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Northwestern did an awkward dance routine before game

The Northwestern Wildcats are looking very good right now as they are 4-0 and sitting at No. 16 in the AP poll. They have looked very impressive so far and they certainly have reason to dance right now. Before Saturday’s game against Ball State, the team showed off a dance routine that they had been working hard on during the week. IT was rather awkward to say the least. While...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Does Northwestern have real shot to win Big Ten West?

The Northwestern Wildcats are one of the pleasant surprises so far this season, not only for the Big Ten but for college football as a whole. They opened the season with a bang, beating a very well-coached Stanford team that beat a talented USC squad on the road in Week 3. From there, the Wildcats have quietly taken care of business, picking up a quality road victory against...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Son of Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes Northwestern basketball team as walk-on

The latest addition to the Northwestern men’s basketball team might have you exclaiming “get out!” in disbelief. Yes, Charlie Hall, the son of actors Brad Hall and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, has made the Northwestern basketball team as a walk-on. Louis-Dreyfus is best known for her role as Elaine on "Seinfeld" and most recently Selina Meyer on "Veep." The team's SID welcomed Hall...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Northwestern to wear gothic uniforms vs. Gophers

The No. 16 Northwestern Wildcats are heading into this week’s game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers looking to prove once again that they belong in the top-25. There have been quite a few fans and analysts that have said that they don’t belong, which has become offensive to the Northwestern program. During this week’s big game, the Wildcats will be taking the field sporting...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ son is a Northwestern basketball walk-on

On Wednesday, Northwestern University announced a new walk-on for their 2015-16 basketball team – a freshman named Charlie Hall. His name probably doesn’t mean a whole lot…until you look at his bio on Northwestern’s website. Welcome to new @NUMensBball walk-on Charlie Hall. Yada, yada, yada…you might know his mother. http://t.co/S6qLrNTEpr pic.twitter.com/ks0XE8hmdp ...
Via Awful Announcing
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Golden Gophers Vs. Northwestern Wildcats Betting Odds

Week five of the college football season features a Big Ten match up between Minnesota and a surprisingly still undefeated Northwestern team. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the game, BetDSI has released the odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Northwestern celebrates big win with Macarena

After a win over Minnesota that pushed their season record to 5-0, the Northwestern Wildcats have many reasons to be happy.They beat the Gophers soundly, 27-0 behind another solid performance from star running back Justin Jackson who went over 100 yards for the tenth time in twelve games. The super sophomore had 120 yards on 20 carries against a stout Gophers defense.After the game...
Via FOX Sports
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The five most overrated teams in the Week 6 Coaches' Poll

The college football landscape was turned on its head this past weekend.  Four of the top ten teams fell in defeat Saturday, shaking things up in the polls and leading to even more questions than we had going into the weekend. For the first time all season, all five teams from the previous week’s list survived – barely – but Oregon still managed to drop out of the rankings...
Via College Spun
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Ten West Notebook: Wildcats continue big rise

Northwestern moves to 5-0, date with Harbaugh loomingThe Northwestern Wildcats are perhaps the biggest surprise in all of college football this season. They have raced off to a 5-0 start, skyrocketing up to #13 in the AP poll. Just like we all predicted right?The Wildcats have racked up quality wins this season behind a great defense and a power running game led by star running...
Via FOX Sports
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan returns opening kickoff for at touchdown vs. Northwestern

It didn’t take long for No. 18 Michigan to make a splash against No. 13 Northwestern Saturday afternoon.  On the opening kickoff, wide receiver Jehu Chesson found a crease, shook a defender and took it 96 yards down the sideline to put the Wolverines ahead 7-0. It marked Michigan’s first kick return touchdown since 2009. All of the talk was about defense. Looks like special...
Via College Spun
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Northwestern dances to 'Knuck If You Buck' before battling Michigan

The Northwestern Wildcats are 5-0 and ranked 13th in country but if there was a dancing national championship, they would have it won already.They already did the 'Macarena' to celebrate last week and we saw assistant coach get down after the Stanford win.Now they are hoping that dancing before the game can bring them some joy and good luck. Check out the team dancing to 'Knuck...
Via FOX Sports
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern reveals anniversary jerseys for game vs Iowa

The Northwestern Wildcats have looked like one of the top teams in the Big Ten this year, despite how their game against Michigan on Saturday went. It’s unlikely that this team will end up winning the Big Ten championship this year, but if it were to happen, it would work out almost perfectly. Twenty years ago, the Wildcats were the 1995 Big Ten champions. The team went 10-2 and...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern CB Matthews Harris out with facial injury

