|1992 Northwestern Wildcats football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1992 record||3–8 (3–5 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Gary Barnett (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Dyche Stadium|
|1992 Big Ten football standings|
|#5/5 Michigan †||6||–||0||–||2||9||–||0||–||3|
|#18/18 Ohio State||5||–||2||–||1||8||–||3||–||1|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1992 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1992 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first year under head coach Gary Barnett, the Wildcats compiled a 3–8 record (3–5 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in ninth place in the Big Ten Conference.
The team's offensive leaders were quarterback Len Williams with 2,110 passing yards, Dennis Lundy with 688 rushing yards, and Lee Gissendaner with 846 receiving yards. Gissendaner was also selected by the Associated Press as a first-team wide receiver on the 1992 All-Big Ten Conference football team.
|September 5||No. 3 Notre Dame*||L 7–42|
|September 12||at Boston College*||L 0–49|
|September 19||at No. 18 Stanford*||L 24–35|
|October 3||at Purdue||W 28–14|
|October 10||Indiana||L 3–28|
|October 17||at Ohio State||L 7–31|
|October 24||at Illinois||W 27–26|
|October 31||Michigan State||L 26–27|
|November 7||No. 4 Michigan||L 7–40|
|November 14||at Iowa||L 14–56|
|November 21||Wisconsin||W 27–25|
- ↑ "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.
- ↑ "1992 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1992-schedule.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
- ↑ "1992 Northwestern Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1992.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
- ↑ "Michigan puts eight on All-Big Ten teams". The Argus-Press (AP story): p. A11. November 25, 1992. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1988&dat=19921125&id=6HAiAAAAIBAJ&sjid=RK0FAAAAIBAJ&pg=1903,2240908.
- ↑ "1992 All-Big Ten Football Team". Herald and Review (Decatur, Illinois): p. B4. November 24, 1992. http://herald-review.newspapers.com/image/80167797/.
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