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==1950==
 
 
{{Infobox NCAA team season
 
{{Infobox NCAA team season
|Year=1950
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| Year = 1955
|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= 6-3
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| CoachRank =
|ConfRecord=3-3
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| APRank =
|HeadCoach= Bob Voigts
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| Record = 0-8-1
|OffCoach=
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| ConfRecord = 0-6-1
|DefCoach=
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| HeadCoach = [[Lou Saban]]
|OScheme=
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| HCYear = 1st
|DScheme=
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| OffCoach =
|StadiumArena= [[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 52,000)
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| DefCoach =
|Champion=
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| Captain = Sandy Sacks<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 =
|BowlTourneyResult=
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| Captain3 =
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| OScheme =
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| DScheme =
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| MVP = Kurt Krueger
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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 =
 
}}
 
}}
{{1950 Big Ten football standings}}
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{{1955 Big Ten football standings}}
In the battle for the [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]], the Wildcats defeated the Fighting Illini.
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The '''1955 Northwestern Wildcats team''' represented [[Northwestern University]] during the [[1955 Big Ten Conference football season]]. In their first year under head coach [[Lou Saban]], the Wildcats compiled a 0-8-1 record (0-6-1 against [[Big Ten Conference]] opponents), finished in last place in the Big Ten, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 241 to 66.<ref>{{cite web|title=Northwestern Yearly Results (1955-1959)|publisher=David DeLassus|work=College Football Data Warehouse|accessdate=August 7, 2015|url=http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/northwestern/1955-1959_yearly_results.php}}</ref>
   
{{CFB Schedule Start|time=no|rankyear=1950|ranklink=|attend=yes}}
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[[George Steinbrenner]] was an assistant coach in 1955.<ref>Steinbrenner: The Last Lion of Baseball, p.34, Bill Madden, Harper Collins Publishing, New York, 2010, {{ISBN|978-0-06-169031-0}}</ref>
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| opponent = [[Iowa State Cyclones football|Iowa State]]
 
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| opponent = [[Navy Midshipmen football|Navy]]
 
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| site_cityst = [[Baltimore, Maryland|Baltimore, MD]]
 
| gamename =
 
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| score = 22-0
 
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| attend = 12,000
 
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| date = October 14
 
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| time = no
 
| rank =
 
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| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1950 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
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| score = 13-6
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 45,000
 
}}
 
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| date = October 21
 
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| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 20
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Pittsburgh Panthers football|Pittsburgh]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 28-23
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 35,000
 
}}
 
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| date = October 28
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 9
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1950 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Camp Randall Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Madison, Wisconsin|Madison, WI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 13-14
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 45,000
 
}}
 
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| date = November 4
 
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| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 4
 
| opponent = [[1950 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 0-32
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 50,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
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| date = November 11
 
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| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Purdue Boilermakers football|Purdue]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ross-Ade Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[West Lafayette, Indiana|West Lafayette, IN]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 19-14
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 30,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
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| date = November 18
 
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| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1950 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Michigan Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Ann Arbor, Michigan|Ann Arbor, MI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 23-34
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 75,075
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
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| date = November 25
 
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| time = no
 
| rank =
 
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| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
 
| tv =
 
| score = 14-7
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 50,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule End|rank=no|poll=|timezone=|hc=no|ncg=}}<ref>http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=100&season=1950</ref>
 
{{-}}
 
   
==1951==
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==Schedule==
{{Infobox NCAA team season
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{{CFB schedule
|Year=1951
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| rankyear = 1955
|Team=Northwestern Wildcats
 
|Image=
 
|Conference=Big Ten
 
|Division=
 
|ShortConference=Big Ten
 
|CoachRank=
 
|APRank=
 
|Record= 5-4
 
|ConfRecord= 2-4
 
|HeadCoach=Bob Voigts
 
|OffCoach=
 
|DefCoach=
 
|OScheme=
 
|DScheme=
 
|StadiumArena=[[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 52,000)
 
|Champion=
 
|BowlTourney=
 
|BowlTourneyResult=
 
}}
 
{{1951 Big Ten football standings}}
 
In the battle for the [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]], the Fighting Illini defeated the Wildcats.
 
