1913 Northwestern Purple football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1913 record1–6 (0–6 Western)
Head coachDennis Grady (1st season)
CaptainWalter Kraft
Home stadiumNorthwestern Field
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Template:1913 Western Conference football standings The 1913 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1913 college football season. In their first and only year under head coach Dennis Grady, the Purple compiled a 1–6 record (0–6 against Western Conference opponents) and finished in last place in the Western Conference.[1][2]


October 4Lake Forest*W 10–0
October 11Purdue
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–34
October 18at Illinois L 0–37
October 25Iowa
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–78
November 8Chicago
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–14
November 15Indiana
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 20–21
November 22at Ohio StateL 0–58
  • *Non-conference game


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