Northwestern

RANK: #21

   

RECORD: 7-6

   

Big Ten RECORD: 5-4

   
Northwestern

TEAM NEWS

2017 Schedule
09/02
NEVADA
 
09/09
at Duke
 
09/16
BOWLING GREEN
 
09/30
at Wisconsin
 
10/07
PENN STATE
 
10/14
at Maryland
 
10/21
IOWA
 
10/28
MICHIGAN STATE
 
11/04
at Nebraska
 
11/11
PURDUE
 
11/18
MINNESOTA
 
11/25
at Illinois
 
2016 Results
L
WESTERN MICHIGAN
21-22
L
ILLINOIS STATE
7-9
W
DUKE
24-13
L
NEBRASKA
13-24
W
at Iowa
38-31
W
at Michigan State
54-40
W
INDIANA
24-14
L
at Ohio State
20-24
L
WISCONSIN
7-21
W
at Purdue
45-17
L
at Minnesota
12-29
W
ILLINOIS
42-21
W
Pittsburgh (Pinstripe Bowl)
31-24
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

Jackson leads Northwestern to win at Pinstripe Bowl

Jackson leads Northwestern to win at Pinstripe Bowl

Sports Xchange

December 28 Running back Justin Jackson ran for 226 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Northwestern Wildcats to a 31-24 win over the Pittsburgh Panthers in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. FULL STORY

Conner will be key as Pitt faces Northwestern

Conner will be key as Pitt faces Northwestern

Lindyssports.com Staff

December 28 When running back James Conner takes the field at Yankee Stadium in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl for the last time as a member of the Pittsburgh Panthers, a range of emotions will be swirling. FULL STORY

No. 6 Ohio State avoids upset against Northwestern

No. 6 Ohio State avoids upset against Northwestern

Sports Xchange

October 29 Auburn increased its winning streak to six games as the 15th-ranked Tigers beat host Ole Miss 40-29 Saturday night behind a career-high 236 rushing yards by running back Kamryn Pettway. FULL STORY

No. 6 Ohio State looks to shrug off loss

No. 6 Ohio State looks to shrug off loss

Sports Xchange

October 27 For the first time in five seasons under Urban Meyer, Ohio State lost a Big Ten regular-season road game. And its 20-game road winning streak also ended last Saturday night in State College, Pa., when Penn State FULL STORY

DEPTH CHART

Offense
QB 18
Clayton Thorson*
6-4
220
Jr.
RB 21
Justin Jackson*
5-11
193
Sr.
WR 4
Solomon Vault
5-10
190
Sr.
WR 2
Flynn Nagel
5-11
181
Jr.
WR 88
Bennett Skowronek
6-4
210
So.
SB 9
Garret Dickerson*
6-3
240
Sr.
LT 72
Blake Hance*
6-5
305
Jr.
LG 59
J.B. Butler*
6-3
300
Jr.
C 69
Brad North*
6-2
290
Sr.
RG 71
Tommy Doles*
6-6
295
Jr*
RT 73
Gunnar Vogel
6-6
286
Fr.
Defense
DE 97
Joe Gaziano
6-4
265
So.
DT 67
Tyler Lancaster*
6-3
310
Sr.
DT 99
Jordan Thompson
6-3
290
Jr.
DE 56
Xavier Washington*
6-1
243
Sr.
LB 10
Brett Walsh
6-1
215
Sr.
LB 42
Paddy Fisher
6-3
235
Fr.
LB 32
Nate Hall*
6-2
230
Jr.
CB 24
Montre Hartage*
6-0
190
Jr.
CB 3
Keith Watkins II
5-11
187
Sr.
S 16
Godwin Igwebuike*
6-0
205
Sr.
S 21
Kyle Queiro*
6-3
200
Sr.
SPECIAL TEAMS
K N/A
Charlie Kuhbander
5-11
185
Fr.
P 96
Hunter Niswander*
6-5
240
Sr.
*Returning Starters
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
2014 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
23.0
98
Rushing
136.6
100
Passing
216.5
76
Total
353.1
104
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
25.2
47
Rushing
169.9
70
Passing
214.3
42
Total
384.3
53
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+4
+0.33
T-40