Northwestern Closes With 37-34 Win Over Illinois Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian threw for 414 yards and four touchdowns and Christian Jones caught 13 balls for 182 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats past Illinois 37-34 Saturday in the finale for both teams.
Michigan State Routs Northwestern 30-6Safety Isaiah Lewis knocked Northwestern's Kain Colter out of the game with a big hit as he tried to catch a pass early in the first quarter, resulting in a targeting penalty and an ejection.
No. 22 Northwestern Beats Cal 44-30 In OpenerThe starting quarterback went down with a concussion on the first drive. The defense was gassed after being on the field for 99 plays.
Northwestern Holds On To Edge Michigan St 23-20With Northwestern again holding a late lead, coach Pat Fitzgerald was willing to punt the ball away and put his defense on the spot. This time, the Wildcats held firm.