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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern football players stand behind their Gator Bowl trophy. The Cats won the Gator Bowl in 2013, ending a decades-long bowl losing streak.

Football: Northwestern looks to rebound from its (mostly) doomed bowl past

December 20, 2015

Football When Northwestern last went to the Outback Bowl in 2010, the team hadn’t come away from a bowl game with a win in 61 years. The 2010 Outback Bowl proved to be a close game with the...

Football: The oral history of the Pat Fitzgerald era

Football: The oral history of the Pat Fitzgerald era

February 19, 2013

On Jan. 1, 2013, Northwestern won its first bowl game in 64 years, ending the nation’s longest bowl-win drought. The Wildcats’ head coach Pat Fitzgerald, a college football Hall of Famer and member...

It was a tough day for Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa and the Wildcats, who despite nearly completing the comeback, fell to Texas A&M 33-22 in the 2011 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.

Football: Northwestern’s bowl history, 2005-2011

December 26, 2012

Though Northwestern’s bowl history is painful in its own right, the period from 2005-2011 can easily be described as the most brutal. Over the course of seven seasons, NU has suffered five bowl losses,...

Football: Northwestern’s bowl history, 1948-2003

December 25, 2012

On January 1, 1949, Northwestern beat previously-undefeated University of California-Berkley to win the 35th Rose Bowl, 20-14. As far as postseason success goes, there’s been little to cheer for since. After...

Northwestern defensive linemen Brian Arnfelt (left) and Bo Cisek (right) celebrate after the Wildcats win over Indiana. As of the fifth week of its season, Northwestern is the only undefeated team in the Legends division.

Updated: Northwestern returns to Associated Press poll at No. 24

September 30, 2012

For the first time since 2008, Northwestern is among the top 25 football teams in the country in the Associated Press's weekly poll. The Wildcats are ranked No. 24 with 143 points in Sunday's poll. NU...

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