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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

Top Northwestern Wildcats Articles

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  • SEC brings out the best in Sooners - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Kansas State - INSIDE SLANT Back when conference realignment was boiling and the Big 12 was in danger of disbanding altogether, Oklahoma was pointed many places, including the SEC. After the Big 12 made it through...
  • Week 4 football recruiting notes: Raby's Milan off and running

    Week 4 football recruiting notes: Raby's Milan off and running
    Chasing quarterbacks is part of Jamal Milan's job description. But it took the Raby senior defensive tackle some time to adjust to the conditioning required to play football at a high level. "Jamal's very aggressive now, but he wasn't that...
  • NU's Fitzgerald: No perfect 10s in football

    NU's Fitzgerald: No perfect 10s in football
    Like most Americans, Pat Fitzgerald clicked around Saturday and Sunday, watching football on TV. His impression? “There are a lot of bad football teams in the country,” the Northwestern coach said. “The team that doesn’t make the...
  • Big Ten teams continue to struggle

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Just when you thought things couldn't get any worse for the Big Ten, another Saturday rolls around and the conference lays an egg almost as big as the week before. Eight Big Ten teams...
  • Northwestern pursues answers (plural) on offense

     Northwestern pursues answers (plural) on offense
    Northwestern's first seven series against Northern Illinois last Saturday ended like this: punt, punt, interception, punt, punt, punt, punt. No wonder Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald said of his offense: "Right now we don't have any guys playing at an...
  • Douglass runs over Northwestern, 48-6

    Douglass runs over Northwestern, 48-6
    Douglass' running backs rolled up the yardage Friday afternoon, but they didn't take the credit for the 48-6 win over Northwestern in a Baltimore City Division II football game. "My offensive line is the key to this," said senior running back Maurice...
  • When do we get the mature Jay Cutler?

    When do we get the mature Jay Cutler?
    You were wrong, so was I, I forgive you. We both fell for it. That mound of crap referring to Jay Christopher Cutler. This should all sound familiar: 1) He's 31 years old now. Very mature. 2) He's married and is a father now. So much more mature....
  • Big 12, SEC on collision course this regular season

    It's as close to a Big 12-SEC challenge as we're going to get. Two matchups Saturday on Big 12 turf Tennessee at Oklahoma and Arkansas at Texas Tech. One already in the books with Alabama's victory over West Virginia, and next week's Auburn at Kansas...
  • Arundel, Old Mill football meet with roles reversed

    Arundel, Old Mill football meet with roles reversed
    When: Friday, 6:30 p.m. Coaches: Chad McCormick, Old Mill; Chuck Markiewicz, Arundel Last meeting: Arundel won, 25-22, last season KEY PLAYERS TO WATCH Old Mill: LB-WR Noah Fitzgerald, Sr., RB/LB Donovan Franklin, Sr.; QB Brady Ludwig, Sr.; LB/...
  • Maryland gets its first taste of Big Ten with in-conference soccer games Friday

    COLLEGE PARK — The players on Maryland's men's and women's soccer teams can't look at their respective opponents Friday any different than they have others they have faced this season. But the Terps understand the significance that these games hold....
  • Fitzgerald: NU's lack of toughness 'an embarrassment'

    Fitzgerald: NU's lack of toughness 'an embarrassment'
    When it rains, Northwestern normally goes inside, allowing the Wildcats to practice in comfort. Not Wednesday. And not only did the Wildcats work out in a driving rain, but there was also a heavy emphasis on conditioning drills. Mistakes prompted...