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1935 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1935 record4–3–1 (2–3–1 Big Ten)
Head coachPappy Waldorf (1st season)
Offensive schemeSingle wing
CaptainWally Cruice[1]
CaptainAl Lind
Home stadiumDyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1934
1936 →
1935 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Minnesota § 5 0 0     8 0 0
#5 Ohio State § 5 0 0     7 1 0
Purdue 3 3 0     4 4 0
Indiana 2 2 1     4 3 1
#16 Northwestern 2 3 1     4 3 1
#18 Iowa 1 2 2     4 2 2
Chicago 2 3 0     4 4 0
Michigan 2 3 0     4 4 0
Illinois 1 4 0     3 5 0
Wisconsin 1 4 0     1 7 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from UP Sports Writers

The 1935 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1935 college football season. In their fifth year under head coach Pappy Waldorf, the Wildcats compiled a 4–3–1 record (2–3–1 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in fifth place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

On October 5, Northwestern hosted the first night game in Big Ten history, losing 7-0 against Purdue before a crowd of 30,000 persons.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28DePaul*W 14–0
October 5Purdue
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–730,000[3]
October 19at Ohio StateL 7–2842,355[4]
October 26at MinnesotaL 13–2152,000[5]
November 2Illinois
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL (rivalry)
W 10–336,000[6]
November 9at Notre Dame *W 14–734,430
November 16Wisconsin
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 32–1320,000[7]
November 23Iowa
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
T 0–030,000[8]
  • *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. "1935 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1935-schedule.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Wilfrid Smith (October 6, 1935). "Purdue Defeats N.U., 7-0, on 53 Yard Run". Chicago Tribune: pp. II-1, II-2. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20953030/purdue_defeats_nu_70_on_53_yard_run/.
  4. Irving Vaughan (October 20, 1935). "Fleet Buckeyes Prove Skill with Power and Deception". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20952958/fleet_buckeyes_prove_skill_with_power/.
  5. George A. Barton (October 27, 1935). "Gophers Down Cats, 21 to 13". The Minneapolis Sunday Tribune: pp. Sports 1, 4. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20952883/gophers_down_cats_21_to_13/.
  6. Irving Vaughan (November 3, 1935). "N.U. Whips Illinois, 10-3, on 42 Yard Run". Chicago Tribune: pp. II-1, II-6. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20915385/nu_whips_illinois_103_on_42_yard/.
  7. Edward Burns (November 17, 1935). "Northwestern's Runs Defeat Wisconsin's Passes, 32-13". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20952768/northwesterns_runs_defeat_wisconsins/.
  8. "N.U. and Iowa Tie, 0-0: Hawkeyes Miss Chances After Heap Is Injured". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. November 24, 1935. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20952694/nu_and_iowa_tie_00_hawkeyes_miss/.


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