***** Northwestern will wear their alternate white helmets vs. Western Ill., as well as white shoes (after Labor Day??). ***** CBS Sports currently ranks NU 78th, just behind Louisiana Tech. ***** CFN places NU at 72nd, behind Western KY. ***** For breaking news and updates, visit the HTP Twitter Feed *****

 


Updated
Sept. 18, 2014




The Crown Tower
Clock should be:
WHITE













 









Fitz & Co. take the field     [Getty Images]

Wildcat Preview and Prediction

The Lowes Line


NEW: This week Charlie Simon gives a grim view of the 'Cats' situation and  has the pick vs. WIU...


Wildcat Fan Commentary
The Waterboy

The Waterboy provides his analysis of the debacle against NIU...

'Cat Nips
The Western Illinois Game


HTP's video feature continues with a review of the loss to NIU and a preview of the Leathernecks...

Wildcat Preview and Prediction
The Lowes Line


Eric Cockerill offers up the Lowes Line's pick for the 'Cats vs. the Huskies...

Other pages updated this week (Sept. 7)

Bowl Projections


Updated 9/18/14

Updated 9/18/14

Updated 9/10/14







55
Number of wins
recorded by NU's

all-time winningest coach




Next for the Wildcats:

Western Illinois
Ryan Field
Saturday, Sept. 20
11:00 am CDT
ESPN News Coverage


2014 Results
(0-2; 0-0 B1G)
L  California 24-31
L  Northern Illinois 15-23

Bye Week
Sep 13

I-AA Western Illinois
Sep 20

Penn State
Sep 27

Wisconsin*
Oct 4

Minnesota*
Oct 11

Nebraska* - HC
Oct 18

Bye Week
Oct 25

Iowa*
Nov 1

Michigan
Nov 8
A 
Notre Dame
Nov 15

Purdue*
Nov 22
H Illinois*
Nov 29



2013 Results
(5-7; 1-7 B1G)
W  California
44-30
W  Syracuse 48-27

Wstrn. Michigan
38-17

I-AA Maine 35-21

Bye Week
--

Ohio State
30-40

Wisconsin
6-35

Minnesota*
17-20

Iowa*
10-17

Nebraska*
24-27

Bye Week
--

Michigan*
19-27

Michigan State*
6-30
W Illinois 37-34




"...It will always be my school, our school."
--Gary Barnett, as quoted by Teddy Greenstein

"You've got a bunch of days to be students,
why not party like a rock star on Saturdays in the fall?"

--Coach Fitzgerald, as quoted in the Daily



Video courtesy of Sunburnt: the 'Cats, NUMB, and the rest of the student body
jam to Go U, with a special guest on cymbals!



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