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Opposition Research: Northwestern defensive scouting report

No more non-conference, time for the real games. While it was nice to experiment with a tougher non-conference opponent, the last three games have felt like the same old boring, going through the motions type games. While Northwestern may not burn the fire of Minnesota or Nebraska or even Iowa for Badger fans, those in the know realize just how difficult it has been for any Wisconsin...
Via Madtown Badgers
11 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats at Penn State Nittany Lions Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats at Penn State Nittany Lions: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Northwestern Wildcats will travel to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions. Penn State is 4-0 and will be looking to earn another win over Northwestern who enters this game 1-2. Coverage of the game between Northwestern and Penn State will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Beaver Stadium in University Park, PA. The Odds: Penn State is a 10 point...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vegas books Penn State as 9-point favorite over Northwestern

Coming off their fourth win of the season, and their fifth straight dating back to last season, the Penn State Nittany Lions are opening up as nine point favorite on Big Ten worst, Northwestern Wildcats. Last week, The Nittany Lions dominated a weak UMass team, scoring 45 or more points in a single game for the first time since 2009 when they defeated Eastern Illinois 52-3. Penn...
Via Total Sports Live
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Western Illinois at Northwestern: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday the Western Illinois Leathernecks will travel to take on the Northwestern Wildcats. Western Illinois (2-1) will be looking to further embarrass Northwestern (0-2) who has started the season off winless. Coverage of the game between Northwestern and Western Illinois will air on ESPNews and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Ryan Field in Evanston, IL...
Via Tireball.com
12 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Have we seen the best of Trevor Siemian at Northwestern?

Before he suffered his “lower body injury” in 2013, Northwestern QB Trevor Siemian was one of the best pure passers in the Big Ten. However, his production slipped in midseason as his ankle/foot etc slowed him down. His accuracy and efficiency declined. In a couple games, Siemian made the critical mistake of staring down his primary receiver when near his own South end zone....
Via The Sports Bank
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Runs Double-Pass Trick Play, Scores TD

The Northwestern Wildcats were getting whooped by Cal 31-14 so they decided to open up the playbook. Trevor Siemian threw a pass to Jayme Taylor, who then threw back across the field to Siemian who made a few nice moves to get to the end zone. At least they’re making it interesting. [@SBNationGIF] The post Northwestern Runs Double-Pass Trick Play, Scores TD appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
August 30, 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

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
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