1925 Northwestern Wildcats football team

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1925 Northwestern Wildcats football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1925 record 5–3 (3–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Glenn Thistlethwaite (4th season)
Captain Tim Lowry[1]
Home stadium Northwestern Field
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan $ 5 1 0     7 1 0
Northwestern 3 1 0     5 3 0
Wisconsin 3 1 1     6 1 1
Chicago 2 2 1     3 4 1
Illinois 2 2 0     5 3 0
Iowa 2 2 0     5 3 0
Minnesota 1 1 1     5 2 1
Ohio State 1 3 1     4 3 1
Indiana 0 3 1     3 4 1
Purdue 0 3 1     3 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1925 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1925 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fourth year under head coach Glenn Thistlethwaite, the Wildcats compiled a 5–3 record (3–1 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in second place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
October 3 South Dakota W 14–7 18,000 [3]
October 10 Carleton
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 17–0 11,000 [4]
October 17 at Chicago L 0–6 34,000 [5]
October 24 vs. Tulane
  • Stagg Field
  • Chicago
L 7–18 15,000 [6]
October 31 Indiana
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 17–14 [7]
November 7 Michigan
W 3–2 [8]
November 14 at Purdue W 13–9 [9]
November 21 at Notre Dame L 10–13 32,000 [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). 2007. p. 145. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2019-03-14. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
  2. ^ "1925 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
  3. ^ Irving Vaughan (October 3, 1925). "Purple Battles South Dakota Before 18,000". Chicago Tribune. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Purple Start Well: Northwestern Defeats Carleton, 17 to 0, in First Game of Season". The South Bend Tribune. October 11, 1925. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Harvey Woodruff (October 18, 1925). "34,000 See Purple Hold U. of C. Scoreless in First Quarter". Chicago Tribune. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ French Lane (October 25, 1925). "Tulane Eleven Too Strong for Northwestern". Chicago Tribune. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Purple Defeat Indiana 17-14 by Drop Kick". Chicago Tribune. November 1, 1925. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Walter Eckersall (November 8, 1925). "Northwestern Upsets Michigan, 3-2: Purple Brains and Lewis' Toe Skin Wolverines in Morass". Chicago Tribune. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ F.E. Raschig (November 15, 1925). "Purple Ace Stars As Northwestern Bumps Off Purdue". The Indianapolis Star. p. III-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Rox Have Close Victory: Purple Team Throws Scare Into Rockmen". The South Bend Tribune. November 22, 1925. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.