   
{{CFB Schedule Start|time=no|rankyear=1951|ranklink=|attend=yes}}
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|{{CFB schedule entry
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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| date = September 24, 1955
| w/l = w
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| w/l = l
| date = September 29
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| nonconf = y
| nonconf = yes
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| rank =
| homecoming =
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| opponent = [[Miami RedHawks football|Miami (OH)]]
| time = no
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| site_stadium = [[Dyche Stadium]]
| rank =
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| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois]]
| away =
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| tv =
| neutral =
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| score = 14-25
| opprank =
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| attend = 35,000
| opponent = [[Colorado Buffaloes football|Colorado]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois|Evanston, IL]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 35-14
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 42,000
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
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| date = October 1, 1955
| date = October 6
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| nonconf = yes
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| nonconf = y
| homecoming =
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| away = y
| time = no
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| rank =
| rank =
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| opponent = [[Tulane Green Wave football|Tulane]]
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Army Black Knights football|Army]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 20-14
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 40,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 13
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1951 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (University of Minnesota)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Minneapolis, Minnesota|Minneapolis, MN]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 21-7
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 51,915
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 20
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 18
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Navy Midshipmen football|Navy]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 16-7
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 40,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 27
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 13
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 14
 
| opponent = [[1951 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 0-41
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 50,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 3
 
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| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1951 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ohio Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Columbus, Ohio|Columbus, OH]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 0-3
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 71,089
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
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| date = November 10
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Purdue Boilermakers football|Purdue]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 14-35
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 38,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = November 17
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1951 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Michigan Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Ann Arbor, Michigan|Ann Arbor, MI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 6-0
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 57,634
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 24
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
 
| tv =
 
| score = 0-3
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 52,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule End|rank=no|poll=|timezone=|hc=no|ncg=}}
 
<ref>http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=100&season=1951</ref>
 
{{-}}
 
 
==1952==
 
{{Infobox NCAA team season
 
|Year=1952
 
|Team=Northwestern Wildcats
 
|Image=
 
|Conference=Big Ten
 
|Division=
 
|ShortConference=Big Ten
 
|CoachRank=
 
|APRank=
 
|Record= 2-6-1
 
|ConfRecord=2-5
 
|HeadCoach=Bob Voigts
 
|OffCoach=
 
|DefCoach=
 
|OScheme=
 
|DScheme=
 
|StadiumArena=[[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 52,000)
 
|Champion=
 
|BowlTourney=
 
|BowlTourneyResult=
 
}}
 
{{1952 Big Ten football standings}}
 
In the battle for the [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]], the Wildcats defeated the Fighting Illini.
 
{{CFB Schedule Start|time=no|rankyear=1952|ranklink=|attend=yes}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = September 26
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 16
 
| opponent = [[1952 USC Trojans football team|USC]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Los Angeles, California|Los Angeles, CA]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 0-31
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 59,756
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = t
 
| date = October 4
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Vanderbilt Commodores football|Vanderbilt]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois|Evanston, IL]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 20-20
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 35,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 11
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1952 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (University of Minnesota)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Minneapolis, Minnesota|Minneapolis, MN]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 26-27
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 46,732
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 18
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1952 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 14-48
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 40,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 25
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Indiana Hoosiers football|Indiana]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 23-13
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 30,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 1
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1952 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 21-24
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 35,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 8
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 18
 
| opponent = [[1952 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Camp Randall Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Madison, Wisconsin|Madison, WI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 20-24
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 52,131
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 15
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Iowa Hawkeyes football|Iowa]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 14-39
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 40,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = November 22
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (Champaign)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Champaign, Illinois|Champaign, IL]]
 
