Northwestern

RANK: #40

   

RECORD: 10-3

   

Big Ten RECORD: 7-2

   
2018 Schedule
08/30
at Purdue
 
09/08
DUKE
 
09/15
AKRON
 
09/29
MICHIGAN
 
10/06
at Michigan State
 
10/13
NEBRASKA
 
10/20
at Rutgers
 
10/27
WISCONSIN
 
11/03
NOTRE DAME
 
11/10
at Iowa
 
11/17
at Minnesota
 
11/24
at Illinois
 
2017 Results
W
NEVADA
31-20
L
at Duke
17-41
W
BOWLING GREEN
49-7
L
at Wisconsin
24-33
L
PENN STATE
7-31
W
at Maryland
37-21
W
IOWA
17-10
W
MICHIGAN STATE
39-31 (3OT)
W
at Nebraska
31-24 (OT)
W
PURDUE
23-13
W
MINNESOTA
39-0
W
at Illinois
42-7
W
vs. Kentucky (Music City Bowl)
24-23
In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 picks for Week Two

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 picks for Week Two

Ken Cross

September 07 So what happens next? Aggies over Clemson? Trojans over Cardinal? Or, Pitt over Penn State? And … would any of those be a surprise? Check out this week's ACC, Pac-12 picks here! FULL STORY

Thursday Night Lowe Down: Wildcats earn road W

Thursday Night Lowe Down: Wildcats earn road W

Matt Lowe

August 30 Purdue’s only defeat in its last five games last season came at the hands of Northwestern, so expect the Boilermakers to be chomping at the bit for a little revenge. FULL STORY

Ex-Clemson QB Johnson headed to Northwestern

Ex-Clemson QB Johnson headed to Northwestern

Lindyssports.com Staff

June 11 Former Clemson quarterback Hunter Johnson is transferring to Northwestern, Northwestern officials announced on Monday. FULL STORY

FBS Notebook: NCAA rule places limits on headsets

FBS Notebook: NCAA rule places limits on headsets

Lindyssports.com Staff

May 12 The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel passed a new rule Friday limiting the number of headsets a team can use during a game to 20. FULL STORY

Gimino: Top 10 Week One games of 2018

Gimino: Top 10 Week One games of 2018

Anthony Gimino

January 17 The college football season is over. The wait begins. There are still draft decisions to be made, more coaching changes, the traditional signing period, spring ball, upcoming transfers, fall camp FULL STORY

Bowl Recaps: Ohio State stops No. 8 USC in Cotton

Bowl Recaps: Ohio State stops No. 8 USC in Cotton

The Sports Xchange

December 30 A slew of turnovers, along with the sticky hands of Damon Webb, helped propel No. 5 Ohio State to a dominant 24-7 victory over No. 8 USC in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic on Friday night at AT&T Stadium. FULL STORY

Thorson guides No. 25 Northwestern by Purdue

Thorson guides No. 25 Northwestern by Purdue

The Sports Xchange

November 11 Clayton Thorson completed 26 of 46 passes for 296 yards and accounted for two touchdowns, helping No. 25 Northwestern defeat Purdue 23-13 Saturday at Ryan Field. FULL STORY

Offense powers No. 4 Penn State into Northwestern

Offense powers No. 4 Penn State into Northwestern

The Sports Xchange

October 03 At Penn State, wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton made a request in the offseason. He wanted a way to practice his craft right up until game time. So he asked if a JUGS machine -- a practice device that fires footballs FULL STORY

Lindy's 2017 Top 25: Teams 20-25

Lindy's 2017 Top 25: Teams 20-25

Lindyssports.com Staff

June 23 After the combined 23-3 success of 2014 and ‘15, things went wrong in ways big and small for the Horned Frogs last year. The main culprit was a subpar Big 12 offense, FULL STORY

DEPTH CHART

Offense
QB 18
Clayton Thorson*
6-4
225
Sr.
RB 28
Jeremy Larkin
5-10
194
So.
WR 4
Solomon Vault
5-10
192
Sr.
WR 2
Flynn Nagel*
5-11
194
Sr.
WR 88
Bennett Skowronek*
6-4
218
Jr.
TE 84
Cameron Green
6-3
230
Jr.
LT 72
Blake Hance*
6-5
300
Sr.
LG 59
J.B. Butler*
6-3
305
Sr.
C 65
Jared Thomas
6-4
285
Jr.
RG 71
Tommy Doles*
6-6
295
Sr.
RT 70
Rashan Slater*
6-3
289
So.
Defense
DE 97
Joe Gaziano*
6-4
280
Jr.
DT 95
Alex Miller
6-3
280
Jr.
DT 99
Jordan Thompson*
6-3
290
Sr.
DE 91
Samdup Miller*
6-3
261
So.
LB 51
Blake Gallagher
6-1
221
So.
LB 42
Paddy Fisher*
6-4
245
So.
LB 32
Nate Hall*
6-2
230
Sr.
CB 24
Montre Hartage*
6-0
195
Sr.
CB 3
Trae Williams
6-0
212
Jr.
S 41
Jared McGee
6-1
220
Sr.
S 13
JR Pace
6-1
193
So.
SPECIAL TEAMS
K 14
Charlie Kuhbander*
6-0
189
So.
P 17
Daniel Kubiuk
6-1
210
Sr.
*Returning Starters
2017 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
29.2
T-56
Rushing
174.2
52
Passing
233.8
64
Total
408.0
55
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
20.1
20
Rushing
107.7
9
Passing
249.5
100
Total
357.2
34
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+7
+0.54
T-26
2016 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
26.0
87
Rushing
153.2
91
Passing
245.1
53
Total
298.2
73
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
22.2
24
Rushing
139.2
30
Passing
265.2
109
Total
404.4
60
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+9
+0.69
T-14
2015 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
19.5
114
Rushing
188.5
42
Passing
138.5
119
Total
327.1
115
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
18.6
12
Rushing
126.2
21
Passing
192.8
23
Total
319.0
13
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+1
+0.08
T-61