Tag: Northwestern Wildcats

Breaking down college football’s biggest QB transfers

College football today is changing dramatically due to the NCAA's relaxed rules on transfers, and quarterbacks have taken full advantage. The big picture: Well over a dozen high-profile...

Report: Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald will not pursue NFL job

Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald remains one of the most-respected college football coaches in the nations. It's led to speculation that he might bolt for the NFL soon. In fact,...

20 players who can break records in bowl season

Beyond the College Football Playoff's Beyond the College Football Playoff, bowls are typically little more than exhibitions. However, the season finale often contributes to records. Statistics from the contests...

Twitter reacts to DePaul choking, giving up 25-0 run against Northwestern

Every once in a while, magical moments in sports propel teams into the realm of legendary. Such a thing occurred Saturday in Evanston as Northwestern battled back...

7 college football bowl games that look like stinkers

Season-long trends suggest an ugly game Once the exciting rapid-fire announcements of college football bowl games comes to an end, reality sets in. And some matchups are unappealing. While...

Top takeaways from college football championship games

Done all that they could to earn a trip to the final four There were 10 conference championship games on display this weekend, marking the final big weekend...

WATCH: Dwayne Haskins gets away with blatant late hit out of bounds

Star quarterbacks often receive favorable treatment with calls, but it's not often that it includes hits they deliver. That's just what happened to Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback...

WATCH: John Moten IV gashes Ohio State on 77-yard TD run

The Ohio State Buckeyes might actually have a game on their hands in the B1G Championship game against Northwestern. After Dwayne Haskins and Co. scored a touchdown...

Northwestern shipping 50 buses of students to B1G title game

Northwestern is preparing for its first-ever appearance in the Big Ten Championship Game, and thousands of students are ready to support their Wildcats. Head coach Pat Fitzgerald told...

12 wild stats from college football regular season

A dozen interesting stats Despite what some analysts and a former TV show may suggest, numbers can lie. They also can explain a remarkably positive result in college...

Most compelling matchups in college football Week 14

Conference championships will officially be decided in Week 14, which means the games by themselves create extremely compelling matchups. At least a couple of them could well...

Top storylines for college football’s conference championship games

10 title games on the slate By and large, college football's regular season is in the rear-view mirror as this coming weekend is all about the conference championship...

Top takeaways from college football Week 12

A top-10 team got upset. For the most part, college football Week 12 gave fans a humdrum slate of games in which not a lot of surprises took...

WATCH: Northwestern players hilariously ‘warming up’ ahead of Minnesota game

Northwestern has a chance to continue its dominance over B1G opponents in Minnesota with a battle against the Golden Gophers on Saturday. As the Big Ten West champs...

Top takeaways from college football Week 11

It wasn't a weekend for the underdog. The best teams in the nation took care of business during college football Week 11, as every program in the top...

Top storylines for college football Week 11

Don't be fooled by the lack of ranked-versus-ranked showdowns. After what transpired around the nation last weekend, the college football Week 11 schedule may seem like somewhat of...

Top takeaways from college football Week 10

All but one of the top-five teams won their games. One of the worst kickoff attempts you're ever going to see happened early on Saturday in college football...

Most compelling matchups in college football Week 10

Two of the top four teams square off this Saturday... The 2018 college football season is flying by, and Week 10 essentially presents the top of the final...

Top storylines ahead of pivotal college football Week 10

Last week 11 ranked teams fell by the wayside... Last weekend was crazy, as 11 ranked teams fell by the wayside to shake up the rankings in a...

Top takeaways from college football Week 9

Bounce backs, dominant wins, and games like practice sessions... Some resounding statements were made by top contenders around the nation in an extremely busy college football Week 9. Clemson...

10 QBs under most pressure in college football Week 9

Contenders cannot afford a loss in Week 9. Underdogs want to ruin someone's day. And every college football team will be looking toward their quarterback for guidance. Some...

Top storylines for college football Week 9

It's been a few weeks since Thursday and Friday night gave fans any real intrigue on a national scale, but that's changing in college football Week 9. From...

Top takeaways from college football Week 8

Fans watching college football Week 8 were not disappointed, as the action on Saturday provided an abundance of "wow" moments. Some huge statements were made by top teams...

15 most jaw-dropping performances in CFB Week 7

There have been a lot of entertaining weeks in college football, but Week 7 provided fans with as much chaos and drama as possible this Saturday. A slate...