1952 Northwestern Wildcats football team

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1952 Northwestern Wildcats football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1952 record 2-6-1 (2–5 Big 10)
Head coach Bob Voigts (6th year)
Home stadium Dyche Stadium (Capacity: 52,000)
Seasons
« 1951 1953 »
1952 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Wisconsin + 4 1 1     6 3 1
#18 Purdue + 4 1 1     4 3 2
#17 Ohio State 5 2 0     6 3 0
Michigan 4 2 0     5 4 0
Minnesota 3 1 2     4 3 2
Illinois 2 5 0     4 5 0
Northwestern 2 5 0     2 6 1
Iowa 2 5 0     2 7 0
Indiana 1 5 0     2 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1952 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1952 college football season. In their sixth year under head coach Bob Voigts, the Wildcats compiled a 2-6-1 record (2–5 against Big Ten Conference opponents), finished in seventh place in the Big Ten, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 252 to 166.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 26, 1952 at No. 16 USC* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 0-31   59,756
October 4, 1952 Vanderbilt* Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL T 20-20   35,000
October 11, 1952 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 26-27   46,732
October 18, 1952 Michigan Dyche Stadium • Evanston, IL L 14-48   40,000
October 25, 1952 Indiana Dyche Stadium • Evanston, IL W 23-13   30,000
November 1, 1952 Ohio State Dyche Stadium • Evanston, IL L 21-24   35,000
November 8, 1952 at No. 18 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 20-24   52,131
November 15, 1952 Iowa Dyche Stadium • Evanston, IL L 14-39   40,000
November 22, 1952 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Sweet Sioux Tomahawk) W 28-26   41,214
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northwestern Yearly Results (1950-1954)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 7, 2015.