The Northwestern Wildcats are embarrassed following their 31-0 loss against the Michigan Wolverines this past week. It was a rough loss and neither side of the football played well. To add insult to injury, the Wildcats will be without junior cornerback Matthew Harris due to broken bones in his face. According to a report from College Football Talk, Harris will be out for the ...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Five most overrated teams in the Week 7 Coaches’ Poll

Not too much changed near the top of the polls this past weekend.  Aside from Oklahoma’s loss at the hands of rival Texas, the top 10 remained intact, with Texas A&M sliding up one position to No. 10. One team from last week’s list – Northwestern – fell in defeat Saturday, when it became the latest victim of the raging Michigan Wolverines, 38-0. However, a shutout...
Via College Spun
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern Football: The fight for Big Ten West

The Iowa Hawkeyes and the Northwestern Wildcats: two teams that, at least in recent years, are not often recognized as football powerhouses. This year, it is different. The Big Ten is arguably one of the strongest conferences in college football right now. Certainly stronger than the SEC. Five Big Ten teams are ranked in the AP Top 25. There are only three ranked SEC teams, and Florida...
Via isportsweb.com
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern flies ‘W’ flags over football stadium in support of Cubs

The NLCS gets underway on Saturday with the Cubs looking to advance to the World Series for the first time since 1945. The Mets are seeking their first trip since 2000. Around both cities, excitement is understandably high. In Illinois, Northwestern University showed its support during the school’s football game against Iowa. High above Ryan...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Season Shapers: Northwestern and Nebraska meet this Saturday

In identifying the season-shaping teams from each of the Power 5 conferences, it’s very hard to look past the Northwestern Wildcats and the Nebraska Cornhuskers when the Big Ten comes up for discussion. No, it’s not because the two teams meet this weekend in Lincoln, returning to the site of Nebraska’s Hail Mary victory in 2013. The Cats and Huskers are the season-shaping teams...
Via The Student Section
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers: Preview, predictions and prognostications

When: Sat., Oct. 24; noon ETWhere: Lincoln, NE; Memorial StadiumTV: ESPN2All-Time Series: Nebraska leads 6-2Last Meeting: Nebraska Win; 38-17 (2014)Line: Nebraska -7.5 Until last year’s meeting, these two teams had played the most entertaining series of games for Nebraska since the Cornhuskers joined the Big Ten. Northwestern has only won the first of these meetings in 2011, but...
Via Talking 10
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats Vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Odds

Week eight of the college football season includes a Big Ten showdown between the Northwestern Wildcats and the Nebraska Cornhuskers. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the game, BetDSI has released the odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers: Everything you need to know before kickoff

Northwestern Wildcats at Nebraska Cornhuskers Kickoff: 12 p.m. Line: NEB -7 TV: ESPN2 Radio: Northwestern: Northwestern Wildcats WNUR 89.3 FM Nebraska: KXSP-AM 590   Northwestern will travel to the Cornhusker state having lost their last two games by a combined scored of 78-10 after being ranked the #13 team in the nation. Now they get to face a Nebraska team that is coming off...
Via EndZoneScore
October 24, 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

Video: Pat Fitzgerald heard cursing at one of his players

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald is one of the most outspoken coaches in the Big Ten. Right now, he has a lot of reason to be angry as his Wildcats have lost two straight since opening the season 5-0. His team is leading the Nebraska Cornhuskers 30-28 late in the fourth quarter, but it has been a back-and-forth game for the Wildcats. Late in the third quarter, Fitzgerald was...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern-Nebraska shows two teams trending in opposite directions

When Northwestern lost at Michigan, it was easier to say that the Wildcats simply ran into a better team. When Northwestern got blown out at home by Iowa, the people of Evanston, Illinois, had to wonder if this season would spiral out of control. On Saturday afternoon, head coach Pat Fitzgerald’s team moved in the right direction. Northwestern escaped Lincoln with a 30-28 win over...
Via The Student Section
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Analyzing Northwestern Football’s win at Nebraska

The Northwestern Wildcats headed to Nebraska Sunday, Oct. 25 hoping to avoid a third straight loss. After a back-and-forth game, the ‘Cats came away with a much needed win with a final score of 30-28. History told us this would be a close game. In the five matchups between the Wildcats and the Cornhuskers since Nebraska joined the Big Ten, four have been decided by three or fewer...
Via isportsweb.com
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Pair of Wildcats honored by Big Ten

The Northwestern Wildcats became bowl eligible on Saturday after defeating Nebraska 30-28 for their sixth victory of the season.To put the icing on the cake, they had two players honored by the conference. Senior defensive end Dean Lowry was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week and quarterback Clayton Thorson was named Freshman of the Week.Lowry set a school record with six...
Via FOX Sports
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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