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The Daily Northwestern

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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

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,...

Report: Capital One Bowl wanted Northwestern

December 13, 2012

Two members of the Capital One Bowl selection committee told the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday that their ideal match-up would have been Northwestern and Texas A&M. According to the sources, the...

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