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1934 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1934 record3–5 (2–3 Big Ten)
Head coachDick Hanley (8th season)
CaptainAl Kawal[1]
Home stadiumDyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1933
1935 →
1934 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Minnesota 5 0 0     8 0 0
#8 Ohio State 5 1 0     7 1 0
#4 Illinois 4 1 0     7 1 0
Purdue 3 1 0     5 3 0
Wisconsin 2 3 0     4 4 0
Northwestern 2 3 0     3 5 0
Chicago 2 4 0     4 4 0
Indiana 1 3 1     3 3 2
Iowa 1 3 1     2 5 1
Michigan 0 6 0     1 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1934 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1934 college football season. In their eighth year under head coach Dick Hanley, the Wildcats compiled a 3–5 record (2–3 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in fifth place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29Marquette*W 21–12
October 6Iowa
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 7–2025,000[3]
October 13at Stanford*L 0–20[4]
October 27Ohio State
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–2818,000[5]
November 3Wisconsin
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 7–015,000[6]
November 10Illinois
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL (rivalry)
L 3–1436,000[7]
November 17Notre Dame *
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL (rivalry)
L 7–2045,000[8]
November 24at MichiganW 13–625,000[9]
  • *Non-conference game

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. "1934 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1934-schedule.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
  3. Wilfrid Smith (October 7, 1934). "Northwestern, Notre Dame, Michigan Lose: Iowa Running Attack Whips Purple, 20 to 7". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20960627/northwestern_notre_dame_michigan/.
  4. "N.U. Loses to Stanford: Northwestern Defeated, 20-0, on West Coast". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. October 14, 1934. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20960988/nu_loses_to_stanford_northwestern/.
  5. Wilfrid Smith (October 28, 1934). "Ohio Defeats N.U., 28-6: Northwestern Confused by Tricky Attack". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1.
  6. Charles Bartlett (November 4, 1934). "Wildcats Push Badgers Into Cellar, 7 to 0". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20960348/wildcats_push_badgers_into_cellar_7_to/.
  7. Harvey Woodruff (November 11, 1934). "Illinois Wins, 14-3: Lindberg's 70-Yard Run, Short Pass Overcome Wildcats' Lead". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20960225/illinois_wins_143_lindbergs_70yard/.
  8. Edward Burns (November 18, 1934). "Notre Dame Wins: Irish Score Three Times in 2d Half; Beat N.U., 20-7". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20960871/notre_dame_wins_irish_score_three/.
  9. Charles Bartlett (November 25, 1934). "N.U. 2d Half Attack Whips Michigan, 13-6". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20960748/nu_2d_half_attack_whips_michigan_136/.


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