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1967 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1967 record3–7 (2–5 Big Ten)
Head coachAlex Agase (4th season)
MVPBruce Gunstra
CaptainBruce Gunstra[1]
Home stadiumDyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1966
1968 →
1967 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/6 Indiana § 6 1 0     9 2 0
#NR/18 Minnesota § 6 1 0     8 2 0
#9/9 Purdue § 6 1 0     8 2 0
Ohio State 5 2 0     6 3 0
Illinois 3 4 0     4 6 0
Michigan 3 4 0     4 6 0
Michigan State 3 4 0     3 7 0
Northwestern 2 5 0     3 7 0
Iowa 0 6 1     1 8 1
Wisconsin 0 6 1     0 9 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1967 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1967 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fourth year under head coach Alex Agase, the Wildcats compiled a 3–7 record (2–5 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in eighth place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

The team's offensive leaders were quarterback Bill Melzer with 1,146 passing yards, Bob Olso with 507 rushing yards, and Don Anderson with 376 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 23No. 8 Miami*W 12–7
September 30Missouri*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–13
October 7at No. 4 PurdueL 16–25
October 14at Rice*L 6–50
October 21Ohio State
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 2–6
October 28at WisconsinW 17–13
November 4at MichiganL 3–7
November 11Iowa
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 39–24
November 18Illinois
L 21–27
November 25at Michigan StateL 27–41
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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