|1984 Northwestern Wildcats football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1984 record||2–9 (2–7 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Dennis Green (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Dyche Stadium|
|1984 Big Ten football standings|
|#13/12 Ohio State †||7||–||2||–||0||9||–||3||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1984 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1984 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fourth year under head coach Dennis Green, the Wildcats compiled a 2–9 record (2–7 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in ninth place in the Big Ten Conference.
The team's offensive leaders were quarterback Sandy Schwab with 845 passing yards, Casey Cummings with 386 rushing yards, and Tony Coates with 311 receiving yards. Defensive lineman Keith Cruise received first-team All-Big Ten honors from both the Associated Press and the United Press International.
|September 1||at Illinois||L 16–24|
|September 8||at No. 19 Washington*||L 0–26|
|September 15||Syracuse*||L 12–13|
|September 22||Indiana||W 40–37|
|September 29||at Wisconsin||L 16–31|
|October 6||Iowa||L 3–31|
|October 13||at Michigan||L 0–31|
|October 20||at Minnesota||W 31–28|
|October 27||Purdue||L 7–49|
|November 3||at Michigan State||L 10–27|
|November 10||No. 13 Ohio State||L 3–52|
|1984 Northwestern Wildcats football team roster|
| Special teams
- ↑ "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). 2007. p. 149. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/nw/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/nu-mg-07-history.pdf#page=8.
- ↑ "1984 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1984-schedule.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
- ↑ "1984 Northwestern Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1984.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
- ↑ "Byars Unanimous All-Big Ten Choice". The Blade (Toledo): p. 36. November 28, 1984. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1350&dat=19841128&id=IW4xAAAAIBAJ&sjid=wwIEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6808,3576009.
- ↑ "1984 All-Big Ten Football team". UPI.com. November 19, 1984. http://www.upi.com/Archives/1984/11/19/1984-All-Big-Ten-Football-team/1750469688400/.
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