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1928 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1928 record5–3 (2–3 Big Ten)
Head coachDick Hanley (2nd season)
CaptainWalter Holmer[1]
Home stadiumDyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1927
1929 →
1928 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Illinois 4 1 0     7 1 0
#4T Wisconsin 3 1 1     7 1 1
Minnesota 4 2 0     6 2 0
#6T Iowa 3 2 0     6 2 0
Ohio State 3 2 0     5 2 1
Purdue 2 2 1     5 2 1
Northwestern 2 3 0     5 3 0
Michigan 2 3 0     3 4 1
Indiana 2 4 0     4 4 0
Chicago 0 5 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1928 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1928 college football season. In their second year under head coach Dick Hanley, the Wildcats compiled a 5–3 record (2–3 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in a tie for seventh place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 6Butler*W 14–0
October 13Ohio State
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanson, IL
L 0–10
October 20Kentucky*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanson, IL
W 7–0
October 27at Illinois L 0–6
November 3Minnesota
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanson, IL
W 10–9
November 10Purdue
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanson, IL
W 7–6
November 17at IndianaL 0–6
November 24Dartmouth*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanson, IL
W 27–6
  • *Non-conference game

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