|1938 Northwestern Wildcats football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1938 record||4–2–2 (2–1–2 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Pappy Waldorf (4th season)|
|Offensive scheme||Single wing|
|Home stadium||Dyche Stadium|
|1938 Big Ten football standings|
|#10 Minnesota †||4||–||1||–||0||6||–||2||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1938 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1938 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fifth year under head coach Pappy Waldorf, the Wildcats compiled a 4–2–2 record (2–1–3 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference.
|October 1||Kansas State*||W 21–0|
|October 8||Drake*||W 33–0|
|October 15||Ohio State||T 0–0|
|October 22||at Illinois||No. 18||W 13–0|
|October 29||No. 2 Minnesota||No. 12||W 6–3|
|November 5||Wisconsin||No. 7||L 13–20|
|November 12||at No. 18 Michigan||No. 17||T 0–0|
|November 19||No. 1 Notre Dame*||No. 16||L 7–9|
- ↑ "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). 2007. p. 147. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/nw/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/nu-mg-07-history.pdf#page=6.
- ↑ "1938 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1938-schedule.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
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