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==1954==
 
 
{{Infobox NCAA team season
 
{{Infobox NCAA team season
|Year=1954
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| Year = 1954
|Team=Northwestern Wildcats
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| Team = Northwestern Wildcats
|Image=
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| sport = football
|Conference=Big Ten
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| Image =
|Division=
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| ImageSize =
|ShortConference=Big Ten
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| Conference = Big Ten Conference
|CoachRank=
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| Division =
|APRank=
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| ShortConference = Big 10
|Record=2-7
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| CoachRank =
|ConfRecord=1-5
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| APRank =
|HeadCoach=
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| Record = 2-7
|OffCoach=
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| ConfRecord = 1-5
|DefCoach=
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| HeadCoach = [[Bob Voigts]]
|OScheme=
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| HCYear = 8th
|DScheme=
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| OffCoach =
|StadiumArena=[[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 55,000)
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| DefCoach =
|Champion=
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| Captain = John Damore<ref>{{Cite web|url=http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/nw/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/nu-mg-07-history.pdf#page=6|title=Year-by-Year Results|date=2007|page=147|format=PDF|archive-url=http://web.archive.org/web/20190316165052/http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/nw/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/nu-mg-07-history.pdf|archive-date=2019-03-14|dead-url=no|access-date=2019-03-14}}</ref>
|BowlTourney=
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| Captain2 = Bob Lauter
|BowlTourneyResult=
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| Captain3 =
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| OScheme =
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| DScheme =
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| MVP = Ziggie Niepokoj
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| StadiumArena = [[Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 55,000)
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| Champion =
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| BowlTourney =
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| BowlTourneyResult =
 
}}
 
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{{1954 Big Ten football standings}}
 
{{1954 Big Ten football standings}}
{{CFB Schedule Start|time=no|rankyear=1954|ranklink=|attend=yes}}
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The '''1954 Northwestern Wildcats team''' represented [[Northwestern University]] during the [[1954 Big Ten Conference football season]]. In their eighth year under head coach [[Bob Voigts]], the Wildcats compiled a 2-7 record (1-5 against [[Big Ten Conference]] opponents), finished in a tie for eighth place in the Big Ten, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 142 to 101.<ref>{{cite web|title=Northwestern Yearly Results (1950-1954)|publisher=David DeLassus|work=College Football Data Warehouse|accessdate=August 7, 2015|url=http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/northwestern/1950-1954_yearly_results.php}}</ref>
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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| w/l = w
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==Schedule==
| date = September 25
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{{CFB schedule
| nonconf = yes
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| rankyear = 1954
| homecoming =
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| time = no
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| rank =
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| date = September 25, 1954
| away =
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| w/l = w
| neutral =
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| nonconf = y
| opprank =
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| rank =
| opponent = [[Iowa State Cyclones football|Iowa State]]
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| opponent = [[Iowa State Cyclones football|Iowa State]]
| site_stadium = [[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]]
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| site_stadium = [[Dyche Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois|Evanston, IL]]
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| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois]]
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 27-14
| score = 27-14
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| attend = 32,056
| overtime =
 
| attend = 32,056
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
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| date = October 2, 1954
| date = October 2
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| w/l = l
| nonconf = yes
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| nonconf = y
| homecoming =
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| rank =
| time = no
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| opponent = [[1954 USC Trojans football team|USC]]
| rank =
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| opprank = 9
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 9
 
| opponent = [[1954 USC Trojans football team|USC]]
 
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
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| site_cityst = Evanston, Illinois
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 7-12
| score = 7-12
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| attend = 30,725
| overtime =
 
| attend = 30,725
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
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| date = October 9, 1954
| date = October 9
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| w/l = l
| nonconf =
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| away = y
| homecoming =
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| rank =
| time = no
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| opponent = [[1954 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
| rank =
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| opprank = 18
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 18
 
| opponent = [[1954 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (University of Minnesota)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (University of Minnesota)|Memorial Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Minneapolis, Minnesota|Minneapolis, MN]]
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| site_cityst = [[Minneapolis]]
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 7-26
| score = 7-26
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| attend = 53,663
| overtime =
 
| attend = 53,663
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
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| date = October 16, 1954
| date = October 16
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| w/l = l
| nonconf =
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| rank =
| homecoming =
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| opponent = [[1954 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1954 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
 
