The Northwestern Wildcats seemed down and out Saturday against the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Faced with the daunting task of a 99-yard touchdown drive with two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, it seemed the Wildcats were going to fall short yet again at home. Against all odds, quarterback Clayton Thorson led his team on that march. […]
The Northwestern Wildcats fell 39-34 to the visiting Akron Zips on Saturday, bringing them to 1-2 on the season and to a search for in-game consistency. Northwestern scored quickly off a botched Akron punt but otherwise came out of the gates struggling to get going offensively. The defense, however, played with tenacity and the discipline needed […]
Wildcats struggle at home against Blue Devils Northwestern running back Jeremy Larkin and wide receiver Flynn Nagel stole the show Saturday at Ryan Field, but it was not enough to lift the Wildcats past the Duke Blue Devils, losing by a score of 21-7. Northwestern started the game strong, marching to the end zone all the […]
Day two of Big Ten Media Days got underway in Chicago, featuring both the hunters and hunted of the Big Ten. After another day of interviews, plenty was left to unpack in regards to the upcoming season. Iowa Iowa football is synonymous with old-school, smashmouth football. Kirk Ferentz, approaching his Iowa school record 144th win, […]
on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….Teddy Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune joins us to for a College Football Preview. We’ll look at Ohio State, Michigan State, and Wisconsin atop the Big Ten, as well as the local schools – Northwestern, Illinois, and Northern Illinois. Jeff Rich will talk about […]
The offseason for college sports is like when a really hyped movie releases a trailer months before it’s actual release. Fans can’t wait until it comes out. But instead of full length trailers, you get lots and lots of teasers from your favorite teams. Considering the Big Ten won the first championship in the 4-team […]
In an AP story carried by SI.com, BCS Executive Director says he’s pleased the Big Ten is revisiting the notion of a four-team playoff to replace the current BCS championship. “The Big Ten, which helped squash the notion of a four-team playoff to crown a national champion in college football several years ago, is taking […]
Check out what the local papers in Alabama have to say about the Crimson Tide’s big win over LSU in the BCS Championship game Monday night.