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1922 Northwestern Purple football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1922 record3–3–1 (1–3–1 Big Ten)
Head coachGlenn Thistlethwaite (1st season)
CaptainJames Patterson[1]
Home stadiumNorthwestern Field
Seasons
← 1921
1923 →
1922 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Iowa § 5 0 0     7 0 0
Michigan § 4 0 0     6 0 1
Chicago § 4 0 1     5 1 1
Wisconsin 2 2 1     4 2 1
Minnesota 2 3 1     3 3 1
Illinois 2 4 0     2 5 0
Northwestern 1 3 1     3 3 1
Ohio State 1 4 0     3 4 0
Indiana 0 2 1     1 4 2
Purdue 0 3 1     1 5 1
§ – Conference co-champions

The 1922 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1922 Big Ten Conference football season. In their first year under head coach Glenn Thistlethwaite, the Purple compiled a 3–3–1 record (1–3–1 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in seventh place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 7Beloit*W 17–0
October 15at ChicagoL 7–15
October 21Minnesota
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
T 7–7
November 4at Illinois L 3–6
November 11Purdue
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 24–13
November 18Monmouth*
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 58–14
November 25at IowaL 3–37
  • *Non-conference game

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