|1916 Northwestern Purple football|
|1916 record||6–1 (4–1 Western)|
|Head coach||Fred J. Murphy (3rd season)|
Template:1916 Western Conference football standings The 1916 Northwestern Purple football team was an American football team that represented Northwestern University during the 1916 college football season. In its third season under head coach Fred J. Murphy, the team compiled a 6–1 record and finished in second place in the Western Conference. The team's sole loss was to conference champion Ohio State.
|October 7||Lake Forest*||W 26–7|
|October 21||at Chicago||W 10–0|
|October 28||Drake*||W 40–6|
|November 4||at Indiana||W 7–0|
|November 10||Iowa||W 20–13|
|November 18||Purdue||W 38–6|
|November 25||at Ohio State||L 3–23|
- ↑ "1916 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1916-schedule.html. Retrieved December 18, 2015.
- ↑ "2017 Northwestern Football Media Guide". Northwestern University. p. 106. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/nusports.com/documents/2017/7/21/Northwestern_2017_Media_Guide.pdf. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
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