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1993 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1993 record2–9 (0–8 Big Ten)
Head coachGary Barnett (2nd season)
CaptainSteve Ostrowski[1]
CaptainLen Williams
CaptainLee Gissendaner
Home stadiumDyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1992
1994 →
1993 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/5 Wisconsin § 6 1 1     10 1 1
#11/10 Ohio State § 6 1 1     10 1 1
#8/7 Penn State 6 2 0     10 2 0
Indiana 5 3 0     8 4 0
#21/19 Michigan 5 3 0     8 4 0
Illinois 5 3 0     5 6 0
Michigan State 4 4 0     6 6 0
Iowa 3 5 0     6 6 0
Minnesota 3 5 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 0 8 0     2 9 0
Purdue 0 8 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1993 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1993 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second year under head coach Gary Barnett, the Wildcats compiled a 2–9 record (0–8 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in ninth place in the Big Ten Conference.[2]

The team's offensive leaders were quarterback Len Williams with 2,047 passing yards, Dennis Lundy with 617 rushing yards, and Lee Gissendaner with 669 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 4at No. 7 Notre Dame*L 12–27
September 18No. 22 Boston College*W 22–21
September 25Wake Forest*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
W 26–14
October 2at No. 7 Ohio StateL 3–51
October 9at No. 21 WisconsinL 14–53
October 16Minnesota
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 26–28
October 23Indiana
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–24
October 30at IllinoisL 13–20
November 6at Michigan StateL 29–31
November 13Iowa
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 19–23
November 20No. 14 Penn State
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, IL
L 21–43
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1993 Northwestern Wildcats football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 51 Fitzgerald, PatPat Fitzgerald Fr
CB 16 Martin, ChrisChris Martin So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit


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