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Friday, November 27, 2015

Articles tagged: Northwestern Football

Northwestern flies ‘W’ flags over football stadium in support of Cubs

The NLCS gets underway on Saturday with the Cubs looking to advance to the World Series for the first time since 1945. The Mets are seeking their first trip since 2000. Around both cities, excitement is understandably high. In Illinois, Northwestern University showed its support during the school’s football game against Iowa. High above Ryan…Read More

Navy SEAL Tom Hruby trying to walk on to Northwestern football team

Tom Hruby has already survived one incredible challenge: making it through Navy SEALs training. Now he’s trying to do something else that might be just as difficult: walk onto a Big Ten football team at age 32. The Chicago Sun-Times shares the story of Hruby, who is married with three children, and his pursuit of…Read More

Nebraska beats Northwestern on Hail Mary to end game (Video)

The week didn’t go so well for one Pelini brother, but the other was much more fortunate. Bo Pelini’s Nebraska Cornhuskers beat Northwestern 27-24 on Saturday after connecting on a miracle Hail Mary on the last play of the game. Quarterback Ron Kellogg III heaved one to the end zone that was tipped and caught…Read More

Sonny Dykes thought Northwestern was faking injuries and was livid (Video)

Cal football coach Sonny Dykes lost in his debut with the Golden Bears on Saturday night, and he was upset with Northwestern for seemingly employing some shady tactics. The No. 22-ranked Wildcats won 44-30 in a game that was much closer than the score indicates. A number of Northwestern’s defensive players kept getting hurt and…Read More

Northwestern destroyed a stuffed monkey after finally winning a bowl game

Northwestern defeated Mississippi State in the Gator Bowl on Tuesday to win its first bowl game since 1949. For those of you who struggle with math, that’s a 64-year drought. The Wildcats had lost nine straight bowl appearances prior to the 34-20 victory, which was tied with Notre Dame for the longest bowl losing streak….Read More

Nebraska fans forced Northwestern into silent snap count at home

Nebraska fans are legendary for their passion and devotion to their football team. Perhaps no story symbolizes that devotion more than what happened over the weekend at Ryan Field. According to the Chicago Tribune, Northwestern had to use a silent snap count for their final drive of the game against Nebraska despite playing at home…Read More

Northwestern will have mandatory nap time before Nebraska game

Northwestern is having a strong season, but that doesn’t mean they’re all set with their game-day routines. In fact, coach Pat Fitzgerald is switching up the team’s schedule for Saturday’s home game against Nebraska. The Chicago Tribune reports that Fitzgerald will have a mandatory nap time for his players on Saturday about five hours before…Read More

Fake Punt Helps Michigan State Avoid the Northwestern Upset

Michigan State entered Saturday’s game at Northwestern ranked 7th in the BCS Standings and first in the Big Ten with a 7-0 record. They had beaten Notre Dame on a crazy fake, taken down Wisconsin at home, and they pummeled Michigan on the road. With a big challenge at Iowa looming, Saturday at Evanston seemed…Read More

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