AUG. 11-- The Big Ten announced this afternoon that the conference is scrapping fall sports and will attempt to play the fall sports, including football, in spring 2021.




CONFERENCE IN TOTAL DISARRAY:
PRESIDENTS, COACHES, B1G OFFICIALS
ALL ON DIFFERENT PAGES




 
EXTRA #2
Aug. 11, 2020





The Crown Tower
Clock should be:
PURPLE













 











AUG. 11-- Here are the various announcements about the cancellation of the B1G and Northwestern seasons:



AUG. 10-- Sunday brought a mountain of fast-moving events, as the Big Ten presidents and Power 5 commissioners convened to mull over the 2020 season, without resolution...



NU All-American guard Wade "Red" Woolworth
poses before the 1930 season, 90 years ago.
CFB 2020 Conference Status

UPDATED AUG. 11--  The Pac-12 followed the Big Ten in scrapping fall sports...


BIG TEN RELEASES NEW NU SCHEDULE

Several big changes to the conference slate and process were announced last week...


Commentary
HTP Turns Twenty

HailToPurple.com turns twenty on July 12. Here is my personal commentary looking back...


 Wildcat History
NU and the 1918 Flu Pandemic

As the world deals with COVID-19, let's look back at the only other time that NU football was affected by a global pandemic...

Other pages updated this week (Aug. 9)
  
Program Cover Gallery
(Several covers added from 1914-1935)


Archived

Updated 11/29/19

Archived





DAYS HOURS MINS SECS


1
Number of wins
until Coach Fitz

HITS 100 VICTORIES



Next for the Wildcats:

    

2021?

 

2020 Schedule
* Denotes B10 West Game
A Penn State Sep 5
H Wisconsin* Sep 12
A
Michigan St.
Sep 19
H
Maryland Sep 26
A
Iowa*
Oct 3
-
[Bye]
Oct 10
H
Illinois*
Oct 17
H
Nebraska*
Oct 24
A
Purdue*
Oct 31
- [Bye] Nov 7
A
Minnesota*
Nov 14
H
Michigan
Nov 21
 -
"Open" tbd
Nov 28
 
2019 Results
(3-9; 1-8 B1G)
L  Stanford 7-17
W  UNLV
30-14

Michigan State
10-31
L Wisconsin*
15-24
L Nebraska*
10-13
L Ohio State
3-52
L
Iowa* - HC
0-20
L Indiana
3-34
L Purdue*
22-24
W  UMass 45-6
L  Minnesota* 22-38

Illinois* 29-10
  
 
 




"...It will always be my school, our school."
--Gary Barnett, as quoted by Teddy Greenstein

"You've got a bunch of days to be students,
why not party like a rock star on Saturdays in the fall?"

--Coach Fitzgerald, as quoted in the Daily



Video courtesy of Sunburnt: the 'Cats, NUMB, and the rest of the student body
jam to Go U, with a special guest on cymbals!



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