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A Winless Big Ten Season for Northwestern Wildcats Cannot Be Blamed on Coach Pat Fitzgerald
Today has been the ultimate letdown for fans of the Northwestern Wildcats. At the beginning of the 2013 football season there were some very high hopes in Evanston, Illinois. The Wildcats were coming off a good 2012 season and had [...]
Northwestern Football: Head Coach Pat Fitzgerald Better Than the Numbers
If you scroll through the last 20 years of Northwestern Wildcats football, you’ll find only three conference championships (1995, 1996 and 2000) and only one bowl win (2013 Gator Bowl). Narrow your lenses to the last eight years, and you’ll [...]
Northwestern: Venric Mark Tries For A Second Senior Season
Pat Fitzgerald and his Northwestern Wildcats suffered through a tumultuous 2013 football season. An extremely tough start to Big Ten play put the Wildcats behind the eight-ball, and they were never able to fully recover in 2013. Injuries also plagued [...]
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Michigan State vs. Northwestern: Game Preview With TV Schedule
It’s been quite the unpredictable season for the Michigan State Spartans as no one thought that one loss to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish could make the difference between a one-loss season and an unbeaten season. Sitting at 9-1, the [...]
Will Venric Mark Be Returning for the Northwestern Wildcats?
Northwestern Wildcats senior running back Venric Mark has only played in one full game this season because of injuries. He had been a big part of the Wildcats’ offense, running for over 1,000 yards in 2012 and was also an [...]
Northwestern Wildcats Continue Downward Spiral from BCS Hopeful To Bottom Of Big Ten
Northwestern Wildcats head coach Pat Fitzgerald led his team into Kinnick stadium in search of a desperately-needed Big Ten Victory. In his way stood coach Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa Hawkeyes. The Wildcats were once a BCS hopeful team that had [...]
Loss of Offensive Weapons Helps Minnesota Golden Gophers Beat Northwestern Wildcats
What has happened to the Northwestern Wildcats? They were ranked No. 16 in the nation going into their loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes on October 5. The Wildcats have now lost three straight. The Minnesota Golden Gophers traveled to Evanston to take on the [...]
Venric Mark Suffering Lost Senior Season for Northwestern Wildcats
Venric Mark was an All-Amercan punt returner in 2012 for the Northwestern Wildcats and also rushed for 1,366 yards as he guided the team to a remarkable 10-3 record. He was poised to come back for his senior season and [...]
Pat Fitzgerald Has To Do Better Job Of Getting His Northwestern Team Ready Every Week
Pat Fitzgerald has been with the Northwestern football team seven seasons as head coach and he should have learned a valuable lesson by now, especially when it comes to the Big Ten conference. Your team must be ready every week with [...]
Northwestern vs. Wisconsin: BCS Teams Square Off in Big Ten Country
The Big Ten game of the week will be played in Madison Wisconsin this week as the two-loss Wisconsin Badgers will play host to the one-loss Northwestern Wildcats. Camp Randal will be more boisterous than usual on Saturday as Wisconsin attempts [...]