Northwestern University is one of the most academically prestigious colleges in the country. As a result, recruiting high school athletes to attend there over other schools can be difficult.
In the midst of the Chicago trying to dig itself out of the snow on Wednesday, the Northwestern University football team was securing the signatures of 17 high school football players. All committing to the Wildcats on national signing day.
Jim Harbaugh’s not coming. And Pat Fitzgerald isn’t either. But Les Miles still might be. Or maybe it’ll be Brady Hoke, some mystery candidate or, hmm…
Michigan contacted NU head coach Pat Fitzgerald about its head coaching vacancy, but Fitzgerald will not pursue the opening and will stay with the Wildcats.
This past summer, when the Big Ten announced that the University of Nebraska was signing on as the league’s 12th team, the Conference That Can’t Count hit a stand-up triple.
Adam Hoge breaks down the eight bowl games involving Big Ten teams this season.
Two-sport athlete Arby Fields will be leaving the football team and plans to transfer.
The final week of the 2010 Big Ten football season will be the Northwestern Wildcats toughest game to date.
Wrigley Field football is dead. Or is it long live football at Wrigley Field?
Despite safety concerns, there’s way more good that will come from Saturday’s football game at Wrigley Field than bad.
Two weeks ago there was talk of Illinois winning as many as nine games and playing in a Post New Years’ bowl game. Loses to Michigan and Minnesota in consecutive weeks have instead dampened those dreams and now the best the Illini can hope for is a 7-5 finish.
What a weird weekend in college football. I still don’t know what to say about the Illinois-Michigan game. There are a lot of high scoring football games where you just give credit to the offenses for making plays, but this wasn’t one of those.
There’s only one side of history that teams strive to be part of and that’s the side making the history. This Saturday, Northwestern will try to avoid becoming a footnote in college football history.
(WSCR) – The Wildcats are faced with a daunting task this weekend. They play host to the eight-ranked Michigan State Spartans, who will travel on their first legitimate road game this season. Off to its […]
Northwestern’s Dan Persa has lead the Wildcats to a 5-1 start. He’s among an array of quarterbacks across the Big Ten who are redefining what was once a conference dominated by running backs and defense.
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By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota’s raw defense has had a rough start to the season. Dan Persa and the Northwestern Wildcats don’t figure to provide any relief. Northwestern’s forgettable days in […]
Wrigley Field is already paying dividends for the Northwestern Wildcats as football season tickets sales are up 40 percent, NU Athletic Director Jim Phillips said Friday. The revelation came at a press conference at Wrigley […]