College Football Team Details: Northwestern
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Northwestern FBS (AQ's) : Big Ten P5

Location
Evanston

Spirit Name
Wildcats

Mascot
Willie The Wildcat
Stadium:
Ryan Field/FBS Rank 69th
Capacity: 47,130
Surface: Grass

Offense Data | Defense Data

University Snapshot

Year Annual
Record
Coach Head Coach Record Overall Record Total Win Rank / Winning % Returning Letterman Returning
Starters
Attendance
2009 8-5 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 27-23 / Winning Percentage 54.00 475-619-44 / Winning Percentage 43.67 Total Win Rk 84 Win % Rk 111 Total 48 Offense 24 Defense 23 S.T. 1 Offense 5 Defense 8 24,190 Decrease Rank 84
2010 7-6 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 34-29 / Winning Percentage 53.97 482-625-44 / Winning Percentage 43.79 Total Win Rk 83 Win % Rk 111 Total 55 Offense 24 Defense28 S.T. 3 Offense 7 Defense 6 36,449 Increase Rank 68
2011 6-7 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 40-36 / Winning Percentage 52.64 488-632-44 / Winning Percentage 43.81 Total Win Rk 82 Win % Rk 112 Total 56 Offense 26 Defense 28 S.T. 2 OffenseS 9* Defense 7 33,442 Decrease Rank 70
2012 10-3 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 50-39 / Winning Percentage 56.18 498-635-44 / Winning Percentage 44.18 Total Win Rk 82 Win % Rk 113 Total 58 Offense 29 Defense 25 S.T.4 Offense 5 Defense 5 35,697 Increase Rank 65
2013 5-7 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 55-46 / Winning Percentage 53.47 502-643-44 / Winning Percentage 44.07 Total Win Rk 84 Win % Rk 113 Total 54 Offense 27 Defense 23 S.T. 4 Offense 8* Defense 7 39,307 Increase Rank 63
2014 5-7 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 60-53 / Winning Percentage 52.21 507-650-44 / Winning Percentage 44.05 Total Win Rk 86 Win % Rk 115 Total 55 Offense 31 Defense 22 S.T. 2 Offense 9 Defense 8 38,613 Decrease Rank 59
2015 10-3 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 70-56 / Winning Percentage 55.12 RK 49 517-653-44 / Winning Percentage 44.40 Total Win Rk 83 Win % Rk 114 Total 62 Offense 29 Defense 28 S.T. 5 Offense 6 Defense 8 33,366 Decrease Rank 65
2016 7-6 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 77-62 / Winning Percentage 55.12 RK 60 524-659-44 / Winning Percentage 44.50 Total Win Rk 83 Win % Rk 113 Total 57 Offense 29 Defense 24 S T 4 Offense 6* Defense 6 34,798 Increase Rank 64
2017 10-3 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 87-65 / Winning Percentage 57.24 RK 47 534-662-44 / Winning Percentage 44.84 Total Win Rk 82 Win % Rk 114 Total 50 Offense 27 Defense 22 S T i Offense 8* Defense 8 35,853 Increase Rank 63
2018 0-0 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 87-65 / Winning Percentage 57.24 RK 47 534-662-44 / Winning Percentage 44.84 Total Win Rk 82 Win % Rk 114 Total 61 Offense 33 Defense 26 ST 2 Offense 7* Defense 7 NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2018)

Record 2018

Overall: W:1 L:2 T:0
Conf: W:1 L:2 T:0
Division: W:1 L:2 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
Same Conference Aug-30 2018 Purdue
 -VS- 
Northwestern
WIN
27 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Purdue 9-95 202 270 472 3 15 8
Northwestern 6-56 166 235 401 0 17 6
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-08 2018 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Duke
LOSS
7 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 2-20 99 282 381 2 20 9
Duke 4-42 97 204 301 0 15 4
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-15 2018 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Akron
LOSS
34 - 39
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 3-35 86 405 491 3 18 6
Akron 15-140 90 277 367 1 16 4
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Sep-29 2018 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Michigan
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern
Michigan
Same Conference Oct-06 2018 Michigan State
 -VS- 
Northwestern
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Michigan State
Northwestern
Same Conference Oct-13 2018 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Nebraska
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern
Nebraska
Same Conference Oct-20 2018 Rutgers
 -VS- 
Northwestern
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Rutgers
Northwestern
Same Conference Oct-27 2018 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Wisconsin
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern
Wisconsin
BCS (FBS AQ's) Nov-03 2018 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Notre Dame
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern
Notre Dame
Same Conference Nov-10 2018 Iowa
 -VS- 
Northwestern
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Iowa
Northwestern
Same Conference Nov-17 2018 Minnesota
 -VS- 
Northwestern
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Minnesota
Northwestern
Same Conference Nov-24 2018 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Illinois
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern
Illinois

Record 2018

Overall: W:1 L:2 T:0
Conf: W:1 L:2 T:0
Division: W:1 L:2 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northwestern 11 - 111 Yards 351 922 1273 5 55 21
Opponents 28 - 277 Yards 389 751 1140 4 46 16
KEY

Colored Dots Indicate that the game is outside of their division.

  • Other = Same Conference
  • BCS = Non Conf. BCS
  • FBS = Non Conf. FBS
  • FCS = non Conf. FCS
  • FCS Non AQ = Other

Offense Data   Back To Top


Offense Total Yards

Games Yards Avg. Yards Per Game
3 1273 424

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
3 922 307

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
3 351 117

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
3 72 24

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
3 5 1.67

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
55 21 38.2%

Offense Red Zone

Games RZ Drives RZ Scores RZ Points RZ Rushing TD RZ Passing TD RZ TD Total RZ Field Goals RZ Scoring Percentage RZ TD Percentage
3 13 9 51 7 1 8 1 69% 62%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
3 1140 380

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
3 751 250

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
3 389 130

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
3 87 29

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
3 4 1.33

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
46 16 34.8%

Defense Red Zone

Games Opponent RZ Drives Opponent RZ Scores Opponent RZ Points Opponent RZ Rushing_TD Opponent RZ Passing_TD Opponent RZ Zone TD Opponent RZ Field Goals Opponent RZ Scoring Percentage Opponent RZ TD Percentage
3 6 6 27 1 2 3 3 100% 50%