Northwestern Football Stays Focused Amidst Union Talk

On a picture perfect Chicago spring day, one would never guess the Northwestern football team was amidst a historic battle, in regards to the unionization of its players.  Testing out their soon to be permanent home along the lakeside (construction of new facilities slated to begin within the next year with the aid of a […]

Northwestern 2013: A Tale of Two Seasons

Rewind to January 2013. A 10-3 record and their first bowl win since 1949.  “We’re here now, and we’re here to stay,” were the words of victory. October 2013. College GameDay showed up in Evanston.  A Primetime game, under the lights, on a national stage. Undefeated and ranked in the top 20 in every poll. […]

I Don’t Believe What I Just Saw: A Northwestern account of Nebraska 2013

Northwestern 24 (4-5, 0-5 Big Ten) v Nebraska 27 (6-2, 3-1 Big Ten):  Nebraska wins 27-24 “I DON’T BELIEVE WHAT I JUST SAW”, were words mouthed by famous announcer Jack Buck after Kirk Gibson’s 1988 World Series walk off home run. That is exactly what the hundreds of thousand fans thought on Saturday afternoon. Saturday, […]

What We Learned in Week 1

What we learned from Week 1 in some of the close and/or high quality match ups #3 Oregon vs #4 LSU.  LSU wins  40-27.  If you’re a college football girl reader then you aren’t at all surprised that Oregon lost to LSU.  In fact, you expected it.  Why? 1) Their offensive line.  Last year they […]

Northwestern 2011

2010 Statistics (Big Ten) The Wildcats play on a grass field at Ryan Field Stadium (seats 47,130) Pat Fitzgerald is in his 6th year as head coach at Northwestern.  Last year his team had a 7-6 record, which is a slight dip from how they performed the previous two season (9 wins in 2008, 8 […]