1946 Northwestern Wildcats football team

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1946 Northwestern Wildcats football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1946 record 4–4–1 (2–3–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Pappy Waldorf (12th season)
MVP Ed Hirsch
Home stadium Dyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →
1946 Big Nine football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Illinois $ 6 1 0     8 2 0
No. 6 Michigan 5 1 1     6 2 1
No. 20 Indiana 4 2 0     6 3 0
Iowa 3 3 0     5 4 0
Minnesota 3 4 0     5 4 0
Ohio State 2 3 1     4 3 2
Northwestern 2 3 1     4 4 1
Wisconsin 2 5 0     4 5 0
Purdue 0 5 1     2 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1946 Big Ten Conference football season. In their 12th and final year under head coach Pappy Waldorf, the Wildcats compiled a 4–4–1 record (2–3–1 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in seventh place in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 28 Iowa State* Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois W 41–9  
October 5 Wisconsin Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois W 28–0  
October 12 Minnesota Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois W 14–7  
October 19 at No. 5 Michigan No. 10 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan T 14–14  
October 26 Pacific (CA)* No. 8 Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois W 26–13  
November 2 Ohio State No. 6 Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois L 27–39  
November 9 Indiana No. 17 Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois L 6–7  
November 16 at No. 2 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, Indiana (Rivalry) L 0–27  
November 23 No. 5 Illinois Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois L 0–20  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1946 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 22, 2016.