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
 
| tv =
 
| score = 28-26
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 41,214
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule End|rank=no|poll=|timezone=|hc=no|ncg=}}<ref>http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=100&season=1952</ref>
 
{{-}}
 
 
==1953==
 
{{Infobox NCAA team season
 
|Year=1953
 
|Team=Northwestern Wildcats
 
|Image=
 
|Conference= Big Ten
 
|Division=
 
|ShortConference=Big Ten
 
|CoachRank=
 
|APRank=
 
|Record= 3-6
 
|ConfRecord= 0-6
 
|HeadCoach=
 
|OffCoach=
 
|DefCoach=
 
|OScheme=
 
|DScheme=
 
|StadiumArena=[[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 55,000)
 
|Champion=
 
|BowlTourney=
 
|BowlTourneyResult=
 
}}
 
{{1953 Big Ten football standings}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Start|time=no|rankyear=1953|ranklink=|attend=yes}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = September 26
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Iowa State Cyclones football|Iowa State]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois|Evanston, IL]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 35-0
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 37,960
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 3
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Army Black Knights football|Army]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 33-20
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 30,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 10
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 18
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1953 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 13-30
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 40,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 17
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 5
 
| opponent = [[1953 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Michigan Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Ann Arbor, Michigan|Ann Arbor, MI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 12-20
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 64,420
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 25
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Pittsburgh Panthers football|Pittsburgh]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 27-21
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 28,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 31
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1953 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ohio Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Columbus, Ohio|Columbus, OH]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 13-27
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 80,562
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 7
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1953 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 13-34
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 40,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 14
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Indiana Hoosiers football|Indiana]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (Indiana University old)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Bloomington, Indiana|Bloomington, IN]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 6-14
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 20,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 21
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
 
| tv =
 
| score = 14-39
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 51,039
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule End|rank=no|poll=|timezone=|hc=no|ncg=}}<ref>http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=100&season=1953</ref>
 
{{-}}
 
 
==1954==
 
{{Infobox NCAA team season
 
|Year=1954
 
|Team=Northwestern Wildcats
 
|Image=
 
|Conference=Big Ten
 
|Division=
 
|ShortConference=Big Ten
 
|CoachRank=
 
|APRank=
 
|Record=2-7
 
|ConfRecord=1-5
 
|HeadCoach=
 
|OffCoach=
 
|DefCoach=
 
|OScheme=
 
|DScheme=
 
|StadiumArena=[[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 55,000)
 
|Champion=
 
|BowlTourney=
 
|BowlTourneyResult=
 
}}
 
{{1954 Big Ten football standings}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Start|time=no|rankyear=1954|ranklink=|attend=yes}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = September 25
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Iowa State Cyclones football|Iowa State]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois|Evanston, IL]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 27-14
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 32,056
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 2
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 9
 
| opponent = [[1954 USC Trojans football team|USC]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 7-12
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 30,725
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 9
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 18
 
| opponent = [[1954 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (University of Minnesota)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Minneapolis, Minnesota|Minneapolis, MN]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 7-26
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 53,663
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 16
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1954 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 0-7
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 32,972
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 23
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Pittsburgh Panthers football|Pittsburgh]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Pitt Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|Pittsburgh, PA]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 7-14
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 28,862
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 30
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 1
 
| opponent = [[1954 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 7-14
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 41,650
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 6
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 16
 
| opponent = [[1954 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Camp Randall Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Madison, Wisconsin|Madison, WI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 13-34
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 53,131
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 13
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Indiana Hoosiers football|Indiana]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 13-14
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 25,856
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = November 20
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (Champaign)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Champaign, Illinois|Champaign, IL]]
 
