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Northwestern Owns the LOL College Football Moment of the Week

From time to time there are things that happen either on or off the football field that we can't help but laugh at. It could be a play, a mistake, a fan--anything. This week the best of those moments belongs to the Northwestern Wildcats.More specifically, the guy who is having a hard time figuring out how to drink his Gatorade.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats at Purdue Boilermakers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday two Big Ten schools face off against one another when the Northwetern Wildcats travel east a bit to play against the Purdue Boilermakers. Neither Northwestern (4-6) or Purdue (3-7) is having the season tht they had hoped for. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, IN. The...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern edges North Florida 69-67

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Tre Demps scored 15 points, including a go-ahead jumper with 2.5 seconds left, to lead Northwestern to a 69-67 win over North Florida in the first round of the Cancun Challenge on Thursday night. Northwestern (3-0) trailed 65-60 with 2:36 left, but rallied in the final minutes behind Demps. Bryant McIntosh hit a jumper then followed with a 3 to tie the game at...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Field view of Northwestern’s OT game winning FG at #15 Notre Dame

Northwestern’s Jack Mitchell is B.M.O.C. tonight. He drilled a 45 yard field goal to send today’s contest into overtime; then nailed a 41 yarder to pull off the 18 point upset.  #18 Notre Dame (7-3) suffered their first loss at home. The Northwestern Wildcats (4-6) boast wins over Big Ten foes Penn State (less impressive than it sounds), Wisconsin (pretty impressive actually...
Via The Sports Bank
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Northwestern Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will host the Northwestern Wildcats as they try to rebound from a loss to Arizona State a week ago. No. 18 Notre Dame (7-2) will have to get past their effort from a week ago and focus on Northwestern (3-6) in this one. Coverage of the game between Notre Dame and Northwestern will air on NBC beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Notre Dame Stadium...
Via Tireball.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UGLIEST. GAME. EVER. Michigan Wolverines 10, NU Wildcats 9

The Michigan Wolverines and Northwestern Wildcats truly deserve each other. Rod Flanders once said on The Simpsons “lies made baby Jesus cry.” So does looking at the box score from this abomination. So I’ll spare you the numbers and statistics. Trust me, they’re hideous and you really don’t want to see them. Trust me- you don’t. Of course, the facts and figures and numbers...
Via The Sports Bank
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines at Northwestern Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images Two Big Ten schools who have had forgettable seasons will face off against one another when the Michigan Wolverines play against the Northwestern Wildcats. Michigan (4-5) and Northwestern (3-5) will each be looking to earn the win in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN2 beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Ryan Field in Evanston, IL. The Odds: The...
Via Tireball.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Northwestern WR Mike McHugh Makes Early Candidate for Catch of the Day

Most people are aware of the Northwestern Wildcats more because of their attempt to unionize than their actual ability to play football. Well, to be honest--with a 3-5 record it is pretty easy to see why, but that does not mean that these guys are not capable of playing some quality football. They just might need a break or two--and a whole lot of luck--along the way.Mike McHugh...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern WR Mike McHugh Makes Catch of the Year

Northwestern is getting demolished by Iowa but at least the Wildcats will depart Iowa City with an absurd highlight. Watch as sophomore wide receiver Mike McHugh snags a pass, one that should never be caught by a human being, from Trevor Siemian. Are you kidding me? [SB Nation] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Northwestern WR Mike McHugh May Have Just Made The Catch Of The Year

Northwestern is currently getting blown out by Iowa, 38-7. Not much has gone right for the Wildcats, but one of their players just made arguably the best catch that you’ll see this season. Sophomore WR Mike McHugh went up, somehow hauled in this pass from QB Trevor Siemian with one hand and managed to get a foot in before falling out of bounds. Check it out: If this isn’t the...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Debuts Gothic-Style Uniforms For Homecoming (Photos)

The Northwestern University Wildcats will sport a unique look for the football team’s homecoming game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Oct. 18. The school released photos of the black, gothic-style Under Armour uniforms on Monday, and one word that comes to mind when look at them is “academic.” The unis feature a black-purple-and-gold color scheme, a nod to the school...
Via NESN.com
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-2015 ITH season preview: Northwestern Wildcats

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Northwestern Wildcats. Welsh-Ryan Arena has a new high-definition, 23-foot wide video scoreboard. It will […] The post 2014-2015 ITH season preview: Northwestern...
Via Inside the Hall
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the B1G: Is Fitz under fire at Northwestern?

