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 0-0 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 77-62 / Winning Percentage 55.12 RK 60 524-659-44 / Winning Percentage 44.50 Total Win Rk 84 Win % Rk 114 Total 50 Offense 27 Defense 22 S T i Offense 8* Defense 8 NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2017)

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Record 2017

Overall: W:3 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:3 L:3 T:0
Division: W:3 L:3 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-02 2017 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Nevada
WIN
31 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 8-90 156 352 508 2 19 8
Nevada 6-65 142 199 341 2 14 5
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-09 2017 Duke
 -VS- 
Northwestern
LOSS
41 - 17
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Duke 8-55 233 305 538 2 22 15
Northwestern 3-26 22 169 191 3 10 1
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-16 2017 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Bowling Green
WIN
49 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 4-23 303 375 678 2 11 8
Bowling Green 3-15 96 256 352 1 17 5
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Sep-30 2017 Wisconsin
 -VS- 
Northwestern
LOSS
33 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Wisconsin 5-47 109 197 306 3 11 3
Northwestern 5-50 25 219 244 2 15 3
Same Conference Oct-07 2017 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Penn State
LOSS
7 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 8-74 67 198 265 3 19 5
Penn State 3-30 95 286 381 0 18 8
Same Conference Oct-14 2017 Maryland
 -VS- 
Northwestern
WIN
21 - 37
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Maryland 2-30 85 255 340 0 17 6
Northwestern 7-90 238 293 531 2 21 10
Same Conference Oct-21 2017 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Iowa
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern
Iowa
Same Conference Oct-28 2017 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Michigan State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern
Michigan State
Same Conference Nov-04 2017 Nebraska
 -VS- 
Northwestern
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Nebraska
Northwestern
Same Conference Nov-11 2017 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Purdue
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern
Purdue
Same Conference Nov-18 2017 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Minnesota
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern
Minnesota
Same Conference Nov-25 2017 Illinois
 -VS- 
Northwestern
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Illinois
Northwestern

Record 2017

Overall: W:3 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:3 L:3 T:0
Division: W:3 L:3 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northwestern 35 - 353 Yards 811 1606 2417 14 95 35
Opponents 27 - 242 Yards 760 1498 2258 8 99 42
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
6 2417 403

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 1606 268

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
6 811 135

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
6 165 28

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
6 14 2.33

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
95 35 36.8%

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
6 17 16 90 8 6 14 2 94% 82%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
6 2258 376

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 1498 250

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 760 127

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
6 153 26

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
6 8 1.33

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
99 42 42.4%

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
6 16 14 69 6 3 9 5 88% 56%