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AUDIO: Northwestern Football Seniors Reflect Prior to Finale

AUDIO: Northwestern Football Seniors Reflect Prior to Finale

Saturday’s game against Illinois will mark the final contest for this year’s class of Northwestern seniors. Despite this year’s disappointment, the class does boast several players high up on the program’s record charts. Three of them – Kain Colter, Tyler Scott and Jeff Budzien – reflect on their Wildcat careers with WNUR’s Jim Sannes and […]

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Don’t Hate the Player: NCAA Football simulation of Northwestern-Illinois

Don’t Hate the Player: NCAA Football simulation of Northwestern-Illinois

WNUR Sports Online Content Director Cameron Songer (@CameronSonger) picks a winner in Northwestern’s final game of the 2013 season using NCAA Football 14. Pride is on the line as Northwestern heads to Champaign to face the Illinois Fighting Illini. Can the banged-up Wildcats ruin senior day for Illinois? Key Players on Northwestern SS Ibraheim Campbell […]

Northwestern NFL Roundup: Week 12

Northwestern NFL Roundup: Week 12

WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) recaps the Week 12 action for Northwestern Wildcats football alumni in the National Football League. Northwestern has eight football alumni currently on NFL active rosters. Here’s how they did this week in the NFL: Offensive Players Jeremy Ebert, Wide Receiver, Jacksonville Jaguars (Northwestern Class of 2012): The Jaguars signed Ebert to […]

Reaction: Northwestern football vs. Michigan State

Reaction: Northwestern football vs. Michigan State

WNUR’s Alex Lederman explains how the Wildcats lost 30-6 to Michigan State on Saturday. Northwestern once dreamed of setting foot on the turf of sunny Pasadena, gazing at the thousands of fans who packed the stadium on this New Year’s Day to cheer on their beloved Wildcats in the Rose Bowl; those dreams are long […]

WNUR’s Predictions of Northwestern versus Michigan State

WNUR’s Predictions of Northwestern versus Michigan State

The WNUR Sports staff weighs in with their predictions for this Saturday’s football game between the Northwestern Wildcats and the Michigan State Spartans. If you want in on the action, simply leave your prediction in the comments below, or you can tweet them @WNURSports. Joe Misulonas (@jmisulonas): Northwestern beats Michigan State, 21-17. Michigan State walks […]

Don’t Hate the Player: Michigan State at Northwestern Simulation

Don’t Hate the Player: Michigan State at Northwestern Simulation

WNUR Sports Online Content Director Cameron Songer (@CameronSonger) uses EA Sports NCAA Football 14 to predict a winner for Saturday’s Northwestern-Michigan State matchup. Not even EA Sports predicted that Northwestern would struggle as much as they struggled in real life through six Big Ten games. On the other side, Michigan State is not quite as […]

Reason for Northwestern’s Fourth Quarter Struggles

Reason for Northwestern’s Fourth Quarter Struggles

WNUR’s Michael Stern (@michaeljstern23) investigates the reasons behind Northwestern’s fourth quarter struggles in the Pat Fitzgerald era. Here’s a scary stat. In the Pat Fitzgerald era, the Wildcats have been outscored 682-573 in the fourth quarter. That’s a difference of 109 points. Explaining this number might help explain why Northwestern seems to lose so many […]

Joe’s Corner: An Interesting Road Ahead for Pat Fitzgerald

Joe’s Corner: An Interesting Road Ahead for Pat Fitzgerald

WNUR’s Joe Misulonas (@jmisulonas) investigates the possible implications of a Northwestern loss this Saturday to Michigan State, leaving the team without bowl eligibility for the first time since Pat Fitzgerald’s first year at the helm. This Saturday may not be the most important football game in Pat Fitzgerald’s tenure as head football coach of the […]

Northwestern NFL Roundup: Week 11

Northwestern NFL Roundup: Week 11

WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) recaps the Week 11 action for Northwestern Wildcats football alumni in the National Football League. Northwestern has seven football alumni currently on NFL active rosters. Here’s how they did this week in the NFL: Offensive Players Zach Strief, Offensive Tackle, New Orleans Saints (Northwestern Class of 2006) Started at offensive tackle […]

The NUmbers Guy: Northwestern’s Red Zone Offensive Woes

The NUmbers Guy: Northwestern’s Red Zone Offensive Woes

WNUR’s Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) takes an in-depth look at Northwestern football’s red zone offense and argues that the struggles have cost the team three-to-five victories this year. I feel like I say this here far too often: I love Jeff Budzien. He’s a good man, he does his job, he’s intelligent, and he gave one […]

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