1944 Northwestern Wildcats football team
|1944 Northwestern Wildcats football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1944 record||1–7–1 (0–5–1 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Pappy Waldorf (10th season)|
|Home stadium||Dyche Stadium|
|1944 Big Ten football standings|
|No. 2 Ohio State $||6||–||0||–||0||9||–||0||–||0|
|No. 8 Michigan||5||–||2||–||0||8||–||2||–||0|
|No. 15 Illinois||3||–||3||–||0||5||–||4||–||1|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1944 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1944 Big Ten Conference football season. In their tenth year under head coach Pappy Waldorf, the Wildcats compiled a 1–7–1 record (0–5–1 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in eighth place in the Big Ten Conference.
|September 23||DePauw*||Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois||W 62–0|
|September 30||Wisconsin||Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois||L 6–7|
|October 7||Great Lakes Navy*||Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois||L 0–25|
|October 14||at No. 12 Michigan||Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, Michigan||L 0–27|
|October 21||No. 20 Indiana||Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois||L 7–14|
|November 4||at Minnesota||Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis||T 14–14|
|November 11||Purdue||Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois||L 7–27|
|November 18||at No. 11 Notre Dame*||Notre Dame Stadium • Notre Dame, Indiana (Rivalry)||L 0–21|
|November 25||Illinois||Dyche Stadium • Evanston, Illinois (Rivalry)||L 6–25|
|*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.|
- "1944 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
- "Michigan Crushes Wildcats, 27 to 0; Nussbaumer Races 26 and 25 Yards to First-Half Scores Against Northwestern; Wiese Bucks Across Line; Derricotte Counts in Opening Period of Big Ten Contest on Ann Arbor Gridiron". The New York Times (UP story). October 15, 1944.
- Arch Ward (October 14, 1944). "Michigan Matches Feat of '24; Batters Northwestern, 27 to 0". Chicago Tribune. p. 2-1.
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