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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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  • Huskers last unbeaten standing in Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Ohio State - INSIDE SLANT Five weeks into the season, the only unbeaten left standing in the Big Ten is Nebraska. The Cornhuskers moved to 5-0 on Saturday with a 45-14 victory over Illinois at home. Senior running...
  • Big Ten nightmare makes playoff path clearer for A&M, Baylor, OU

    At some point this week, three local coaches with teams in the mix for College Football Playoff berths need to channel their inner Jimmy Fallon, cue the music and break out the pen and paper. It only seems appropriate for Baylor's Art Briles, Texas A&M's...
  • Praise for Christian Hackenberg goes beyond the numbers

    Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald loves to say it: "Stats are for losers." And in the case of Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg, they are. Hackenberg ranks 62nd nationally in passing efficiency rating, thanks to a pedestrian completion...
  • Injured Northwestern player returns home with team

    STATE COLLEGE — The thumbs-up Northwestern cornerback Matthew Harris gave to the crowd as he was carted off the field was followed by more good news. Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald said that Harris was cleared to fly home with the team Saturday...
  • Northwestern stuns Penn State in Big Ten opener

    Northwestern stuns Penn State in Big Ten opener
    Did anyone see that coming? Maybe only Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald, who closed his Wednesday media session by boldly declaring: "See you after we win." The Wildcats, double-digit underdogs, marched into Beaver Stadium on Saturday and throttled ...
  • Northwestern bludgeons Penn State on Homecoming

    STATE COLLEGE — Northwestern's Anthony Walker saw Christian Hackenberg's eyes dart toward him, as the Penn State quarterback tried to chase the linebacker from his coverage. Walker, a redshirt freshman playing in place of an injured senior, didn't...
  • Preview: Northwestern at Penn State

    The James Franklin era at Penn State has begun with four straight victories, led by quarterback Christian Hackenberg and a defense that is allowing 11 points per game. The Nittany Lions look to continue that trend when they host Northwestern on Saturday...
  • The puzzling second-half history of Penn State vs. Northwestern

    The puzzling second-half history of Penn State vs. Northwestern
    Northwestern might want to play just two quarters Saturday, because its second halves against Penn State have been a horror show lately. In the last six meetings, all Penn State wins, the Lions have outscored Northwestern 118-20 in the second half....
  • Northwestern ransacks Penn State

    The Sports Xchange By Gordie Jones, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: writethru Northwestern ransacks Penn State STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- If Penn State's Beaver Stadium is a "cathedral of college football," as Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald...
  • Northwestern ransacks Penn State 29-6

    Northwestern ransacks Penn State 29-6
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- If Penn State's Beaver Stadium is a "cathedral of college football," as Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald said, his Wildcats came in and ransacked the place on Saturday afternoon. Trevor Siemian threw for 258 yards and ran for...
  • Penn State running backs will continue their rotation

    Patience can be elusive, Zach Zwinak said this week, particularly for a running back with 2,000 career rushing yards. Still, the Penn State senior remains poised on the sideline for his moment. "The past is the past," Zwinak said. "This year is this...