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1937 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1937 record4–4 (3–3 Big Ten)
Head coachPappy Waldorf (3rd season)
Offensive schemeSingle wing
MVPDon Heap
CaptainDon Heap[1]
Home stadiumDyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Minnesota 5 0 0     6 2 0
#13 Ohio State 5 1 0     6 2 0
Indiana 3 2 0     5 3 0
Michigan 3 3 0     4 4 0
Northwestern 3 3 0     4 4 0
Purdue 2 2 1     4 3 1
Wisconsin 2 2 1     4 3 1
Illinois 2 3 0     3 3 2
Chicago 0 4 0     1 6 0
Iowa 0 5 0     1 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1937 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fifth year under head coach Pappy Waldorf, the Wildcats compiled a 4–4 record (3–3 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in a tie for fourth place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
October 2Iowa State*W 33–0
October 9Michigan
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
W 7–0
October 16Purdue
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
W 14–7
October 23at No. 12 Ohio StateNo. 7L 0–7
October 30at WisconsinW 14–6
November 6IllinoisNo. 19
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois (Rivalry)
L 0–6
November 13at No. 10 MinnesotaL 0–7
November 20No. 12 Notre Dame*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois (Rivalry)
L 0–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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