1943 Northwestern Wildcats football team

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1943 Northwestern Wildcats football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
AP #9
1943 record 6-2 (5-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Pappy Waldorf
Home stadium Dyche Stadium
Seasons
« 1942 1944 »
1943 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Purdue § 6 0 0     9 0 0
#3 Michigan § 6 0 0     8 1 0
#9 Northwestern 5 1 0     6 2 0
Indiana 2 3 1     4 4 2
Minnesota 2 3 0     5 4 0
Illinois 2 4 0     3 7 0
Ohio State 1 4 0     3 6 0
Wisconsin 1 6 0     1 9 0
Iowa 0 4 1     1 6 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1943 Northwestern Wildcats football team represented the Northwestern University in the 1943 college football season.

Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Wildcats points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 25 Indiana Win 14 6 0-1
2 Oct. 2 Michigan Loss 7 21 1-1
3 Oct. 16 Great Lakes NTS Win 13 0 2-1
4 Oct. 23 @ Ohio State Win 13 0 3-1
5 Oct. 30 Minnesota Win 42 6 4-1
6 Nov. 6 @ Wisconsin Win 41 0 5-1
7 Nov. 13 Notre Dame Loss 6 25 5-2
8 Nov. 20 Illinois Win 53 6 6-2

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Otto Graham Tailback 1 4 Detroit Lions
Ed Hirsch Back 16 161 Chicago Bears
Alex Kapter Guard 21 211 Detroit Lions
Bill Ivy Tackle 21 215 Washington Redskins
Don Buffmire Back 23 231 Chicago Cardinals
Harry Franck Back 26 271 Chicago Bears
Vince DiFrancesca Tackle 29 297 Chicago Cardinals

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