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
 
| tv =
 
| score = 20-7
 
| overtime =
 
| 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>
 
{{-}}
 
 
==1955==
 
{{Infobox NCAA team season
 
|Year=1955
 
|Team=Northwestern Wildcats
 
|Image=
 
|Conference=Big Ten
 
|Division=
 
|ShortConference=Big Ten
 
|CoachRank=
 
|APRank=
 
|Record=0-8-1
 
|ConfRecord= 0-6-1
 
|HeadCoach= [[Lou Saban]]
 
|OffCoach=
 
|DefCoach=
 
|OScheme=
 
|DScheme=
 
|StadiumArena=[[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 55,000)
 
|Champion=
 
|BowlTourney=
 
|BowlTourneyResult=
 
}}
 
{{1955 Big Ten football standings}}
 
 
Future New York Yankees owner [[George Steinbrenner]] was an assistant coach to Lou Saban.<ref>Steinbrenner: The Last Lion of Baseball, p.34, Bill Madden, Harper Collins Publishing, New York, 2010, ISBN 978-0-06-169031-0</ref> For the season, the Wildcats were winless, and Saban and his coaching staff were dismissed.
 
{{CFB Schedule Start|time=no|rankyear=1955|ranklink=|attend=yes}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = September 24
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Miami RedHawks football|Miami (OH)]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois|Evanston, IL]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 14-25
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 35,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 1
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Tulane Green Wave football|Tulane]]
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Tulane Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Tulane Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[New Orleans, Louisiana|New Orleans, LA]]
+
| site_cityst = [[New Orleans]]
| gamename =
+
| tv =
| tv =
+
| score = 0-21
| score = 0-21
+
| attend = 20,000
| overtime =
 
| attend = 20,000
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
+
|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
+
| date = October 8, 1955
| date = October 8
+
| w/l = l
| nonconf =
+
| rank =
| homecoming =
+
| opponent = [[1955 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1955 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
 
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
+
| site_cityst = Evanston, Illinois
| gamename =
+
| tv =
| tv =
+
| score = 7-18
| score = 7-18
+
| attend = 38,000
| overtime =
 
| attend = 38,000
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
+
|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
+
| date = October 15, 1955
| date = October 15
+
| w/l = l
| nonconf =
+
| away = y
| homecoming =
+
| rank =
| time = no
+
| opponent = [[1955 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
| rank =
+
| opprank = 1
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 1
 
| opponent = [[1955 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Michigan Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Michigan Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Ann Arbor, Michigan|Ann Arbor, MI]]
+
| site_cityst = [[Ann Arbor, Michigan]]
| gamename =
+
| tv =
| tv =
+
| score = 2-14
| score = 2-14
+
| attend = 67,074
| overtime =
 
| attend = 67,074
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
+
|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
+
| date = October 22, 1955
| date = October 22
+
| w/l = l
| nonconf =
+
| rank =
| homecoming =
+
| 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
+
| site_cityst = Evanston, Illinois
| gamename =
+
| tv =
| tv =
+
| score = 14-20
| score = 14-20
+
| attend = 29,700
| overtime =
 
| attend = 29,700
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
+
|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
+
| date = October 29, 1955
| date = October 29
+
| w/l = l
| nonconf =
+
| away = y
| homecoming =
+
| rank =
| time = no
+
| opponent = [[1955 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
| rank =
+
| opprank = 15
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 15
 
| opponent = [[1955 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Ohio Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ohio Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Columbus, Ohio|Columbus, OH]]
+
| site_cityst = [[Columbus, Ohio]]
| gamename =
+
| tv =
| tv =
+
| score = 0-49
| score = 0-49
+
| attend = 82,214
| overtime =
 
| attend = 82,214
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
+
|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
+
| date = November 5, 1955
| date = November 5
+
| w/l = l
| nonconf =
+
| rank =
| homecoming =
+
| opponent = [[1955 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1955 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
 
