|1966 Northwestern Wildcats football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1966 record||3–6–1 (2–4–1 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Alex Agase (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Dyche Stadium|
|1966 Big Ten football standings|
|#2/2 Michigan State †||7||–||0||–||0||9||–||0||–||1|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1966 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1966 Big Ten Conference football season. In their third year under head coach Alex Agase, the Wildcats compiled a 3–6–1 record (2–4–1 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in a tie for seventh place in the Big Ten Conference.
The team's offensive leaders were quarterback Bill Melzer with 1,171 passing yards, Bob McKelvey with 459 rushing yards, and Roger Murphy with 777 receiving yards.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 17||at Florida*||L 7–43|
|September 24||Indiana||L 14–26|
|October 1||No. 4 Notre Dame*||L 7–35|
|October 8||at Oregon State*||W 14–6|
|October 15||at Wisconsin||T 3–3|
|October 22||at Iowa||W 24–15|
|October 29||No. 2 Michigan State||L 0–22|
|November 5||Minnesota||L 13–28|
|November 12||at Michigan||L 20–28|
|November 19||Illinois||W 35–7|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). 2007. p. 148. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/nw/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/nu-mg-07-history.pdf#page=7.
- "1966 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1966-schedule.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
- "1966 Northwestern Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1966.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
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