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1950 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1950 record6-3 (3–3 Big 10)
Head coachBob Voigts (4th season)
MVPChuck Hagmann
CaptainDon Stonesifer[1]
Home stadiumDyche Stadium (Capacity: 52,000)
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9/6 Michigan 4 1 1     6 3 1
#14/10 Ohio State 5 2 0     6 3 0
#NR/20 Wisconsin 5 2 0     6 3 0
#13/11 Illinois 4 2 0     7 2 0
Northwestern 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     3 5 1
Minnesota 1 4 1     1 7 1
Indiana 1 4 0     3 5 1
Purdue 1 4 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1950 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1950 Big Nine Conference football season. In their fourth year under head coach Bob Voigts, the Wildcats compiled a 6–3 record (3–3 against Big Ten Conference opponents), finished in fifth in the Big Ten, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 155 to 143.[2]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 30, 1950Iowa State*W 23-1338,473
October 7, 1950at Navy*W 22-012,000
October 14, 1950Minnesota
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
W 13-645,000
October 21, 1950Pittsburgh*No. 20
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
W 28-2335,000
October 28, 1950at WisconsinNo. 9L 13-1445,000
November 4, 1950No. 4 Ohio State
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 0-3250,000
November 11, 1950at PurdueW 19-1430,000
November 18, 1950at MichiganL 23-3475,075
November 25, 1950Illinois
W 14-750,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game


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