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
+
| site_cityst = Evanston, Illinois
| gamename =
+
| tv =
| tv =
+
| score = 14-41
| score = 14-41
+
| attend = 40,000
| overtime =
 
| attend = 40,000
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
+
|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = l
+
| date = November 12, 1955
| date = November 12
+
| w/l = l
| nonconf =
+
| away = y
| homecoming =
+
| rank =
| time = no
+
| opponent = [[Purdue Boilermakers football|Purdue]]
| rank =
+
| site_stadium = [[Ross–Ade Stadium]]
| away = yes
+
| site_cityst = [[West Lafayette, Indiana]]
| neutral =
+
| tv =
| opprank =
+
| score = 8-46
| opponent = [[Purdue Boilermakers football|Purdue]]
+
| attend = 27,000
| site_stadium = [[Ross-Ade Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[West Lafayette, Indiana|West Lafayette, IN]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 8-46
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 27,000
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
+
|{{CFB schedule entry
| w/l = t
+
| date = November 19, 1955
| date = November 19
+
| w/l = t
| nonconf =
+
| rank =
| homecoming =
+
| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
| time = no
+
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
 
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
+
| site_cityst = Evanston, Illinois
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
+
| tv =
| tv =
+
| score = 7-7
| score = 7-7
+
| attend = 35,000
| overtime =
 
| attend = 35,000
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule End|rank=no|poll=|timezone=|hc=no|ncg=}}<ref>http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=100&season=1955</ref>
 
{{-}}
 
 
==1956==
 
{{Infobox NCAA team season
 
|Year=1956
 
|Team=Northwestern Wildcats
 
|Image=
 
|Conference=Big Ten
 
|Division=
 
|ShortConference=Big Ten
 
|CoachRank=
 
|APRank=
 
|Record=4-4-1
 
|ConfRecord=3-3-1
 
|HeadCoach=
 
|OffCoach=
 
|DefCoach=
 
|OScheme=
 
|DScheme=
 
|StadiumArena=[[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 55,000)
 
|Champion=
 
|BowlTourney=
 
|BowlTourneyResult=
 
}}
 
{{1956 Big Ten football standings}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Start|time=no|rankyear=1956|ranklink=|attend=yes}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = September 29
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Iowa State Cyclones football|Iowa State]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois|Evanston, IL]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 14-13
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 31,108
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 6
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Tulane Green Wave football|Tulane]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 13-20
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 32,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = t
 
| date = October 13
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 17
 
| opponent = [[1956 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (University of Minnesota)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Minneapolis, Minnesota|Minneapolis, MN]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 0-0
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 62,006
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 20
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 8
 
| opponent = [[1956 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Michigan Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Ann Arbor, Michigan|Ann Arbor, MI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 20-34
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 81,718
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 27
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Indiana Hoosiers football|Indiana]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (Indiana University old)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Bloomington, Indiana|Bloomington, IN]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 13-19
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 23,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 3
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 6
 
| opponent = [[1956 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 2-6
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 42,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = November 10
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1956 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Camp Randall Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Madison, Wisconsin|Madison, WI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 17-7
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 54,645
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = November 17
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Purdue Boilermakers football|Purdue]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 14-0
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 32,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = November 24
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
 
| tv =
 
| score = 14-13
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 40,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule End|rank=no|poll=|timezone=|hc=no|ncg=}}<ref>http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=100&season=1956</ref>
 
{{-}}
 
 
==1957==
 
{{Infobox NCAA team season
 
|Year=1957
 
|Team=Northwestern Wildcats
 
|Image=
 
|Conference=Big Ten
 
|Division=
 
|ShortConference=Big Ten
 
|CoachRank=
 
|APRank=
 
|Record=0-9
 
|ConfRecord=0-7
 
|HeadCoach=
 
|OffCoach=
 
|DefCoach=
 
|OScheme=
 
|DScheme=
 
|StadiumArena=[[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 55,000)
 
