Wildcats nip Badgers in nail-biter, 13-7

MADISON, Wis. -- Justin Jackson ran for 139 yards and a touchdown, and No. 20 Northwestern used a goal-line stand to hold off 21st-ranked Wisconsin for a 13-7 win on Saturday.The Wildcats (9-2, 5-2 Big Ten) moved into a tie for second in the West Division with the Badgers (8-3, 5-2), who had won five in a row.With 1:47 left, Joel Stave drove the Badgers from the 26 to the Northwestern...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Live Mic Catches Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald Cursing Out Player On Sideline

Northwestern is in the middle of a dogfight against Nebraska on the road today. In the heat of the game, Wildcat head coach Pat Fitzgerald laid into safety Godwin Igwebuike for presumably blowing an assignment.  In doing so, Fitzgerald got caught by a TV microphone cursing at Igwebuike. Here’s some footage. We’re sure Fitzgerald is one of dozens of coaches using similar language...
Via College Spun
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern upends Badgers, 20-14

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Godwin Igwebuike had three interceptions and Justin Jackson rushed for 162 yards, helping the resurgent Northwestern Wildcats upset Melvin Gordon and No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14 on Saturday. Trevor Siemian threw for a touchdown and also had a key block on Miles Shuler's 16-yard TD run as Northwestern (3-2, 2-0 Big Ten) earned its third consecutive win. The Wildcats...
Via Associated Press
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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