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Northwestern 2014 Projected Depth Chart

Here's a look at the projected depth chart for the 2014 Northwestern Wildcats football team. The biggest difference from past seasons is the loss of explosive QB Kain Colter who is now apart of the Minnesota Vikings. The season opens up on August 30th as the Cats host the California Golden Bears in Evanston. Practice starts up next week so the final depth chart will likely change from what is projected belo ...

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Northwestern Preview: First True Test Comes Under National Spotlight vs. Ohio State

The first real test of the season comes under the national College Gameday spotlight Saturday in Evanston. The #16 Northwestern Wildcats open their conference schedule against Big Ten favorite, #4 Ohio State Buckeyes. Both teams come into this game undefeated. Ohio State is 5-0 with a quality win over ranked Big Ten rival Wisconsin. The Wildcats haven't really taken on a serious competitor yet this year. Th ...

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Wildcats get scare but beat Maine 35-21

Going into Saturday’s game, the 18th ranked Northwestern Wildcats were the heavy favorites against Maine out of the FCS. Ranked 25th in the FCS poll, the Black Bears surprised the Wildcats and hung around with the 18th ranked team in the nation. The Wildcats started fast with an opening drive touchdown. After stopping Maine on their opening drive, the Wildcats went 76 in 9 plays in 3:02, capped off by a 27 ...

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A Fine Evening in Evanston. Northwestern 48 Syracuse 27

Injuries in last week's game left questions for Northwestern looking ahead. Cornerback Daniel Jones was lost for the season, then Star players QB Kain Colter and RB Venric Mark were listed as day-to-day. Kain Colter (Concussion) was questionable but still made the start. Venric Mark (lower body) did not play, perhaps being saved for conference play in a couple weeks when Ohio State comes to town. Until then ...

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Wildcats’ Jones out for Season

Saturday’s win over Cal did not come without a steep price for the Northwestern Wildcats. Starting redshirt junior cornerback Daniel Jones has suffered left knee injury and is expected to miss the rest of the season. Jones appeared to get hurt in the second quarter while defending a pass in the endzone. To add insult to injury, he was also flagged for pass interference on the play. After defending the pass, ...

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Northwestern 44-30 Win over Cal Bittersweet with Injury

It was an overall solid win by the wildcats, playing well on both sides of the ball. Quarterback Kain Colter looked good until he was injured on the second play of the game. However, more than capable 2nd quarterback Trevor Siemian did a good job taking over the rest of the game. He also had some help with Northwestern's 209 rushing yards.  However, with losing Colter you don't just lose his duel threat ski ...

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High Expectations for the 2013 Wildcats

The 2013 Northwestern Wildcats have the potential to win their first Big 10 title since 2000. The Wildcats are coming off of only their third 10 win season in school history, and they are return almost all key contributors. The Wildcats are looking to build on their first bowl win in 64 years after defeating Mississippi State in the 2013 Gator Bowl. Heading into the 2013 season, Wildcats head coach Pat Fitz ...

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Lofty Expectations for the 2013 Wildcats

The theme of Big Ten Media Day for the Northwestern Wildcats was the newfound expectations for the 2013 season. The Wildcats have 15 returning starters including quarterback Kain Colter and running back Venrick Mark. Mark was third in the Big Ten in rushing with 1366 yards. The Wildcats also return Big Ten sacks Tyler Scott who had 9 sacks. The Wildcats also bring in the 47th best recruiting class in the na ...

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Wildcats Grant Eric Wilson’s Transfer Request

On the eve of Big Ten Media Day the Northwestern Wildcats have granted a transfer request for linebacker, Eric Wilson. Wilson, a redshirt Freshman from Redford, MI, is now free to transfer anywhere. Wilson will have to sit out this season if he transfers to an FCS school. Wilson was an ESPN.com three-star recruit out of high school. He was 25th overall prospect in Michigan by ESPN.com and the 68th best Line ...

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Big Ten Breakdown: Week 5

After the buffet of blowouts last weekend, the Big Ten finally opens up conference play this weekend.  Purdue is the only idle team this week, coming at a perfect time after the Boilermakers were upset against Toledo last week. As far as the rest of these matchups, at least two of these games should prove to be wire jobs.  Wisconsin will meet  Michigan State, in what could be the best game of the day.  The ...

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