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
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| site_cityst = Evanston, Illinois
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 0-7
| score = 0-7
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| attend = 32,972
| overtime =
 
| attend = 32,972
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
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| date = October 23, 1954
| date = October 23
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| w/l = l
| nonconf =
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| away = y
| homecoming =
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| rank =
| time = no
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| opponent = [[Pittsburgh Panthers football|Pittsburgh]]
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Pittsburgh Panthers football|Pittsburgh]]
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Pitt Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Pitt Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|Pittsburgh, PA]]
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| site_cityst = [[Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]]
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 7-14
| score = 7-14
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| attend = 28,862
| overtime =
 
| attend = 28,862
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
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| date = October 30, 1954
| date = October 30
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| w/l = l
| nonconf =
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| rank =
| homecoming =
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| opponent = [[1954 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
| time = no
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| opprank = 1
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 1
 
| opponent = [[1954 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
 
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
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| site_cityst = Evanston, Illinois
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 7-14
| score = 7-14
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| attend = 41,650
| overtime =
 
| attend = 41,650
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
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| date = November 6, 1954
| date = November 6
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| w/l = l
| nonconf =
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| away = y
| homecoming =
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| rank =
| time = no
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| opponent = [[1954 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
| rank =
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| opprank = 16
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 16
 
| opponent = [[1954 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Camp Randall Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Camp Randall Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Madison, Wisconsin|Madison, WI]]
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| site_cityst = [[Madison, Wisconsin]]
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 13-34
| score = 13-34
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| attend = 53,131
| overtime =
 
| attend = 53,131
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
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| date = November 13, 1954
| date = November 13
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| w/l = l
| nonconf =
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| rank =
| homecoming =
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| opponent = [[Indiana Hoosiers football|Indiana]]
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Indiana Hoosiers football|Indiana]]
 
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
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| site_cityst = Evanston, Illinois
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 13-14
| score = 13-14
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| attend = 25,856
| overtime =
 
| attend = 25,856
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = w
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| date = November 20, 1954
| date = November 20
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| w/l = w
| nonconf =
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| away = y
| homecoming =
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| rank =
| time = no
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| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
| rank =
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| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (Champaign)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (Champaign)|Memorial Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Champaign, Illinois|Champaign, IL]]
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| site_cityst = [[Champaign, Illinois]]
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 20-7
| score = 20-7
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| attend = 39,186
| overtime =
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}}
| attend = 39,186
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule End|rank=no|poll=|timezone=|hc=no|ncg=}}<ref>http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=100&season=1954</ref>
 
 
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==References==
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{{Northwestern Wildcats football navbox}}
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[[Category:1954 Big Ten Conference football season|Northwestern Wildcats]]
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[[Category:Northwestern Wildcats football seasons]]
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[[Category:1954 in sports in Illinois|Northwestern Wildcats football]]
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Latest revision as of 18:06, July 15, 2019

1954 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1954 record2-7 (1-5 Big 10)
Head coachBob Voigts (8th season)
MVPZiggie Niepokoj
CaptainJohn Damore[1]
CaptainBob Lauter
Home stadiumDyche Stadium (Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1/2 Ohio State 7 0 0     10 0 0
#9/10 Wisconsin 5 2 0     7 2 0
#15/15 Michigan 5 2 0     6 3 0
#NR/20 Minnesota 4 2 0     7 2 0
Iowa 4 3 0     5 4 0
Purdue 3 3 0     5 3 1
Indiana 2 4 0     3 6 0
Michigan State 1 5 0     3 6 0
Northwestern 1 5 0     2 7 0
Illinois 0 6 0     1 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1954 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1954 Big Ten Conference football season. In their eighth year under head coach Bob Voigts, the Wildcats compiled a 2-7 record (1-5 against Big Ten Conference opponents), finished in a tie for eighth place in the Big Ten, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 142 to 101.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 25, 1954Iowa State*W 27-1432,056
October 2, 1954No. 9 USC*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 7-1230,725
October 9, 1954at No. 18 MinnesotaL 7-2653,663
October 16, 1954Michigan
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 0-732,972
October 23, 1954at PittsburghL 7-1428,862
October 30, 1954No. 1 Ohio State
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 7-1441,650
November 6, 1954at No. 16 WisconsinL 13-3453,131
November 13, 1954Indiana
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 13-1425,856
November 20, 1954at IllinoisW 20-739,186
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game


ReferencesEdit


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