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1891 Northwestern Purple football
ConferenceIndependent
1891 record2–2–3
Head coachNone
CaptainRansom Kennicott
Seasons
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The 1891 Northwestern Purple football team was an American football team that represented Northwestern University during the 1891 college football season. The team compiled a 2–2–3 record and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 72 to 42.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30Evanston High School Evanston, ILW 8–0
October 17at Lake Forest ChicagoT 0–0
October 31vs. Wisconsin MilwaukeeT 0–0[3]
November 5Chicago YMCA Evanston, ILW 22–0
November 14at Beloit Beloit, WIT 12–12
November 21at Lake Forest Lake Forest, ILL 20–0
November 26vs. Wisconsin MilwaukeeL 0–40[4]

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