1894 Northwestern Purple football team
The 1894 Northwestern Purple team
represented Northwestern University
during the 1894 college football season
. In their first and only year under head coach A. A. Ewing
, the Purple compiled a 4–5 record. Three of the victories were mid-week warm-up games against Evanston High School
. In three games against major college opponents (Chicago
), the team lost by a combined total score of 148 to 0.