Tag: NU

Cats End Season With Embarrassing Loss In Outback Bowl

If you woke up late on New Year’s Day, you aren’t alone. It appears as if the Northwestern Wildcats football team may have as well. Not sure how else you can explain a 45-6 steamrolling the Cats took against the Tennessee Volunteers in the 2016 Outback Bowl. It may have been sunny and 79 degrees... Read more »

Game Day Preview: The Outback Bowl

The Outback Bowl #23 Tennessee Volunteers (8-4, 5-3 SEC) vs. #13 Northwestern Wildcats (10-2, 6-2 Big 10) Friday, January 1st 2016 at 11:00 AM Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida TV: ESPN 2 Radio: WGN 720 AM Last Bowl Appearance UT: 45-28 win vs. Iowa, 2015 TaxSlayer (Gator) Bowl NU: 34-20 win vs. Mississippi State, 2013... Read more »

Anthony Walker Named All-American

Anthony Walker, Northwestern’s standout sophomore linebacker, was named an All-American by two media outlets. Walker was named to the Sports Illustrated second team All-American list, and the Associated Press named him to it’s third team. These are the first national awards for the linebacker from Miami, Florida. Walker led the Wildcats in tackles this season... Read more »
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Experts Agree: Wildcats Going To Outback Bowl

After finishing a successful, if not surprising ten win season, Northwestern is in position to appear in a highly visible bowl game. While not expected to play in a “selection committee game” (Rose Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, or Peach Bowl), many college football experts agree that the Wildcats will play in the Outback Bowl. This would... Read more »

Justin Jackson Reaches Milestone In Win

Sophomore running back Justin Jackson passed the 2,000 career rushing yard mark in last Saturday’s win over Penn State. His 185 yards against the Nittany Lions put him at 2,104 career yards, ninth all-time in school history. The 185 he gained on the ground was also a season and career high for a single game.... Read more »

Penn State As Seen Through Lion Eyes

The Wildcats return to action this Saturday, when they face the Penn State Nittany Lions (7-2, 4-1) at home in Evanston. I decided to change things up a little and get a Penn State perspective on this week’s game. Luckily for me, there is an excellent writer whom I follow on Twitter, who knows a... Read more »
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Wildcats Hit Magic 6 Win Mark

With last Saturday’s win over Nebraska, Northwestern is now officially bowl eligible. The 30-28 victory was fairly ugly, but a win regardless. Perhaps ugly wins will be the norm for the rest of the season, but you take them any way you can get them. NU stands at a record of 6-2 heading into the... Read more »

Week 8: Cats Must Recover On The Road

Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-4, 1-2 Big 10) vs. Northwestern Wildcats (5-2, 1-2 Big 10) Saturday, October 24th at 11:00 AM Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska TV: ESPN 2 Radio: WGN 720 AM Last Week Nebraska: 48-25 win at Minnesota NU: 40-10 loss vs. Iowa Head Coaches Nebraska: Mike Riley (1st season, 3-4 overall) NU: Pat Fitzgerald (10th... Read more »

Wildcats Show Little Fight In Loss To Iowa

After a miracle 5-0 start to the season, Northwestern needed to prove the loss to Michigan was just an anomaly. Just the opposite happened today against Iowa, as the Cats fell hard 40-10. Once a top 15 team in the country, NU’s time in the top 25 will likely come to an end. Also likely... Read more »
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Week 7: Battle For the Big 10 West

#17 Iowa Hawkeyes (6-0, 2-0 Big 10) vs. #20 Northwestern Wildcats (5-1, 1-1 Big 10) Saturday, October 17 at 11:00 AM Ryan Field, Evanston, Illinois TV: ABC Radio: WGN 720 AM Last Week Iowa: 29-20 win vs. Illinois NU: 38-0 loss at Michigan Head Coaches Iowa: Kirk Ferentz (17th season, 121-85 overall) NU: Pat Fitzgerald... Read more »