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1923 Northwestern Purple football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1923 record2–6 (0–6 Big Ten)
Head coachGlenn Thistlethwaite (2nd season)
CaptainWilliam McElwain[1]
Home stadiumNorthwestern Field
Seasons
← 1922
1924 →
1923 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois § 5 0 0     8 0 0
Michigan § 4 0 0     8 0 0
Chicago 5 1 0     7 1 0
Minnesota 2 1 1     5 1 1
Iowa 3 3 0     5 3 0
Indiana 2 2 0     3 4 0
Wisconsin 1 3 1     3 3 1
Ohio State 1 4 0     3 4 1
Purdue 1 4 0     2 5 1
Northwestern 0 6 0     2 6 0
§ – Conference co-champions

The 1923 Northwestern Purple football team represented Northwestern University during the 1923 Big Ten Conference football season. In their second year under head coach Glenn Thistlethwaite, the Purple compiled a 2–6 record (0–6 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in last place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 6Beloit*W 21–6
October 13vs. IndianaL 6–7
October 20at ChicagoL 0–13
October 27vs. Illinois L 0–29
November 3at MinnesotaL 14–34
November 10Lake Forest*
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 32–0
November 17at PurdueL 3–6
November 24Iowa
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 14–17
  • *Non-conference game

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