1930 Northwestern Wildcats football
Big Ten co-champion
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Record7–1 (5–0 Big Ten)
Head coach
CaptainHenry Bruder[1]
Home stadiumDyche Stadium
Seasons
← 1929
1931 →
1930 Big Ten Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 5 Michigan + 5 0 0 8 0 1
No. 4 Northwestern + 5 0 0 7 1 0
Purdue 4 2 0 6 2 0
Wisconsin 2 2 1 6 2 1
Ohio State 2 2 1 5 2 1
Minnesota 1 3 0 3 4 1
Indiana 1 3 0 2 5 1
Illinois 1 4 0 3 5 0
Iowa 0 1 0 4 4 0
Chicago 0 4 0 2 5 2
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1930 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1930 college football season. The Wildcats compiled a 7–1 record (5–0 against Big Ten Conference opponents), tied with Michigan for the Big Ten championship, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 182 to 36.[2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 4Tulane*W 14–025,000[3]
October 11Ohio State
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
W 19–228,000[4]
October 18at IllinoisW 32–052,687[5]
October 25Centre*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
W 45–730,000[6]
November 1at MinnesotaW 27–654,000[7]
November 8at IndianaW 25–015,000[8]
November 15Wisconsindagger
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
W 20–745,000[9]
November 22Notre Dame*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 0–1444,648[10]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References

  1. ^ "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). 2007. p. 146. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2019-03-16. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
  2. ^ "Northwestern Yearly Results (1930-1934)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Retrieved August 6, 2015.
  3. ^ "Hank Bruder whole show as Northwestern repels invasion of Tulane Green Wave". The Shreveport Times. October 5, 1930. Retrieved May 21, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Wildcats, without Bruder, top battling Buckeyes, 19–2". The Sandusky Register. October 12, 1930. Retrieved May 21, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Wildcats beat Illini 32–0". The Jacksonville Daily Journal. October 19, 1930. Retrieved May 21, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Northwestern is Center's master". The Knoxville News-Sentinel. October 26, 1930. Retrieved May 21, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Wildcats crush Gophers, 27 to 6". Wisconsin State Journal. November 2, 1930. Retrieved May 21, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Northwestern beats Indiana jinx, 25–0". Quad-City Times. November 9, 1930. Retrieved May 21, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Northwestern rallies to trim Badgers, 20–7". The Richmond Item. November 16, 1930. Retrieved May 21, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ Harvey Woodruff (November 23, 1930). "Notre Dame Beats Northwestern, 14-0". Chicago Tribune. pp. 1, 2 – via Newspapers.com.