  
November 21 at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, Iowa W 19–0  
November 28 vs. Purdue Soldier Field • Chicago L 0–7  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northwestern Yearly Results (1930-1934)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 7, 2015.