1894 Northwestern Purple football
1894 record4–5
Head coachA. A. Ewing (1st season)
CaptainJon Oberne
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Template:1894 collegiate football independents standings The 1894 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1894 college football season. In their first and only year under head coach A. A. Ewing, the Purple compiled a 4–5 record. Three of the victories were mid-week warm-up games against Evanston High School. In three games against major college opponents (Chicago and Illinois), the team lost by a combined total score of 148 to 0.[1][2]


October 6at ChicagoL 0–46
October 11Evanston HighEvanston, ILW 14–0
October 13at Lake ForestLake Forest, ILL 6–24
October 17Evanston HighEvanston, ILW 12–0
October 20BeloitEvanston, ILL 6–42
October 24Evanston HighEvanston, ILW 22–6
October 26Lake ForestEvanston, ILW 12–8
November 3at Illinois L 0–66
November 24ChicagoEvanston, ILL 0–36


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