1912 Northwestern Purple football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1912 record2–3–1 (2–3 Western)
Head coachCharles Hammett (3rd season)
CaptainAndrew N. Johnson
Home stadiumNorthwestern Field
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Template:1912 Western Conference football standings The 1912 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1912 college football season. In their third and final year under head coach Charles Hammett, the Purple compiled a 2–3–1 record (2–3 against Western Conference opponents) and finished in fifth place in the Western Conference.[1][2]


October 5Lake Forest*T 0–0
October 12at WisconsinL 0–56
October 26at Indiana
W 20–7
November 2Purdue
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–21
November 9at ChicagoL 0–3
November 23Illinois
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL (rivalry)
W 6–0
  • *Non-conference game


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