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1927 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1927 record4–4 (2–3 Big Ten)
Head coachDick Hanley (1st season)
CaptainVic Gustafson[1]
Home stadiumDyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1926
1928 →
1927 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Illinois § 5 0 0     7 0 1
#3 Minnesota § 3 0 1     6 0 2
#7 Michigan 3 2 0     6 2 0
Chicago 3 3 0     4 4 0
Purdue 2 2 0     6 2 0
Northwestern 2 3 0     4 4 0
Ohio State 2 3 0     4 4 0
Indiana 1 2 1     3 4 1
Iowa 1 4 0     4 4 0
Wisconsin 1 4 0     4 4 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1927 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1927 Big Ten Conference football season. In their first year under head coach Dick Hanley, the Wildcats compiled a 4–4 record (2–3 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in a tie for sixth place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1South Dakota*W 47–2
October 8Utah*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 13–6
October 15at Ohio StateW 19–13
October 22Illinois
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL (rivalry)
L 6–7
October 29Missouri*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 19–34
November 5at PurdueL 6–18
November 12Indiana
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 7–18
November 19Iowa
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 12–0
  • *Non-conference game

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