Found October 22, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
If fans of Northwestern Wildcats football weren’t sick to their stomach on Saturday, they should have been. Not because the Wildcats suffered a one-point loss at home to Nebraska 29-28. And not because Northwestern blew a 12-point lead in the final eight minutes to suffer its second loss in Big Ten play. In fact, fans didn’t even need to see a single play at Ryan Field to understand what was wrong on Saturday afternoon, they just needed to look at the stadium itself. Nebraska got to enjoy a Sea of Red even in another team’s stadium on Saturday. In what might have been Northwestern’s biggest home game of the season, fans should have been covered in purple gear from head to toe, ready to cheer their 6-1 Wildcats on to victory. But instead, the crowd that showed up in Evanston on Saturday was wearing red. Folks on the television said throughout the game that it felt like a Nebraska home game and that the “Sea of Red” outnumbered the Northwestern faithful in a Big Ten Legends division ...
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