1909 Northwestern Purple football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1909 record1–3–1 (1–3 Western)
Head coachBill Horr (1st season)
CaptainDave August
Home stadiumNorthwestern Field
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Template:1909 Western Conference football standings The 1909 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1909 college football season. In their first and only year under head coach Bill Horr, the Purple compiled a 1–3–1 record (1–3 against Western Conference opponents) and finished in sixth place in the Western Conference.[1][2]


October 2Illinois Wesleyan*T 0–0
October 9at PurdueW 14–5
October 30Wisconsin
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 11–21
November 6at ChicagoL 0–34
November 13Illinois
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–35
  • *Non-conference game


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