1954 Northwestern Wildcats football team

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1954 Northwestern Wildcats football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1954 record 2-7 (1-5 Big 10)
Head coach Bob Voigts (8th season)
MVP Ziggie Niepokoj
Home stadium Dyche Stadium (Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Ohio State $ 7 0 0     10 0 0
No. 9 Wisconsin 5 2 0     7 2 0
No. 15 Michigan 5 2 0     6 3 0
Minnesota 4 2 0     7 2 0
Iowa 4 3 0     5 4 0
Purdue 3 3 0     5 3 1
Indiana 2 4 0     3 6 0
Michigan State 1 5 0     3 6 0
Northwestern 1 5 0     2 7 0
Illinois 0 6 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1954 Big Ten Conference football season. In their eighth year under head coach Bob Voigts, the Wildcats compiled a 2-7 record (1-5 against Big Ten Conference opponents), finished in a tie for eighth place in the Big Ten, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 142 to 101.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 25, 1954 Iowa State* Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois W 27-14   32,056
October 2, 1954 No. 9 USC* Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois L 7-12   30,725
October 9, 1954 at No. 18 Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis L 7-26   53,663
October 16, 1954 Michigan Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois L 0-7   32,972
October 23, 1954 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, Pennsylvania L 7-14   28,862
October 30, 1954 No. 1 Ohio State Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois L 7-14   41,650
November 6, 1954 at No. 16 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin L 13-34   53,131
November 13, 1954 Indiana Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois L 13-14   25,856
November 20, 1954 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, Illinois (Sweet Sioux Tomahawk) W 20-7   39,186
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northwestern Yearly Results (1950-1954)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 7, 2015.