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 55.40 RK 59 524-659-44 / 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 55 534-662-44 / 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 9-5 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 96-70 / Winning Percentage 57.83 RK 53 543-667-44 / Winning Percentage 45.06 Total Win Rk 80 Win % Rk 114 Total 61 Offense 33 Defense 26 ST 2 Offense 7* Defense 7 43,873 Increase Rank 46
2019 0-0 Pat Fitzgerald @ NW 96-70 / Winning Percentage 57.83 RK 42 543-667-44 / Winning Percentage 45.06 Total Win Rk 80 Win % Rk 114 Total 66 Offense 30 Defense 32 ST 4 Offense 6 Defense 6 NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2019)

Record 2019

Overall: W:2 L:8 T:0
Conf: W:2 L:8 T:0
Division: W:2 L:8 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
BCS (FBS AQ's) Aug-31 2019 Stanford
 -VS- 
Northwestern
LOSS
17 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Stanford 8-78 132 233 365 2 16 7
Northwestern 8-67 93 117 210 4 14 5
BYE WEEK!
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-14 2019 Northwestern
 -VS- 
UNLV
WIN
30 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 8-78 276 165 441 1 14 5
UNLV 5-65 210 120 330 3 14 5
Same Conference Sep-21 2019 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Michigan State
LOSS
10 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 3-25 139 126 265 3 20 8
Michigan State 5-47 109 228 337 1 15 6
Same Conference Sep-28 2019 Wisconsin
 -VS- 
Northwestern
LOSS
24 - 15
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Wisconsin 6-74 130 113 243 2 16 4
Northwestern 4-23 97 158 255 3 19 4
Same Conference Oct-05 2019 Nebraska
 -VS- 
Northwestern
LOSS
13 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Nebraska 8-74 133 186 319 0 19 6
Northwestern 6-50 157 136 293 1 16 6
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-18 2019 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Ohio State
LOSS
3 - 52
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 8-76 157 42 199 2 18 5
Ohio State 5-58 279 201 480 0 14 8
Same Conference Oct-26 2019 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Iowa
LOSS
0 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 2-21 64 138 202 1 17 6
Iowa 4-50 123 179 302 0 17 6
Same Conference Nov-02 2019 Indiana
 -VS- 
Northwestern
LOSS
34 - 3
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Indiana 6-50 144 270 414 0 13 5
Northwestern 9-97 87 112 199 3 14 3
Same Conference Nov-09 2019 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Purdue
LOSS
22 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 9-86 251 184 435 2 15 6
Purdue 5-39 74 271 345 2 15 7
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Nov-16 2019 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Massachusetts
WIN
45 - 6
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 0-0 334 76 410 3 14 7
Massachusetts 8-55 83 227 310 1 19 6
Same Conference Nov-23 2019 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Minnesota
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern
Minnesota
Same Conference Nov-30 2019 Illinois
 -VS- 
Northwestern
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Illinois
Northwestern

Record 2019

Overall: W:2 L:8 T:0
Conf: W:2 L:8 T:0
Division: W:2 L:8 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northwestern 57 - 523 Yards 1655 1254 2909 23 161 55
Opponents 60 - 590 Yards 1417 2028 3445 11 158 60
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
10 2909 291

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 1254 125

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
10 1655 166

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
10 145 15

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
10 23 2.3

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
161 55 34.2%

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
10 21 15 72 6 3 9 6 71% 43%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
10 3445 345

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 2028 203

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 1417 142

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
10 235 24

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
10 11 1.1

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
158 60 38%

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
10 31 26 135 8 11 19 7 84% 61%