***** As of Monday night, NU is an 8.5-point underdog to Michigan State. ***** Forecast for Evanston on Saturday: scattered thunderstorms, high of 79 degrees F. ***** After week three, NU is unranked in the major polls. CollegeFootballNews ranks NU 48th. ***** CBS Sports ranks NU 52nd, four spots below winless Fresno State (!) ***** For breaking news and updates, visit the HTP Twitter Feed *****




 
Updated
Sept. 15, 2019





The Crown Tower
Clock should be:
PURPLE













 











The Drake gets to show his stuff
vs. UNLV     [USA Today image]

'CATS CASH IN VS. VEGAS;
FITZ: WIN #97


NU gets back on track.  Bowl projections have been updated....


Wildcat Preview and Prediction
The Lowes Line: UNLV

Can the 'Cats rebound from their Pacific Pisser? The Line looks Deep Purple with its prediction for NU vs. UNLV...


Songs from the Vault
Northwestern's First Music

HTP ends its From the Vault series with a song that is likely the first piece of music ever written specifically for NU. From 1868, it's The Northwestern University March...


 Wildcat History
Where Was NU's First Football Field?

While researching the new book, I've nailed down just where NU began playing football...

Other pages updated this week (Sept. 15)
  
Uniform History


Updated 11/16/18

Updated 9/12/19

Archived


Wildcat legend Ed Tunnicliff, at the 1949 Rose Bowl tribute before the UNLV game.
Tunnicliff is wearing his game jersey!    [BTN screen capture]




DAYS HOURS MINS SECS


3
Number of wins
until Coach Fitz

HITS 100 VICTORIES



Next for the Wildcats:

   
Michigan State
Ryan Field
Sat., Sept. 21, 11:00 am CDT
TV: ABC
 

2019 Results
(0-1; 0-0 B1G)
L  Stanford 7-17
W UNLV 30-14
H
Michigan State
Sep 21
A
Wisconsin* Sep 28
A
Nebraska*
Oct 5
H
Ohio State - Friday
Oct 18
H
Iowa* - HC
Oct 26
A
Indiana
Nov 2
H
Purdue*
Nov 9
H
UMass
Nov 16
H
Minnesota*
Nov 23
A
Illinois*
Nov 30
- B1G Title?
Dec 7
- Bowl?
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2018 Results
(9-5; 8-2 B1G)
W  Purdue* 31-27
L  Duke
7-21

Akron
34-39
L  Michigan
17-20
W Michigan State
29-19
W Nebraska* - HC
34-31
W
Rutgers 18-15
W Wisconsin*
31-17
L Notre Dame
21-31
W  Iowa* 14-10
W  Minnesota* 24-14

Illinois* 24-16

Ohio St. (B1G)
24-45
W Utah (Holiday)
31-20




"...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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