1915 Northwestern Purple football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1915 record2–5 (0–5 Western)
Head coachFred J. Murphy (2nd season)
CaptainAustin Stromberg
Home stadiumNorthwestern Field
← 1914
1916 →

Template:1915 Western Conference football standings The 1915 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1915 college football season. In their second year under head coach Fred J. Murphy, the Purple compiled a 2–5 record (0–5 against Western Conference opponents) and finished in last place in the Western Conference.[1][2]


October 2Lake ForestW 27–6
October 9Chicago
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–7
October 15at IowaL 6–9
October 23at Illinois L 6–36
November 6Missouri
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 24–6
November 13Indiana
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–14
November 20Ohio State
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–34


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