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1932 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1932 record3–4–1 (2–3–1 Big Ten)
Head coachDick Hanley (6th season)
CaptainErnest "Pug" Rentner[1]
Home stadiumDyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1931
1933 →
1932 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Michigan § 6 0 0     8 0 0
#4 Purdue § 5 0 1     7 0 1
#11 Wisconsin 4 1 1     6 1 1
#6 Ohio State 2 1 2     4 1 3
Northwestern 2 3 1     3 4 1
Minnesota 2 3 0     5 3 0
Illinois 2 4 0     5 4 0
Indiana 1 4 1     3 4 1
Chicago 1 4 0     3 4 1
Iowa 0 5 0     1 7 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1932 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1932 Big Ten Conference football season. In their sixth year under head coach Dick Hanley, the Wildcats compiled a 3–4–1 record (2–3–1 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in fifth place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1Missouri*W 27–0[3]
October 8at MichiganL 6–1555,000[4]
October 15at Illinois W 26–025,369[5]
October 22Purdue
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
T 7–740,000[6]
October 29Minnesota
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–735,000[7]
November 5Ohio Statedagger
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–20>25,000[8]
November 12at Notre Dame *L 0–2142,000[9]
November 19Iowa
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 44–615,000[10]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). 2007. p. 146. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/nw/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/nu-mg-07-history.pdf#page=5.
  2. "1932 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1932-schedule.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
  3. Wilfrid Smith (October 2, 1932). "Northwestern Whips Missouri in First Game, 27-0". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20971405/northwestern_whips_missouri_in_first/.
  4. Harvey Woodruff (October 9, 1932). "55,000 See Michigan Beat N.U., 15 to 6". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20971320/55000_see_michigan_beat_nu_15_to_6/.
  5. Stewart Owen (October 16, 1932). "N.U. Wins, 26-0: Olson Passes, Olson Plunges Help Wildcats Whip Illinois". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20971213/nu_wins_260_olson_passes_olson/.
  6. Wilfrid Smith (October 23, 1932). "Two Minutes To Go: N.U. Pass Ties Purdue, 7-7". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20971108/two_minutes_to_go_nu_pass_ties/.
  7. Harvey Woodruff (October 30, 1932). "Minnesota's Power Conquers N.U., 7 to 0". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20970893/minnesotas_power_conquers_nu_7_to_0/.
  8. Edward Burns (November 6, 1932). "Ohio State Hammers N.U. for 20-6 Victory". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20970793/ohio_state_hammers_nu_for_206_victory/.
  9. Harvey Woodruff (November 13, 1932). "Notre Dame Crushes Northwestern, 21-0". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20970596/notre_dame_crushes_northwestern_210/.
  10. Irving Vaughan (November 20, 1932). "Even a Guard Scores as N.U. Runs Wild Over Iowa, 44 to 6". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20970715/even_a_guard_scores_as_nu_runs_wild/.


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