|1975 Northwestern Wildcats football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1975 record||3–8 (2–6 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||John Pont (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Dyche Stadium|
|1975 Big Ten football standings|
|#4/4 Ohio State †||8||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1975 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1975 Big Ten Conference football season. In their third year under head coach John Pont, the Wildcats compiled a 3–8 record (2–6 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in ninth place in the Big Ten Conference.
The team's offensive leaders were quarterback Randy Dean with 1,315 passing yards, Greg Boykin with 1,105 rushing yards, and Scott Yelvington with 686 receiving yards. Three Northwestern players received All-Big Ten honors: (1) defensive back Pete Shaw (AP-1; UPI-1); (2) center Paul Jasinskis (AP-1; UPI-2); and (3) wide receiver Scott Yelvington (UPI-2).
|September 13||Purdue||W 31–25|
|September 20||Northern Illinois*||W 10–3|
|September 27||at No. 7 Notre Dame*||L 7–31|
|October 4||at No. 17 Arizona*||L 6–41|
|October 11||Indiana||W 30–0|
|October 18||at No. 7 Michigan||L 0–69|
|October 25||at Wisconsin||L 14–17|
|November 1||Iowa||L 21–24|
|November 8||at Minnesota||L 9–33|
|November 15||at Michigan State||L 14–47|
|November 22||Illinois||L 7–28|
|1975 Northwestern Wildcats football team roster|
| Special teams
- ↑ "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.
- ↑ "1975 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1975-schedule.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
- ↑ "1975 Northwestern Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1975.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
- ↑ "Ohio State, Michigan dominate all-Big Ten selections". Daily Illini. December 3, 1975. http://idnc.library.illinois.edu/cgi-bin/illinois?a=d&d=DIL19751203.2.90.
- ↑ "Buckeyes dominate All-Big Ten squad". The Bryan Times (UPI story): p. 8. November 25, 1975. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=799&dat=19751125&id=37lPAAAAIBAJ&sjid=VVIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6092,4754350.
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