1929 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1929 record6–3 (3–2 Big Ten)
Head coachDick Hanley (3rd season)
CaptainHenry Anderson[1]
Home stadiumDyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1928
1930 →
1929 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Purdue 5 0 0     8 0 0
#5 Illinois 3 1 1     6 1 1
Minnesota 3 2 0     6 2 0
Northwestern 3 2 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 2 2     4 2 2
Ohio State 2 2 1     4 3 1
Michigan 1 3 1     5 3 1
Indiana 1 3 1     2 6 1
Chicago 1 3 0     7 3 0
Wisconsin 1 4 0     4 5 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1929 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1929 college football season. In their third year under head coach Dick Hanley, the Wildcats compiled a 6–3 record (3–2 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28Cornell (IA)*W 27–18
October 5Butler*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 13–0
October 12at WisconsinW 7–0
October 19Minnesota
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 14–26
October 26Wabash*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 66–0
November 2Illinois
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL (rivalry)
W 7–0
November 9at Ohio StateW 18–6
November 16Indiana
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 14–19
November 23Notre Dame*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–26
  • *Non-conference game

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