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1957 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1957 record0-9 (0-7 Big 10)
Head coachAra Parseghian (2nd season)
MVPWillmer Fowler
CaptainBob McKeiver[1]
CaptainAl Viola
Home stadiumDyche Stadium (Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/1 Ohio State 7 0 0     9 1 0
#3/3 Michigan State 5 1 0     8 1 0
#6/5 Iowa 4 1 1     7 1 1
#19/15 Wisconsin 4 3 0     6 3 0
Purdue 4 3 0     5 4 0
Michigan 3 3 1     5 3 1
Illinois 3 4 0     4 5 0
Minnesota 3 5 0     4 5 0
Indiana 0 6 0     1 8 0
Northwestern 0 7 0     0 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1957 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1957 Big Ten Conference football season. In their second year under head coach Ara Parseghian, the Wildcats compiled a 0-9 record (0-7 against Big Ten Conference opponents), finished in last place in the Big Ten, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 271 to 57.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 28, 1957at Stanford*L 6-2619,000
October 5, 1957No. 9 Oregon State*L 13-2234,500
October 12, 1957No. 4 Minnesota
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 6-4138,000
October 19, 1957at No. 18 MichiganL 14-3471,513
October 26, 1957No. 3 Iowa
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 0-642,719
November 2, 1957at No. 8 Ohio StateL 6-4779,635
November 9, 1957Wisconsin
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 12-4132,250
November 16, 1957at PurdueL 0-2732,507
November 23, 1957at IllinoisL 0-2727,017
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game


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