|Champion=
 
|BowlTourney=
 
|BowlTourneyResult=
 
}}
 
{{1957 Big Ten football standings}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Start|time=no|rankyear=1957|ranklink=|attend=yes}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = September 28
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1957 Stanford Indians football team|Stanford]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Stanford Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Stanford, California|Stanford, CA]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 6-26
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 19,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 5
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 9
 
| opponent = [[Oregon State Beavers football|Oregon State]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois|Evanston, IL]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 13-22
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 34,500
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 12
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 4
 
| opponent = [[1957 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 6-41
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 38,000
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 19
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 18
 
| opponent = [[1957 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Michigan Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Ann Arbor, Michigan|Ann Arbor, MI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 14-34
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 71,513
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 26
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Iowa Hawkeyes football|Iowa]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 0-6
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 42,719
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 2
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 8
 
| opponent = [[1957 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ohio Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Columbus, Ohio|Columbus, OH]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 6-47
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 79,635
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 9
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1957 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 12-41
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 32,250
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 16
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Purdue Boilermakers football|Purdue]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ross-Ade Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[West Lafayette, Indiana|West Lafayette, IN]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 0-27
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 32,507
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 23
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (Champaign)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Champaign, Illinois|Champaign, IL]]
 
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
 
| tv =
 
| score = 0-27
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 27,017
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule End|rank=no|poll=|timezone=|hc=no|ncg=}}<ref>http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=100&season=1957</ref>
 
{{-}}
 
 
==1958==
 
{{Infobox NCAA team season
 
|Year=1958
 
|Team=Northwestern Wildcats
 
|Image=
 
|Conference=Big Ten
 
|Division=
 
|ShortConference=Big Ten
 
|CoachRank=
 
|APRank=
 
|Record=5-4
 
|ConfRecord=3-4
 
|HeadCoach=
 
|OffCoach=
 
|DefCoach=
 
|OScheme=
 
|DScheme=
 
|StadiumArena=[[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 55,000)
 
|Champion=
 
|BowlTourney=
 
|BowlTourneyResult=
 
}}
 
{{1958 Big Ten football standings}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Start|time=no|rankyear=1958|ranklink=|attend=yes}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = September 27
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Washington State Cougars football|Washington State]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois|Evanston, IL]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 29-28
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 27,500
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 4
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Stanford Cardinal football|Stanford]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 28-0
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 25,132
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 11
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank =
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1958 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (University of Minnesota)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Minneapolis, Minnesota|Minneapolis, MN]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 7-3
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 56,061
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 18
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 17
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 19
 
| opponent = [[1958 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 55-24
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 34,852
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = October 25
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 8
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 7
 
| opponent = [[1958 Iowa Hawkeyes football team|Iowa]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Kinnick Stadium|Iowa Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Iowa City, Iowa|Iowa City, IA]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 20-26
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 59,275
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = November 1
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 11
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 5
 
| opponent = [[1958 Ohio State Buckeyes football team|Ohio State]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 21-0
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 51,102
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 8
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 4
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 7
 
| opponent = [[1958 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Camp Randall Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Madison, Wisconsin|Madison, WI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 13-17
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 62,964
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 15
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 13
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 8
 
| opponent = [[Purdue Boilermakers football|Purdue]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 6-23
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 38,421
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 22
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 20
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (Champaign)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Champaign, Illinois|Champaign, IL]]
 
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
 
| tv =
 
| score = 20-27
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 32,390
 
}}
 
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==1959==
 
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|Team=Northwestern Wildcats
 
|Image=
 
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|Division=
 
|ShortConference=Big Ten
 
|CoachRank=
 
|APRank=
 
|Record=6-3
 
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|HeadCoach=
 
|OffCoach=
 
|DefCoach=
 
|OScheme=
 
|DScheme=
 
|StadiumArena=[[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]] (Capacity: 55,000)
 
|Champion=
 
|BowlTourney=
 
|BowlTourneyResult=
 
}}
 
{{1959 Big Ten football standings}}
 
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{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = September 26
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 10
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 2
 
