Northwestern

RANK: #34

   

RECORD: 7-2

   

Big Ten RECORD: 6-2

   
2021 Schedule
09/04
MICHIGAN STATE
 
09/11
INDIANA STATE
 
09/18
at Duke
 
09/25
OHIO
 
10/02
at Nebraska
 
10/16
RUTGERS
 
10/23
at Michigan
 
10/30
MINNESOTA
 
11/06
IOWA
 
11/13
at Wisconsin
 
11/20
vs. Purdue (Wrigley Field)
 
11/27
at Illinois
 
2020 Results
Purdue, Northwestern ready for rare game at Wrigley

Purdue, Northwestern ready for rare game at Wrigley

Field Level Media

November 18 Unable to uphold its reputation as a giant slayer after falling to national-title hopeful Ohio State last week, Purdue will look to rebound Saturday when it faces Northwestern at Wrigley Field in Chicago. FULL STORY

David Winning Not Such Big News Any More

David Winning Not Such Big News Any More

Lyn Scarbrough

September 07 Fast forward 14 years to the first weekend of September, 2021. Forget all this Week Zero nonsense. This was the first real weekend of college football after the long COVID-19 nightmare that generated a season full of inequity and asterisks. FULL STORY

'Like our bowl game': Northwestern seeks 7th straight win vs. Illinois

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Field Level Media

November 26 Northwestern will try to maintain its recent dominance over host Illinois when the two teams meet in their Big Ten season finale Saturday afternoon in Champaign, Ill. FULL STORY

Northwestern, No. 18 Wisconsin embrace defensive mentality

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Field Level Media

November 10 Resurgent Wisconsin has climbed back into the thick of the Big Ten West race, but the host Badgers have learned to never overlook Northwestern. FULL STORY

No. 19 Iowa visits Northwestern trying to halt two-game skid

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Field Level Media

November 02 No. 19 Iowa went from a potential College Football Playoff contender to perilously close to falling out of the Big Ten West Division title in a matter of two weeks. FULL STORY

Rutgers, Northwestern aim to bounce back from lopsided losses

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Field Level Media

October 13 Rutgers and Northwestern sit at the bottom of their divisions in the Big Ten Conference and are coming off humbling performances. FULL STORY

Northwestern needs to protect the ball against Ohio

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Field Level Media

September 22 It's a chance for improvement for two struggling programs when the Northwestern Wildcats host the visiting Ohio Bobcats on Saturday in Evanston, Ill. FULL STORY

Northwestern, Duke meet intent on extending rebounds

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Field Level Media

September 14 After facing off four straight years from 2015-2018, the Duke Blue Devils and Northwestern Wildcats will renew their nonconference rivalry Saturday at Durham, N.C. FULL STORY

Desperate Northwestern entertains FCS test from Indiana State

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Field Level Media

September 07 Indiana State seeks to continue a recent trend of FCS teams upsetting bigger programs when it travels Saturday to Evanston, Ill., to take on Northwestern. FULL STORY

Northwestern, Michigan State open with Big Ten battle

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Field Level Media

August 30 Hunter Johnson watched from the sideline as Northwestern won seven of nine games last season, including a Citrus Bowl triumph. FULL STORY

DEPTH CHART

Offense
QB 15
Hunter Johnson
6-2
215
Sr.
RB 20
Cam Porter
5-10
220
So.
WR 17
Bryce Kirtz
6-0
180
So.
WR 3
JJ Jefferson
5-10
180
Sr.
WR 5
Stephon Robinson Jr..
5-10
180
Sr.
TE 89
Charlie Mangieri*
6-4
250
Sr.
LT 77
Peter Skoronski*
6-4
294
So.
LG 68
Josh Priebe
6-5
295
So.
C 52
Sam Gerak*
6-4
295
Sr.
RG 76
Ethan Wiederkehr*
6-5
295
Sr.
RT 79
Zachary Franks
6-6
305
So.
Defense
DE 99
Adetomiwa Adebawore*
6-2
265
Jr.
DT 96
Trevor Kent*
6-6
300
Sr.
DT 94
Jason Gold Jr.
6-3
285
Jr.
DE 91
Samdup Miller*
6-3
270
Sr.
LB 28
Chris Bergin*
5-11
215
Sr.
LB 44
Khalid Jones
6-0
230
Jr.
LB 40
Peter McIntyre
6-2
231
Sr.
CB 11
A.J. Hampton
5-11
180
Jr.
CB 2
Cameron Mitchell
6-0
195
So.
S 16
Brandon Joseph*
6-1
192
So.
S 0
Coco Azema
5-11
185
So.
SPECIAL TEAMS
K 14
Charlie Kuhbander*
6-0
195
Sr.
P 36
Derek Adams*
5-11
195
Sr.
*Returning Starters
2021 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
24.7
92
Rushing
162.8
65
Passing
197.9
96
Total
360.7
93
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
15.9
5
Rushing
145.9
46
Passing
195.3
T-19
Total
341.2
22
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+4
+0.44
36