Posts tagged "northwestern bowl game"

Northwestern's Persa Breaks NCAA Career Comp. Pct Record

Northwestern's Persa Breaks NCAA Career Comp. Pct Record
Coming into today’s bowl game, Dan Persa of Northwestern had completed 193 of his 260 pass attempts (74.2 percent) for 2,163 yards and 17 touchdowns for the 2011 season. A two year starter, he’s battled through minor nagging injuries as well as endured a long, slow recovery from an Achilles injury suffered against the Iowa... Read more »

Northwestern to Take on Texas A&M in Meineke Car Care Bowl

Northwestern to Take on Texas A&M in Meineke Car Care Bowl
Northwestern director of athletics Jim Phillips has done it again. Much like in 2009 when the ‘Cats usurped Wisconsin to get into the Outback Bowl, he’s worked his magic to get his Wildcats up the bowl ladder.  NU landed in the Meineke Car Care Bowl in Houston vs. Texas A&M. Bowl executive director Heather Houston... Read more »

Northwestern vs. Texas Tech: Brutally Honest Ticket City Bowl Preview

The college football game formerly known as the Dallas Football Classic is a pretty even-Stephen (like Colbert, a Northwestern alum) match on paper. Same exact conference and overall records for both teams. Both programs don’t care much to run the ball, and they each have only one good win among their seven. Which is funny... Read more »
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Northwestern to Face Texas Tech in Dallas New Year's Day Bowl

Just as I predicted exactly after week eight of the regular season, the Northwestern Wildcats will head to Dallas for the Dallas Football Classic, (re-named Ticket City Bowl since I made the prediction) on New Year’s Day in the Cotton Bowl. This college football bowl game will feature the Big 12 eighth team, in this... Read more »

Illinois and Northwestern Bowl Projection/Preview

Currently, 70/120 FBS college football teams participate in a bowl game at the end of the season. This includes 6-6 teams, and this year believe it or not, a couple 5-7 or 6-7 teams. Yes, this is turning into “everyone gets a trophy” and setting a horrible example for our children. But on to more... Read more »
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