| opponent = [[Oklahoma Sooners football|Oklahoma]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ryan Field (stadium)|Dyche Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Evanston, Illinois|Evanston, IL]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 45-13
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 50,010
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 3
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 2
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 5
 
| opponent = [[Iowa Hawkeyes football|Iowa]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Kinnick Stadium|Iowa Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Iowa City, Iowa|Iowa City, IA]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 14-10
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 59,200
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 10
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 2
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1959 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team|Minnesota]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 6-0
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 41,211
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 17
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 2
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[1959 Michigan Wolverines football team|Michigan]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Michigan Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Ann Arbor, Michigan|Ann Arbor, MI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 20-7
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 68,393
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 25
 
| nonconf = yes
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 2
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Notre Dame Fighting Irish football|Notre Dame]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Notre Dame Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Notre Dame, Indiana|Notre Dame, IN]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 30-24
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 59,078
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = w
 
| date = October 31
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 2
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Indiana Hoosiers football|Indiana]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 30-13
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 41,296
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 7
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 2
 
| away =
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 9
 
| opponent = [[1959 Wisconsin Badgers football team|Wisconsin]]
 
| site_stadium = Dyche Stadium
 
| site_cityst = Evanston, IL
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 19-24
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 55,282
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 14
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 6
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank = 19
 
| opponent = [[Michigan State Spartans football|Michigan State]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Spartan Stadium (East Lansing)|Spartan Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[East Lansing, Michigan|East Lansing, MI]]
 
| gamename =
 
| tv =
 
| score = 10-15
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 52,628
 
}}
 
{{CFB Schedule Entry
 
| w/l = l
 
| date = November 21
 
| nonconf =
 
| homecoming =
 
| time = no
 
| rank = 8
 
| away = yes
 
| neutral =
 
| opprank =
 
| opponent = [[Illinois Fighting Illini football|Illinois]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Memorial Stadium (Champaign)|Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_cityst = [[Champaign, Illinois|Champaign, IL]]
 
| gamename = [[Sweet Sioux Tomahawk]]
 
| tv =
 
| score = 0-28
 
| overtime =
 
| attend = 65,697
 
 
}}
 
}}
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1955 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1955 record0-8-1 (0-6-1 Big 10)
Head coachLou Saban (1st season)
MVPKurt Krueger
CaptainSandy Sacks[1]
Home stadiumDyche Stadium (Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5/5 Ohio State 6 0 0     7 2 0
#2/2 Michigan State 5 1 0     9 1 0
#12/13 Michigan 5 2 0     7 2 0
Purdue 4 2 1     5 3 1
Illinois 3 3 1     5 3 1
Wisconsin 3 4 0     4 5 0
Iowa 2 3 1     3 5 1
Minnesota 2 5 0     3 6 0
Indiana 1 5 0     3 6 0
Northwestern 0 6 1     0 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1955 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1955 Big Ten Conference football season. In their first year under head coach Lou Saban, the Wildcats compiled a 0-8-1 record (0-6-1 against Big Ten Conference opponents), finished in last place in the Big Ten, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 241 to 66.[2]

George Steinbrenner was an assistant coach in 1955.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 24, 1955Miami (OH)*L 14-2535,000
October 1, 1955at Tulane*L 0-2120,000
October 8, 1955Minnesota
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 7-1838,000
October 15, 1955at No. 1 MichiganL 2-1467,074
October 22, 1955Indiana
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 14-2029,700
October 29, 1955at No. 15 Ohio StateL 0-4982,214
November 5, 1955Wisconsin
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 14-4140,000
November 12, 1955at PurdueL 8-4627,000
November 19, 1955Illinois
T 7-735,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game


References

  1. "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.
  2. "Northwestern Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/northwestern/1955-1959_yearly_results.php. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
  3. Steinbrenner: The Last Lion of Baseball, p.34, Bill Madden, Harper Collins Publishing, New York, 2010, ISBN 978-0-06-169031-0


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