In an effort to help bring you the most complete and in depth coverage, we’re not only going to bring you our original content, but we’re going to also highlight some of the best writers and sites from across the conference. Each week we’ll highlight at least one story from outside our coverage per school. Today we give you a look at a great article from our friends at Lake...
Via Talking 10
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN Legend Joins Northwestern Board of Trustees

ESPN legend and Chicago native Michael Wilbon was elected to Northwestern University’s Board of Trustees. Wilbon, who has been on ESPN television (primarily on “Pardon the Interruption” with Tony Kornheiser) since 2001, graduated from Northwestern in 1980. Wilbon has always supported the Wildcats despite his move to national prominence. The South Side native delivered Northwestern’s...
Via Sports Mockery
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark this down: Northwestern will be fine

On Twitter @TheCoachBart Breaking: Sources have told The Student Section that in the wake of running back Venric Mark’s decision to transfer, Northwestern has still decided to play football games this year. If you’re ever looking for a “shooting a mosquito with an assault rifle” reaction about things, Twitter is normally the place for it. In last night’s big news wake of...
Via The Student Section
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy SEAL walk-on defensive end at Northwestern

SEa, Air, Land…..turf. Navy SEALs are trained to fight anywhere and everywhere apparently. 32 year-old active-duty special forces soldier, family father of three and student at Northwestern, Tom Hruby, has taken on quite a workload already. It’s not enough though, Hruby is a walk-on at Northwestern’s football program as a defensive end. Impressive credentials despite his age...
Via Sports Mockery
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Northwestern Unveils New Football Gloves For 2014 Season

The Northwestern Wildcats, like many other college football teams across the nation, kicked off fall practice Monday afternoon. While Wildcats fans are hoping for a much different product on the field in 2014, we learned today that at least one part of the team’s wardrobe is getting an upgrade. The official Northwestern Twitter account tweeted out a photo of the new gloves that...
Via College Spun
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 5: Northwestern Wildcats

College football, probably more than any other sport, is a game of momentum. Entire games can swing on a single play, entire seasons (and entire coaching careers) can hinge on the result of a single game. Head coach Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern alum and linebacker on the 1995 team that went to the Rose Bowl, has [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post Big Ten Previews...
Via No Coast Bias
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Why The Northwestern Union Will Eventually Lose, Even If They Win

After the Chicago area’s branch of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled in favor of the Northwestern University football team’s petition to unionize, the decision shook the landscape of college athletics.  Not only for the monumental declaration made by the NLRB in claiming that the student-athletes are employees — something that goes against the very ideals of...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern Football Is About to Get A Sick Upgrade

Northwestern Football — The Northwestern Wildcats football program is about to get a sick upgrade. Reports say that the school has received the go-ahead to build a multi-sport athletic facility along Lake Michigan. While this beachfront building will hold several Northwestern activities, the main purpose will be for the football team, something coach Pat Fitzgerald has envisioned...
Via Sports Mockery
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Northwestern Students Paint “Stand With Purdue” On Chests Tonight Against Boilermakers After Shooting

Tonight, the Northwestern Wildcats are hosting Purdue in Evanston for a Big Ten showdown, but the Boilermakers won’t find themselves treated with any disrespect or heckling. The Northwestern student body will be supporting its opponent following the tragic shooting that occurred on Purdue’s campus this afternoon — a number of students have even painted up to spell out “Stand...
Via College Spun
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-ranked amateur Fitzpatrick quits school at Northwestern

Top-ranked amateur Matthew Fitzpatrick, widely regarded as British golf's hottest prospect, has quit university in the United States to pursue his career back in his native England. The 19-year-old Fitzpatrick followed the path taken by compatriot Luke Donald by joining Northwestern University in Chicago last year, after a successful summer in which he won the U.S. Amateur and...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Northwestern Basketball Has Amazing New Custom ‘By The Players’ Under Armour Uniforms

We have a runaway leader in the clubhouse already for the coolest college basketball uniforms of the year: Northwestern has just unveiled one of the most creative combinations we’ve ever seen. Per Complex.com, the Wildcats team had a lot of direct input on the uniform, designed by Under Armour’s Adam Clement — Clement insisted on going right to the players for inspiration,...
Via College Spun
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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