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1905 Northwestern Purple football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1905 record8–2–1 (0–2 Western)
Head coachWalter McCornack (3rd season)
CaptainArthur Rueber
Home stadiumNorthwestern Field
Seasons
← 1904
1908 →
Template:1905 Western Conference football standings

The 1905 Northwestern Purple football team represented Northwestern University during the 1905 Western Conference football season. Walter McCornack, in his third season at Northwestern, was the team's head coach. The Purple's home games were played at the new Northwestern Field in Evanston, Illinois. They were members of the Western Conference. They finished the season 8–2–1, and 0–2 in Western Conference play.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 20Evanston High School*W 32–0
September 23at North Division High School*W 11–0
September 30St. Viateur's Academy*
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 41–0
October 7Wabash*
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 5–0
October 14Beloit*
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 18–2
October 21Kentucky U.*
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
T 0–0
October 28Chicago
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–32
November 4Marquette*
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 34–6
November 11[[{{{school}}}|Ohio Northern]]*
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 34–0
November 18Michigan Agricultural*
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 39–11
November 25at MinnesotaL 6–72
  • *Non-conference game

Regular seasonEdit

Evanston High SchoolEdit

Overall Record Last Meeting Result[1]
9–0 1897 NU, 6–0


North Division High SchoolEdit

Rueber before the game.
Johnson practicing before the game.
Overall Record Last Meeting Result[2]
3–0 1904 NU, 18–0


St. Viateur's AcademyEdit

Overall Record Last Meeting Result[3]
0–0 First meeting N/A


WabashEdit

Overall Record Last Meeting Result[4]
0–0 First meeting N/A


BeloitEdit

File:Dedication of Northwestern Field in 1905.jpg
Overall Record Last Meeting Result[5]
8–2–4 1904 NU, 34–0


KentuckyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Pioneers 0 0 0 0 0
Purple 0 0 0 0 0




Overall Record Last Meeting Result[6]
0–0 First meeting N/A


ChicagoEdit

Rueber running with the ball in the Chicago game.
Johnson (center) running with the ball.
Overall Record Last Meeting Result[7]
5–11–3 1904 UC, 32–0


MarquetteEdit

Overall Record Last Meeting Result[8]
0–0 First meeting N/A


Ohio NorthernEdit

Overall Record Last Meeting Result[9]
0–0 First meeting N/A


Michigan AgriculturalEdit

Overall Record Last Meeting Result[10]
0–0 First meeting N/A


MinnesotaEdit

Overall Record Last Meeting Result[11]
1–6 1904 UM, 17–0


RosterEdit

File:1905 Northwestern Purple football team picture.jpg
File:Arthur Rueber.jpg
1905 Northwestern Purple roster

Quarterback

  • James Johnson – Sophomore

Right Half

  • Arthur Rueber (C)Junior

Left Half

  • Oscar Granberg – Freshman
  • F. Reynolds

Full Back

  • Charles S. Blair – Senior

Right Ends

  • James Turner – Freshman
  • William Hanns – Freshman

Right Tackle

  • Bert Jenkins – Freshman
 

Right Guard

  • Julius G. Carlson – Junior

Center

  • William Davis – Sophomore

Left Guard

  • Tom Scott – Junior

Left Tackles

  • John P. Gilbreath – Freshman
  • R. Schoch – Freshman

Left Ends

  • Fred Shauver
  • Howard McPherrin – Freshman
  • Ruby J. Hamilton – Freshman
 
Head coach
Assistants
  • Harry I. Allen – Assistant coach
  • Frank O. Smith – Manager
  • Thomas Holland – Trainer

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Northwestern vs Evanston HS (IL)". cfbdatawarehouse.com. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/northwestern/opponents_records.php?teamid=1076. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  2. "Northwestern vs Chicago North Division HS (IL)". cfbdatawarehouse.com. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/northwestern/opponents_records.php?teamid=2297. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  3. "Northwestern vs Saint Viator (IL)". cfbdatawarehouse.com. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/northwestern/opponents_records.php?teamid=2853. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  4. "Northwestern vs Wabash (IN)". cfbdatawarehouse.com. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/northwestern/opponents_records.php?teamid=3399. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  5. "Northwestern vs Beloit (WI)". cfbdatawarehouse.com. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/northwestern/opponents_records.php?teamid=300. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  6. "Northwestern vs Transylvania (KY)". cfbdatawarehouse.com. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/northwestern/opponents_records.php?teamid=3241. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  7. "Northwestern vs Chicago (IL)". cfbdatawarehouse.com. Archived from the original on 2011-12-24. https://web.archive.org/web/20111224194131/http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/northwestern/opponents_records.php?teamid=667. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  8. "Northwestern vs Marquette (WI)". cfbdatawarehouse.com. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/northwestern/opponents_records.php?teamid=1880. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  9. "Northwestern vs Ohio Northern". cfbdatawarehouse.com. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/northwestern/opponents_records.php?teamid=2379. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  10. "Northwestern vs Michigan St.". cfbdatawarehouse.com. Archived from the original on 2014-12-27. https://web.archive.org/web/20141227175259/http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/northwestern/opponents_records.php?teamid=1988. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  11. "Northwestern vs Minnesota". cfbdatawarehouse.com. Archived from the original on 2014-12-27. https://web.archive.org/web/20141227175453/http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/bigten/northwestern/opponents_records.php?teamid=2030. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  12. "Football Team" (PDF). The Northwestern Syllabus (Evanston, Illinois: Thaddeus S. Snell) XXII: 163. 1906. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015028396367;view=1up;seq=161;q1=football;start=1;size=10;page=search;num=163. Retrieved 2012-01-30.

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