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1886 Northwestern Purple football
ConferenceIndependent
1886 record0–1[1]
Head coachNone
CaptainM.E. Fawcett
Seasons
← 1882
1888 →

The 1886 Northwestern Purple football team was an American football team that represented Northwestern University during the 1886 college football season. The Northwestern team played only one game, a 32–4 loss at Evanston to a team representing the Harvard School Athletic Club.[2][3] The loss to the Harvard School was only the fourth game played by a Northwestern football team, one game having been played in 1876 and two games having been played six years later in 1882.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 30Harvard School Athletic clubEvanston, ILL 4–32[2]

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