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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

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  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    It's a rule that has treated me kindly over the years: If there's no betting line, I don't want to watch. It has helped me weed out gymnastics meets and figure skating, college baseball and bowling. I will make an exception for big-time high school...
  • Greg Kuhar plugs hole in Northwestern's middle

    Greg Kuhar plugs hole in Northwestern's middle
    Pat Fitzgerald's coaching mentor, Randy Walker, had a lot of sayings. One pertains to defensive tackle Greg Kuhar, a redshirt sophomore who will make his first career start against Cal on Saturday at Ryan Field. "'Walk' used to say: 'It's usually...
  • The 2014 Penn State football breakdown

    THREE TO WATCH OFFENSIVE VETERANS 1. Quarterback Christian Hackenberg. Though just a sophomore, he's the offense's undisputed leader and Penn State's youngest captain in 70 years. He'll also have to coordinate a new offensive line and some young...
  • Where have the student fans gone?

    Where have the student fans gone?
    If he weren't set to break Nebraska's all-time receiving record this season, Kenny Bell knows exactly how he'd be enjoying college football games this fall. And it wouldn't be at the stadium. "It's way easier to sit on your couch in your underwear and...
  • Trevor Siemian steps up as Northwestern's leader

     Trevor Siemian steps up as Northwestern's leader
    Trevor Siemian's teammates use a variation of the same word to describe him: "goofy." "He's definitely a goofball," receiver Miles Shuler said, "always pulling pranks and telling jokes." Said receiver Cam Dickerson: "The goofiest thing about Trevor is...
  • Countdown to high school football kickoff

    Countdown to high school football kickoff
    1. Game away from 400 as a head coach for Mount Carmel’s Frank Lenti, who is second all-time in wins (339) and first in state titles (11). 2. Heisman Trophy winners who played high school football in Illinois. Evanston’s Clint Frank and...
  • Bowl projections: Florida State and Auburn to meet again

    Bowl projections: Florida State and Auburn to meet again
    The last time Florida State and Auburn met each other, Jimbo Fisher and Jameis Winston were celebrating the final BCS National Title. Heading into the 2014-15 season, we see those same two schools meeting in the first-ever College Football Playoff...
  • Franklin looking to build cohesion

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Penn State - INSIDE SLANT In James Franklin's experience, sometimes the wrong play call isn't always a bad thing if every guy on the defense is carrying out that assignment. "A lot of times, I've seen that over...
  • The Sports Xchange: Big Ten newcomers to watch

    The Sports Xchange The Sports Xchange: Big Ten newcomers to watch The Sports Xchange polled its college football correspondents in the Big Ten to identify the top newcomers in the conference. One player who could be a star from the opening snap is...
  • Northwestern - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Northwestern won't be quarterbacking by committee in 2014. It's now Trevor Siemian's team. The 6-foot 3-inch senior alternated with Kain Colter last year and still threw for more than 2,100 yards and 11...
  • NCAA changes will bring power to the players

     NCAA changes will bring power to the players
    Already deep in the football bunker at training camp in Kenosha, Wis., Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald sounded last week as if he barely knew or cared about a judge's ruling likely to shake the college sports world around him. "I don't think there's a...